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Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease can effect each individual differently. Robin Morgan PhD, seeks to determine the main differences between woman and men experiencing Parkinson’s. Based on her studies, she...

A study published in April has found a link between neurological birth defects in infants and several neurodegenerative diseases, which may help understanding and...

Children are full of wonderment and awe. Question after question after question (yes, the list is usually long), it can be exhausting answering every...

Welcome back to Editor's Choice! This week we have an interesting take on Parkinson's treatment. We also have an empowering article from one of PW's rare disease contributors. We...

It's really important to be able to recognize the signs Parkinson's disease in women. Most people identify Parkinson’s as an “old man’s illness;” yet thousands of...

Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) have found that mice with MC1R, the gene that is responsible for red hair, are more susceptible to...

I thought I’d had a bad day today, but quickly changed my mind after reading about a part-time teacher, married mother of four kids...

Most people think of Parkinson’s Disease as something that only older people get. And while this perspective might hold true in most cases, there...

In a previous life, I worked with a number of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to help advocate for them and empower them...

A startling new study released December 22, 2016 has made some amazing findings about a new “treatment” that will clearly help people who are...

Recent studies show that there may be a new treatment option for people who have specific forms of hereditary early-onset Parkinson’s disease. It’s actually...

As the New Year begins, we are all filled with hope of what 2017 will bring. For people with a rare and confusing disease,...

Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that slowly takes away a person's ability to perform even the simplest tasks. It is caused by...

When I hear the word Parkinson's, the first image that comes to mind is a long-haired guitar player on stage, captivating the hundreds of...

Australian scientists have developed a new blood test that has potential to identify Parkinson’s disease (PD) (early) in people, which is enabling doctors to...

There is a link between Gaucher disease and Parkinson's disease... but it may not be what you think. A study at Shaare Zedek Medical Center in...

How many 22 year old kids do YOU know who live WELL with a chronic illness? Uh, I can’t say I know many other...

When it comes to getting the care you need for a rare disease like Parkinson’s (PD) or dystonia, the doctor you see is VERY...

As a self-described science nerd, I always feel a thrill when I read about a new drug reaching Phase 3 of a clinical trial....

When it comes to science and medicine, big things seldom come in big packages (get your minds out of the gutter). Groundbreaking discoveries that...

When people hear the word “Parkinson’s disease” (PD), they are likely to conjure an image of trembling and unsteady gait. But Parkinson’s disease has...

Parkinson’s disease damages the nervous system, and like other motor system disorders, it affects nearly every facet of life. One of the rarely-discussed symptoms of...

Not many diseases affect the nervous system like Parkinson Disease. Millions of people had no idea what Parkinson Disease was, or how life-changing it could...

Anyone with Parkinson's disease or with a family member who has the disease knows that it can be heartbreaking at times. There are good days and...

As families and individuals dealing with rare disease, we all want research and answers sooner- but we soon learn how slow that process is....