Parkinson's Today Blog

Neuro Talk: Top 3 Parkinson’s Research Areas We Fund

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Parkinson's Foundation

Why is research important for understanding Parkinson’s disease (PD)? In our latest Neuro Talk, Parkinson's Foundation Chief Scientific Officer James Beck, PhD, outlines the Foundation’s research strategy and some exciting Parkinson’s research being conducted right now. Dr. Beck highlights three key areas of PD research funded by Parkinson’s Foundation grants: biology, neural circuitry and symptoms.

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Research Round Up

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
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