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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Researchers are lasered in on slowing and someday stopping Parkinson's disease (PD) in its tracks. Explore what they've discovered, see what the future might hold and learn how some of the strongest weapons in the fight against Parkinson's progression are practices you can put in place today.
Most people think of Parkinson’s disease (PD) as solely a movement disorders that starts with a hand tremor and progresses over time.
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.
William Dauer, MD, has had an impressive and impactful career in neuroscience.
When the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2019, alternatives to in-person doctor visits became necessary. Many in-person visits were moved to telehealth.
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!
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.