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We Are All in the Same Boat With Parkinson’s Disease

We Are All in the Same Boat With Parkinson’s Disease

MyParkinsonsTeam is quite a unique site in supporting those with Parkinson’s disease (PD). It has been a real joy for me to connect with so many people from around the world who suffer with this disease or care for someone who has it, and to be...
Posted 05/20/2019
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Accepting the Challenges of Constant Change

Accepting the Challenges of Constant Change

The day I was diagnosed with Parkinson’s was probably the biggest downer I have ever experienced. The neurologist sat across his desk, looked at me, and stated, “The bottom line is you’ve got Parkinson’s disease. It’s not a death sentence, but it...
Posted 05/12/2019
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What Alan Alda's Parkinson's Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

What Alan Alda's Parkinson's Diagnosis Does for the Rest of Us

When Alan Alda, star of "M*A*S*H" and "The West Wing," revealed he had Parkinson's disease, he said he wanted to "reassure people" diagnosed with the movement disorder that it's still possible to do things. His words created a wave of empathy and...
Posted 04/19/2019
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Small Trial Provides New Hope Against Parkinson's Disease

Small Trial Provides New Hope Against Parkinson's Disease

FRIDAY, March 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- It may be possible to restore brain cells damaged by Parkinson's disease and reverse a patient's condition, something no current treatment can do, according to British researchers who conducted potentially...
Posted 03/14/2019
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Parkinson's Gene Therapy Wires New Brain Circuits

Parkinson's Gene Therapy Wires New Brain Circuits

By Amy Norton, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, Nov. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- An experimental gene therapy for Parkinson's disease seems to work by rewiring key areas of the brain, a new study finds.The researchers focused on 15 Parkinson's...
Posted 02/14/2019
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The Differences Between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson's

The Differences Between Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson's

In people with Parkinson's disease -- a motor disorder -- many people will not experience cognitive decline. However, others will go on to develop dementia and will experience cognitive decline. This happens when proteins in the brain build up...
Posted 01/17/2019
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Parkinson's Meds Tied to Higher Rate of Gambling, Sex Addiction Than Thought

Parkinson's Meds Tied to Higher Rate of Gambling, Sex Addiction Than Thought

By Dennis Thompson, HealthDay ReporterWEDNESDAY, June 20, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Compulsive gambling. Shopping until your money has run out. Eating until you've grown obese. Relentless sexual risk-taking.Medications that restore normal movement...
Posted 12/20/2018
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Alan Alda Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

Alan Alda Reveals Parkinson's Diagnosis

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay ReporterTUESDAY, July 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Alan Alda revealed in July that he's been living with Parkinson's disease for more than three years."The reason I want to talk about it in public is that I was...
Posted 11/29/2018
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What are you thankful for?

What are you thankful for?

As the year comes to a close, many of us at MyParkinsonsTeam are reflecting on the year and what we're thankful for. Living with Parkinson's disease isn't easy, but taking a moment to share gratitude with the community can help boost spirits. To...
Posted 11/20/2018
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Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Promise

Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Symptoms Shows Promise

By Serena Gordon, HealthDay ReporterTHURSDAY, Oct. 25, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A new gene therapy might help improve motor symptoms in people with Parkinson's disease who aren't responding to other therapies, an early study has found."This is not...
Posted 11/08/2018
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