Call Our HELPLINE: 1-800-4PD-INFO (473-4636)

Chicago Tribune: How boxing can help with Parkinson's disease

Dr. Peter Schmidt, NPF Chief Mission Officer, is interviewed by the Chicago Tribune about how trying a brand-new type of exercise that taxes the brain is beneficial to people living with Parkinson's as it forces the brain to figure out how to do something for the first time.

Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Medical News Today: 'Too Much' Brain Calcium May Cause Parkinson's Wednesday, February 21, 2018

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.

Reader’s Digest: 15 Silent Signs Your Body Might Be in Big Trouble Thursday, February 15, 2018

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. 

Tomorrow Edition: Interview With Clinical Trial Expert Dr. Peter Schmidt Friday, February 2, 2018

Tomorrow edition interviews Peter Schmidt, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President, Chief Research & Clinical Officer, at the Parkinson’s Foundation. Dr. Schmidt discusses selective vulnerability in PD, replicating the disease in a lab and discusses PD clinical trial processes. 

Kalter: Neil Diamond’s diagnosis may shed light on Parkinson’s Thursday, January 25, 2018

John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, believes that Neil Diamond's public discussion of having Parkinson's will further push use of the Parkinson's Foundation Helpline.

NewsMax TV: Dr. James Beck On Neil Diamond's Retirement & Parkinsons Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Dr. James Beck interview on Neil Diamond's retirement & Parkinson's

CNN: Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson's, retires from touring Tuesday, January 23, 2018

"My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world. You will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement," Neil Diamond said after di

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can cause tremors, slowness of movement and other symptoms.

Healthline: Is Alzheimer’s Disease Research in Trouble? Wednesday, January 17, 2018

James Beck, Chief Scientific Officer, is quoted in response to pharmaceutical funding pulling out from specific research: "Other pharmaceutical companies are also weighing this option and if the biggest of the bunch decides to exit the party, it might have a ripple effect on the others."

Newsweek: After Trump Tax Break Pfizer Ends Funding For Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Research And Gives Billions To Investors Saturday, January 13, 2018

"The fear is that this becomes a trend," said James Beck, the Chief Scientific Officer at the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Other pharmaceutical companies are also weighing this option and if the biggest of the bunch decides to exit the party, it might have a ripple effect on the others,” he told Newsweek.

WebMD: Can Caffeine Levels in Blood Predict Parkinson’s Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A new study says that the way your body processes coffee might indicate whether or not you have Parkinson's. James Beck, chief scientific officer at the Parkinson's Foundation, is quoted.

NC State University: Successfully Merging Two Legacy Organizations Requires the Right Vision and Strategy Tuesday, January 2, 2018

John L. Lehr, President & CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, shares his vision for the Parkinson's community.

Pages

mail icon

Subscribe to get the latest news on treatments, research and other updates.