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Parkinson's Disease - What is it; Causes

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National Parkinson Foundation Offers Helpline for Patients and Families
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National Parkinson Foundation Offers Helpline for Patients and Families

The National Parkinson Foundation is offering a free telephone Helpline for Parkinson's patients and their families. The Helpline at 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636), is available Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. eastern time. Accord...

What is Parkinson's disease?
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FamilyDoctor.org. Introduction to Parkinson’s disease, its symptoms, diagnosis, causes, treatments, and links to organizations providing more information and resources. >> View Info

Parkinson's Disease
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MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, provides a good place to start for an overview and links to further information on Parkinson's Disease. Parkinson's Disease (al...

Parkinson’s Disease
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MayoClinic.com. Overview of parkinson’s disease, including its definitions, causes, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, complications, treatments, including medications, physical therapy, and surgery, lifestyle and home remedies (including healthy e...

X-Plain Parkinson’s
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MedlinePlus, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Introductory tutorial on Parkinson’s Disease, what it is, and its symptoms and treatments. >> View Info

Parkinson's Disease: Hope Through Research
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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, U.S. National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Website with detailed explanations of the medical causes, risks, symptoms, other resembling diseases, diagnosi...

Parkinson’s Disease -- NIH Senior Health
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a tutorial on parkinson’s disease by the National Institutes of Health, Senior Health. Defines parkinson’s disease, which affect primarily those over age 60, and discusses the causes of parkinson’s disease, it’s symptoms and diagnosis, researc...

Parkinson’s Disease: Challenges, Progress & Promise
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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. 23 page booklet, providing medical information on the brain and basics, what goes wrong in parkinson’s disease, ...

Parkinson’s Disease Handbook
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by The American Parkinson Disease Association, Inc. 40 page handbook for parkinson’s disease patients and their families. Includes fairly comprehensive discussions and information on signs and symptoms, cause and etiology, and treatments of parkins...

Depressed People More Likely To Develop Parkinson's
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Science Daily. A study published in the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology found that depressed people are three times more likely to contract parkinson’s disease than people who are not depressed. It had long been known that p...

Parkinsons Disease: An Overview
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Cleveland Clinic website. Provides an overview of parkinson’s disease, and links to further information on its symptoms, incidence, treatment, medications, counseling, coping advice, including how to prepare your home, cope with constipation, mental...

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Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Webcast on Young Onset Parkinson's - Nov. 17
November 9, 2012 Posted by Editor
Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Webcast on Young Onset Parkinson's - Nov. 17

The National Parkinson Foundation has announced that its Midwest Young Onset Parkinson's Conference will take place November 16-17, 2012 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and will include a free Webcast open to the public on November 17 - starting at 8:00 AM. See ...

Free Webinar on Relationships & Parkinsons - August 23, 2012
August 22, 2012 Posted by Editor
Free Webinar on Relationships & Parkinsons - August 23, 2012

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is offering a Free Webinar about "Relationships and Parkinson's" on Thursday, August 23 at 1:00 p.m. ET. Kara Barton, MSW, LCSW, from the University of Southern California, will discuss strategies for coping w...

Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Online Webinars for Patients & Family Caregivers
July 14, 2012 Posted by Editor
Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Online Webinars for Patients & Family Caregivers

The National Parkinson Foundation is offering an upcoming series of free online seminars for patients with Parkinson's Disease and their family caregivers. For more information, see the announcement below from the National Parkinson Foundation. To...

Natl Parkinson Foundation Invites Father's Day Donations In Memory or Honor of Your Father
June 16, 2012 Posted by Editor
Natl Parkinson Foundation Invites Father's Day Donations In Memory or Honor of Your Father

The National Parkinson Foundation invites the public to "Honor the Important Fathers in Your Life" by making a Father's Day donation to help fund Parkinson's research, care, and community outreach. After making a Father's Day donation online at the ...

Watch Free Live Webcasts from the Young Onset Parkinson's Conference
June 15, 2012 Posted by Editor
Watch Free Live Webcasts from the Young Onset Parkinson's Conference

The National Parkinson Foundation invites the public to Watch Free Live Webcasts from the Young Onset Parkinson's Conference on June 16, 2012, starting at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (11:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time). For more information, see ...

Parkinson's Wellness Symposium, Webcast and Young Onset Parkinson's Conference - June 15-16
June 3, 2012 Posted by Editor
Parkinson's Wellness Symposium, Webcast and Young Onset Parkinson's Conference - June 15-16

The National Parkinson's Foundation has announced that it will sponsor a national Wellness Symposium and Young Onset Parkinson's Conference, on June 15-16, 2012 in Orange County, California, along with a free online webcast of the events. "These t...

Parkinson's Unity Walk in New York City - April 28
April 13, 2012 Posted by Editor
Parkinson's Unity Walk in New York City - April 28

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced that the 18th annual Parkinson's Unity Walk will be held in Central Park in New York City on April 28th, 2012. This is the largest annual "grassroots" fundraising event to benefit Parkinson's Disease r...

Free Webinar on Parkinson's Hospital Care Offered by National Parkinson Foundation
March 29, 2012 Posted by Editor
Free Webinar on Parkinson's Hospital Care Offered by National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation (NFP) has announced that it will hold a Free online webinar on how to get the best care for those with Parkinson's disease when they are hospitalized. The Webinar will take place on April 5, 2012 at 1:00 PM (U.S. ...

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month
April 5, 2011 Posted by Editor
April is Parkinson's Awareness Month

The National Parkinson Foundation has declared April as Parkinson's Awareness Month. As part of this campaign to raise awareness for Parkinson’s disease, the Foundation lists on its website a full 30 actions you can take to make a difference. Acc...

Parkinson's Disease and Dementia
November 7, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

Helpguide.org. Provides an overview of Parkinson’s Disease, a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that affects more than 1.5 million people in the United States, and is most common in people over 60. Includes a good summary of the pr...

Parkinson’s Disease Information for Patients and Caregivers
November 7, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

WeMove.org. Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders. Website provides comprehensive information on parkinson’s disease for patients and caregivers. >>View Info

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