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One million

people in the U.S. are living with Parkinson’s

90,000

people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson's every year

Ten million

people worldwide are living with Parkinson's

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Why do researchers think a cough medicine could help treat Parkinson's?

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.

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Parkinson’s Foundation Expanding Care Network for Parkinson’s Care

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.

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