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Parkinson's News Today: 9 Organizations That Support Parkinson’s Disease Patients and Their Families
The most potent drug available for Parkinson's, levodopa, treats symptoms of the disease, but does not ease or increase its still-mysterious underlying causes, a new clinical trial has concluded. Dr. Michael S. Okun, Parkinson’s Foundation national medical director, is quoted.
Organizations and non-profits funded millions of dollars in neurogenerative disease research in 2018. The Parkinson’s Foundation is highlighted for its $6.2 million research grant investment.
Telemundo show Al Rojo Vivo interviews Adolfo Diaz, Parkinson’s Foundation Senior Director of Patient Services, about Foundation resources and Parkinson’s disease, along with Guido and Marina Hernandez who speak about how they utilize local exercise classes (Foundation community grant recipients) and live with Parkinson’s.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved a new treatment for intermittent treatment of “off” periods in people with Parkinson’s disease treated with carbidopa/levodopa.
Returning HPR guest writer John L. Lehr, Parkinson’s Foundation CEO, discusses the commitment and efforts of the Parkinson’s Foundation in advancing training of neurologists who specialize in PD.
With the goal of establishing a consensus on medical marijuana use by Parkinson’s patients — which a recent survey co-sponsored by the Parkinson’s Foundation put at 80 percent — the group will host its first conference focused on this compound and the disease.
MIAMI and NEW YORK — Today we mourn the loss and celebrate the life of former President George H. W. Bush. He passed away at age 94, having lived with vascular parkinsonism for several years.
An experimental gene therapy for Parkinson's seems to work by rewiring key areas of the brain, a new study finds. Michael S. Okun, MD, Parkinson’s Foundation national medical director is quoted.
In his op-ed, CEO John Lehr writes about how the Foundation is here to support the tough role caregivers have and invites caregivers to the Caregiver Summit/Cumbre Para Cuidadores.
The Parkinson’s Foundation is hosting a free bilingual summit for those who attend to the daily needs of people with PD. The all-day event will be held December 1 in Phoenix, AZ, and will be broadcast online in English and Spanish nationwide.