Parkinson's Today Blog

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

The Unmet Needs of Women with Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Foundation

Forty percent of the people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) worldwide are women. Right now, in the U.S. there are more than 400,000 women living with PD. To this day, women are woefully underrepresented in PD research.

With the limited research we do have, compared to men with Parkinson’s, women with PD experience:

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Science News

Parkinson’s Q&A: How long does it take to accept a Parkinson’s diagnosis?

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Parkinson's Foundation

Navigating Parkinson’s disease (PD) can feel like a never-ending learning curve. PD Conversations is a place to ask your Parkinson’s questions and connect with others living with the disease. In this blog series, we highlight a high-interest question addressed by the community in PD Conversations.

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