A team of Parkinson’s experts is recruiting for a new clinical trial in partnership with researchers from across the country. The goal of the study is to help people with Parkinson’s disease or other types of parkinsonism maintain their independence by reducing the risk of hip fractures. Continue reading for a summary of the study and to see if you, or someone you know, are eligible to participate.… Full Story>
“The doctor says my hearing’s fine, but he wants to check out your mumble.” (New Yorker Cartoon)
“The doctor says my hearing’s fine, but he wants to check out your mumble.” (New Yorker Cartoon)… Full Story>
Meet Dr. Stephan Grimaldi: an APDA-funded Researcher Working to Use MRI Imaging as a Possible Biomarker for Early Parkinson’s Disease
The American Parkinson Disease Association’s (APDA’s) A Closer Look blog is designed to educate, inform, and inspire you through a variety of topics and insights about Parkinson’s disease (PD). One way the APDA does that is through our Interview with APDA Researchers series within this blog so you can get a closer look at some of the dedicated APDA-funded researchers who are working tirelessly to understand this disease.… Full Story>
SUNDAY MORNING – Michael J. Fox on Parkinson’s and how he finds “optimism is sustainable”
……In a revealing interview, the actor Michael J. Fox spoke about his own mortality and the challenges of living with Parkinson’s disease for more than 30 years, including his experiences with falling and breaking bones.
The interview, with Jane Pauley of “CBS Sunday Morning,” was to promote his new documentary “Still,” to be released May 12.
Regístrate ahora para el viernes, 21 de abril “Café con la doctora: La disfunción autonómica y la enfermedad de Parkinson” seminario web
La Asociación Estadounidense de la Enfermedad de Parkinson (APDA) ofrece el seminario web GRATUITO en español, Café con el médico: ¡Pregúntele al médico cualquier cosa sobre la EP! (también conocido como Café con la doctora: ¡Pregúntele a la doctora todo sobre la EP!) el viernes 21 de abril a las 9 am PT.… Full Story>
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