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January 16, 2019 | | Comments Off on Harnessing AI for Parkinson’s Research

Harnessing AI for Parkinson’s Research by Krishna Knabe, January 14, 2019 Last week at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), one of the big stories was health technologies. During CES, The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) and IBM announced a partnership using artificial intelligence (AI) to develop a model for Parkinson’s disease. Though they are now gaining traction, artificial intelligence strategies, such as machine learning, have been a priority for

December 29, 2018 | | Comments Off on Parkinson’s Disease | The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research

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December 27, 2018 | | Comments Off on Parkinson’s therapy creates new brain circuits for motor function, study finds

Parkinson’s therapy creates new brain circuits for motor function, study finds https://medicalxpress.com/news/2018-11-parkinson-therapy-brain-circuits-motor.html

December 18, 2018 | | Comments Off on Young Onset Story

Kimberly Rogers At 21, Kim started her career in education. At 29, she became assistant principal. At 31, Kim had her son and soon after experienced trouble walking. At 34, she was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD). “I woke up realizing that I have a child to live for and I have so much life left,” Kim said. “I can give up, but if it wasn’t for him I don’t

December 16, 2018 | | Comments Off on Hundreds March on Amazon Fulfillment Center in Minnesota

Hundreds March on Amazon Fulfillment Center in Minnesota https://gizmodo.com/hundreds-march-on-amazon-fulfillment-center-in-minnesot-1831113246

December 11, 2018 | | Comments Off on Parkinson’s Inosine Trial Ending Early

Posted by Rachel Dolhun, MD, December 10, 2018 Researchers recently announced that SURE-PD3, a Phase III clinical trial evaluating the potential of inosine to slow Parkinson’s progression, will end earlier than planned. At a regularly scheduled meeting, the study’s Data and Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB), a group of independent experts, reviewed trial progress and available data. Based on the study’s primary measure and timeline, the board determined that SURE-PD3 would

August 15, 2018 | | 74 Comments

I have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease 8 years ago when I’m 38 years old. At first 2 years I did not take it seriously but as the time goes by little by little I feel the symptoms and it’s very progressive. 

August 15, 2018 | | 2,236 Comments

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called substantia nigra. Symptoms generally develop slowly over years. The progression of symptoms is often a bit different from one person to another due to the diversity of the disease. People with PD may experience: Tremor, mainly at rest and described as pill rolling tremor in hands. Other forms of

August 15, 2018 | | 46 Comments

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is an extremely diverse disorder. While no two people experience Parkinson’s the same way, there are some commonalities. Parkinson’s affects about one million people in the United States and ten million worldwide. The main finding in brains of people with PD is loss of dopaminergic neurons in the area of the brain known as thesubstantia nigra.

August 15, 2018 | | 65 Comments

It can be hard to tell if you or a loved one has Parkinson’s disease (PD). Below are 10 signs that you might have the disease. No single one of these signs means that you should worry, but if you have more than one sign you should consider making an appointment to talk to your doctor. Tremor Have you noticed a slight shaking or tremor in your finger, thumb, hand