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April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month, a time to think about how much you know about the disease.
You may know about the tremors and stiffness that gradually take over patients’ bodies. You may know about famous people with the disease, including Michael J. Fox.
Dave Duplay sits down with John L. Lehr, President & CEO of the Parkinson's Foundation, to talk about the challenges faced by those affected by Parkinson's disease, and what the Parkinson's Foundation is doing to help raise awareness and find a cure.
This is a guest column by John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, marking Parkinson’s Awareness Month.
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have pledged their support to the search for a cure for PD through donations and their effort to get people in motion at Moving Day.
The Parkinson’s Foundation named Cleveland Clinic one of the three Centers of Excellence, a designation that recognizes leaders in providing high-quality Parkinson’s care.
DBS Article for Parkinson’s disease citing information from Parkinson's Foundation.
New initiative “Live Well. Do Tell.” will encourage the PD community to improve conversations about Parkinson’s symptoms among the circle of care, including people with Parkinson’s. The Parkinson’s Foundation is part of the initiative’s steering committee.
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Insights from a new study — by the University of Cambridge in the United Kingdom — about the role of calcium in brain cells' signaling mechanisms brings us closer to understanding the causes of Parkinson's disease, including statistics from the Parkinson's Foundation's Parkinson's Outcomes Project.
Michael S. Okun, MD, Parkinson’s Foundation National Medical Director is quoted in this article about signs your body gives you as a harbinger for possible disease or illness.