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Parkinson's Disease - Symptoms & Diagnosis

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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...

Parkinson Foundation Offers Free Online Webinars for Patients & Family Caregivers
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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...

Understanding Parkinson’s: Symptoms
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Website of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Describes the four primary motor symptoms of parkinson’s disease: • resting tremor, • bradykinesia (slow movement), • rigidity, and • impaired balance and coordination. Also provides inf...

Parkinson’s Disease: Diagnosis
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WeMove.org, Worldwide Education and Awareness for Movement Disorders. Website provides information on parkinson’s disease, including its diagnosis. Diagnosis is made by a physician and technically depends on the presence of at least two of the thre...

Signs and Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
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Movement Disorder Virtual University. Detailed listing of symptoms of parkinson’s disease, grouped by categories as motor, sensory, cognitive, or autonomic, together with links to extensive medical information on parkinson’s written for medical pr...

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. Contains a good detailed discussion of the symptoms of parkinson’s disease and how parkinson’s disease is ...

Parkinson’s Disease
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Johns Hopkins Medicine, Health Information Library. Overall discussion of parkinson’s disease, including its symptoms, diagnosis, treatments, when to call your doctor, and prognosis. >>View Info

Sleep disorders associated with Parkinson's disease: role of dopamine, epidemiology, and clinical scales of assessment
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Movement Disorders Program, Department of Neurology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA. Abstract of a scientific study finding sleep disorders common in two thirds of parkinson’s patients, and reporting that dopamine plays an important role in...

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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...

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...

Study finds ability to ride a Bike better diagnostic test than others to distinguish standard Parkinson's from atypical Parkinson's
January 7, 2011 Posted by Editor

A team of doctors from the Neatherlands has found that asking a Parkinson's patient whether he or she is still able to ride a bike is a more valuable tool than many diagnostic tests to determine whether the patient has standard Parkinson's Disease or a...

Parkinson’s Disease: Signs and Symptoms
November 7, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

HealthCommunities.com, Neurology Channel. Provides information on the signs and symptoms and diagnosis of parkinson’s disease, with links to other information on this disease. >>View Info

Can A Smell Test Predict Parkinson's Disease?
November 7, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

ScienceDaily, January 9, 2008. Doctors know that an impaired sense of smell is an early indicator of Parkinson’s Disease. This article reports on a study underway to determine whether a smell test can determine early if people with no symptoms will ...

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