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Parkinson’s Foundation researchers and other scientists worldwide make continual advances in understanding Parkinson’s disease (PD) with revolutionary research. We monitor it all in our effort to improving care and advance research toward a cure. Browse our collection here:

Moderate Physical Activity Is Associated with Lower Parkinson’s Risk
Friday, January 16, 2015

A study published November 18 in Brain found that people who engaged in a medium level of daily physical activity were less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease (PD) than those who were more sedentary. 

FDA Approves DUOPA™ for Treatment of Motor Fluctuations in Advanced Parkinson’s Disease
Monday, January 12, 2015

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) alerts the community that DUOPA™, a gel formulation of the drug carbidopa A medication used together with levodopa to enhance its effects.

FDA Approves RYTARY™ for Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease
Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) alerts the community that RYTARYTM, an extended release formulation of carbidopa A medication used together with levodopa to enhance its effects.

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