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Parkinson’s

It's Fall "Y'all"! This week, we have PW Contribution from a man with CMT. We also have one on raising a child with rare disease. We...

Happy Labor Day Weekend! It is our hope that all of our readers are safe and sound with family this weekend. Given the tragic hurricane...

We have reported a lot on the amazing possibilities that stem cell treatment offer the rare disease community. But something we assume, though we don't...

Parkinson's disease (PD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease) are both neurodegenerative conditions that have no one definitive cause—though...

A new biotech company in Philadelphia called Enterin announced recently that their company has raised a whopping $12.7 million to support the hypothesis that...

According to a recent study in Science Daily, scientists have found evidence that one treatment drug's effect on the cells for a specific condition...

There's some new information available about Parkinson's disease, and researchers are really excited about it. Earlier this month, researchers found that visual system changes in...

A new study detailed in Nature, involving synthetically replicating certain cell activity has been hailed as a major breakthrough in developing therapies for many...

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...

I was discussing with my sister’s husband a presentation on what to do when diagnosed with a chronic illness. I was going to present...

Mark your calendars because World Parkinson's Day is here!! Winter is (mostly) over and spring is hot (emphasis on hot) on it's heels! And, of...

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...

Current treatments for cervical dystonia provide inadequate relief to many. Dystonia twists people and leads to strange postures, involuntary movements and pain. It affects men,...

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...

Some people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease or symptoms of dystonia may feel like they’re living in world that’s rapidly shrinking. As their shaking, tremors,...

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...

Muhammad Ali is known for many things, including being the Heavyweight Boxing Champion of the World, the Rumble in the Jungle and his fight...

Another science fiction trope may be moving closer to science reality. Smartphone and tablet-maker Samsung and medical device company Medtronic have joined forces to...