Parkinson's Today Blog

Pregnancy and Fertility with Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Foundation

It is estimated that about 400 women under the age of 50 are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD) in the U.S each year. It is unknown how many become pregnant, however, understanding how Parkinson’s may affect women before, during, and after birth can help expectant mothers, and their doctors, prepare them for this new and exciting time.

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Raise Awareness

Tips for Living Alone with Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Foundation

Discussions about Parkinson’s disease (PD) often mention a spouse or care partner who helps care for their loved one. However, it is also important to acknowledge that many people with Parkinson’s live alone. Read on to learn about the benefits and challenges of living alone with PD, and where you can find support.

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Tips for Daily Living

Meet Volunteers Who are Making a Difference

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Parkinson's Foundation

In honor of National Volunteer Week, we share the stories of standout volunteers who have made an impact in the Parkinson’s disease (PD) community. They lend their time and expertise to the Parkinson’s Foundation and help us make life better for people with Parkinson’s. Meet some of our volunteers and the different ways they help!

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Raise Awareness

Neuro Talk: How Does Basic Research Get Us Closer to a Cure?

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Parkinson's Foundation

How can understanding the basic biology of Parkinson’s disease (PD) help us prevent Parkinson’s altogether? In our latest Neuro Talk, Parkinson's Foundation Chief Scientific Officer James Beck, PhD, discusses what basic research is and how funding researchers early in their careers can lead to scientific breakthroughs.

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Research Round Up
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