The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a $1.7 million research award to the National Parkinson Foundation and Johns Hopkins University to deliver telemedicine care to people with Parkinson's disease in their homes.
The manufacturer of deep brain stimulation (DBS) devices used in the USA and internationally, Medtronic, Inc., of Minneapolis, Minnesota, has announced a risk of damage to DBS devices associated with the use of a component used in DBS surgery. Learn important information about this Class I Recall today.
Dr. Michael S. Okun, NPF’s National Medical Director, has written a new book that focuses on the secrets that help people with Parkinson’s live with hope and happiness. Based on his experience as a Movement Disorders Specialist, the book addresses issues surrounding Parkinson’s disease and the secrets that have changed people’s lives
Read this New York Times article from the New Old Age blog about the danger people with Parkinson's face in the hospital and how the National Parkinson Foundation's Aware in Care kit can help.