Category Archives: Parkinson’s Disease – Symptoms & Diagnosis

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. … Continue reading

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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 with changes in … Continue reading

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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 Parkinson … Continue reading

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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 the following … Continue reading

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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 two events offer … Continue reading

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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 research … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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. According … Continue reading

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Study finds ability to ride a Bike better diagnostic test than others to distinguish standard Parkinson’s from atypical Parkinson’s

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 … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s Disease: Signs and Symptoms

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

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Can A Smell Test Predict Parkinson’s Disease?

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 … Continue reading

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