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NEW YORK & MIAMI (February 2, 2023) – The Parkinson’s Foundation will host Parkinson’s Revolution – an indoor and virtual cycling experience – on Saturday, Feb. 25 in 35 cities across the U.S.
NEW YORK & MIAMI (January 24, 2023) — The Parkinson’s Foundation has reached a significant milestone with the recruitment, genetic testing and counseling of 7,500 participants in its international study, PD GENEration: Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Disease.
NUEVA YORK y MIAMI (24 de enero de 2023) — La Parkinson's Foundation ha alcanzado un hito significativo con el reclutamiento, análisis genético y asesoramiento de 7,500 participantes en su estudio internacional PD GENEration: Trazando el futuro de la enfermedad de Parkinson.
Medical News Today
Early in 2023, researchers will launch a phase 3 clinical trial of ambroxol, a cough medicine that is available over the counter in many countries, to study its ability to slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Michael S. Okun, the national medical advisor to the Parkinson’s Foundation, provides commentary on the study and its implications.
Parkinson’s News Today
The Parkinson’s Foundation has expanded its Global Care Network with a membership program – called Community Partners in Parkinson’s Care – to better equip senior living communities and home care agencies to care for people with PD. Elli Pollard, the Foundation’s vice president chief education and training officer, is quoted.
FOX News Digital
Some 90,000 people are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in the U.S. each year – which is roughly a 50% increase from previous incidence rates, according to a Parkinson’s Foundation-backed study. Dr. Michael S. Okun, the national medical advisor to the Parkinson’s Foundation, provides commentary on the study and its implications.
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