Treatments


Gocovri Improves Dyskinesia in Parkinson’s Patients

From: https://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2018/04/24/gocovri-improves-dyskinesia-over-long-term-parkinsons-phase-3-trial Gocovri (amantadine) extended release oral capsules provided long-term improvements of motor complications in Parkinson’s disease patients, according to results from […]


Assistive technology

Vermont Assistive technology helps people with disabilities fully access their world. This technology can be used as-is, or it can […]


Vision and Parkinson’s

FoxFeed Blog Ask the MD: Vision and Parkinson’s Disease ADPA How Parkinson’s Affects Your Eyes    


Open Letter to Acadia Pharmacudicals

TO: Paul Sciortino Neuroscience Sales Specialist ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. psciortino@acadia-pharm.com cell 802-238-3903 https://www.nuplazid.com/pdf/NUPLAZID_Prescribing_Information.pdf From: Jud Eson and Nancy R. Eson Hi Paul, We […]


Nilotinib for Parkinson’s Disease

Nilotinib, under the brand name Tasigna, by Novartis is a potential new treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Read more Nilotinib for Parkinson’s […]


How to make stress your friend 

Stress can magnify Parkinson’s symptoms. This video may give you some stress reducing strategies.  Read more https://www.ted.com/talks/kelly_mcgonigal_how_to_make_stress_your_friend


Participate in a research study 

Parkinson’s Disease Study The purpose of our current research is to identify molecules in the saliva, called microRNAs, which can […]


National HelpLine

Have you or a loved one been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease? Are you adjusting to life several years into PD? […]


Stem Cells and Parkinson’s

From https://www.michaeljfox.org/understanding-parkinsons/living-with-pd/topic.php?stem-cells What are stem cells? Stem cells are a renewable source of tissue that can be coaxed to become […]


Can Stress Cause Parkinson’s?

Read more Conclusion “We speculate that chronic emotional stress may cause dopaminergic cell loss in susceptible individuals and propose that […]


Gene mutation and Parkinson’s

By and large, Parkinson’s has not been considered to be a genetic disease. The majority of cases are called idiopathic, […]


Generic Azilect available 

I just had my azilect prescription refilled.  I was able to get the get the  generic (rasagiline mesylate) for the […]


Long-term outlook

Life expectancy for people with Parkinson’s who receive proper treatment is often about the same as for the general population. […]