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Free Webinar on Parkinson's Medications Offered by National Parkinson Foundation
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Free Webinar on Parkinson's Medications Offered by National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation has announced that it will offer a free online webinar on Parkinson's Medications on June 20, 2013 (1:00 PM US Eastern Time). Advance registration is required. Following is an announcement of the webinar that Help...

Kit to Help Parkinsons Patients Combat Hospital Dangers Issued by National Parkinson Foundation
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Kit to Help Parkinsons Patients Combat Hospital Dangers Issued by National Parkinson Foundation

HelpingYouCare® has received the following announcement from the National Parkinson Foundation: _____________ This Announcement is posted as a public service by HelpingYouCare®. _____________   More Information For more informat...

What Factors Lead to Better Quality of Life with Parkinson's? New Study Findings; Webinar
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What Factors Lead to Better Quality of Life with Parkinson's?  New Study Findings; Webinar

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) has recently released findings of the largest clinical study of Parkinson's disease ever conducted, measuring factors that affect quality of life and care of Parkinson's patients. NPF announced that the early...

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...

About Parkinson’s Disease: Treatment Options
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National Parkinson Foundation. Comprehensive discussion of available treatment options, including a list of commonly prescribed medications and their side effects, protective treatments, experimental treatments, links to organizations and their websit...

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 treatments of parkinson’s disease, including the several differen...

Medications
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Parkinson’s Disease Foundation. Discussion of the several medications used in the treatment of parkinson’s disease – including both prescription medications and over the counter medications. Includes charts showing for each listed medication, th...

NINDS Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease Information Page
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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health. Detailed description of a surgical procedure used to treat a variety of disabling neurological symptoms—most commonly the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s ...

Parkinson’s Disease Treatment
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Cleveland Clinic. There is yet no cure for parkinson’s disease, but the symptoms can be managed, and usually are managed primarily through medications. This discussion provides an overview of treatment options, including a list of the health care p...

Parkinson’s Disease
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MayoClinic.com. Overview of parkinson’s disease, including its symptoms, causes, risk factors, when to seek medical help, tests and diagnosis, and complications, and including a good overall discussion of treatment options for parkinson’s symptoms...

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Free Webinar on Parkinson's Medications Offered by National Parkinson Foundation
June 10, 2013 Posted by Editor
Free Webinar on Parkinson's Medications Offered by National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation has announced that it will offer a free online webinar on Parkinson's Medications on June 20, 2013 (1:00 PM US Eastern Time). Advance registration is required. Following is an announcement of the webinar that Help...

Benefits of Seeing a Neurologist - Free Webinar Offered by National Parkinson Foundation
March 7, 2013 Posted by Editor
Benefits of Seeing a Neurologist - Free Webinar Offered by National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation will hold a Free online webinar Wednesday, March 7 at 1:00 p.m. ET on the topic, "The Benefits of Seeing a Neurologist." During the webinar, Allison W. Willis, MD, of Washington University School of Medicine in St....

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. ...

Celebrate Brain Awareness Week March 12-18
March 6, 2012 Posted by Editor
Celebrate Brain Awareness Week March 12-18

Brain Awareness Week, a global campaign to raise public awareness about the progress and benefits of brain research, including research into the causes of Parkinson’s disease and other problems of the brain and nervous system and how to treat them, w...

Tango Therapy Helpful to People With Parkinson's Disease
September 25, 2011 Posted by Senior Editor

Tango therapy uses the Argentinean-style tango dance to help people with Parkinson's Disease improve their balance, walking, posture and happiness. Watch a short video from Tango Therapy UK, a member of the International Tango Therapy Association&ra...

Telemedicine Allows Parkinson's Patients to Visit Their Doctors by Video Conference
June 29, 2011 Posted by Editor
Telemedicine Allows Parkinson's Patients to Visit Their Doctors by Video Conference

A new telemedicine program at the University of Rochester Movement Disorders Clinic in Rochester, New York, supported in part by funding from the National Parkinson Foundation, is allowing patients with Parkinson's Disease to see their doctors remotely...

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...

Nonpharmacologic Treatments
November 7, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

WeMove.org. Summary of nonpharmacologic treatments used to treat symptoms of parkinson’s disease, including physical therapy, occupational therapy, PD-specific voice training programs and training in swallowing, a good diet and bowel regimen to redu...

Complementary and Alternative Medicine and Parkinson Disease
November 7, 2010 Posted by Page Editor

National Parkinson Foundation. Discussion of alternative therapies sometimes used, in combination with medications or surgery, the traditional treatments. Alternatives sometimes tried include diet, antioxidants, Ayurveda (an Indian healing practice),...

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