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Hallucinations and Parkinson’s with Dr. Friedman

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Man with Parkinson’s Disease says it’s not the end of the world

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Prior to his death, Robin Williams had been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. His wife, Susan Schneider, said in a statement that Williams, who also suffered from anxiety and depression, was not ready to share his diagnosis with the rest of the world. Another man with Parkinson’s lives in Prairie Village, Kan. […]

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Nearly 40 Medicines Are Being Developed to Treat or Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease and Related Conditions

Parkinson’s disease affects as many as 1.5 million people in the United States, with about 60,000 additional patients newly diagnosed each year. The cost to the U.S. economy in direct and indirect expenses is more than $14 billion a year, according to a recent study published in Movement Disorders. Read More

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Levodopa Shows Slight Edge as Initial Treatment for Parkinsons

- Jun 10 2014 People who took levodopa (which is usually prescribed as Sinemet®) as their initial therapy after a Parkinson’s disease (PD) diagnosis reported, over the long term, slightly better mobility and quality of life than those who began treatment with other classes of PD drugs. The results from the largest clinical trial comparing these treatments, […]

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Parkinson’s fight inspires couple to help others

By ASHLEY JOST Columbia Daily Tribune Published: Thursday, Jun. 26, 2014 – 10:01 pm COLUMBIA, Mo. — Patsy and David Dalton were married for 10 years before a third partner entered the relationship. Twenty years later, the couple is still going strong, even with David’s Parkinson’s disease. This year marks two decades since David was […]

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2014 Walk/Run Photos

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The Link Between Smell Loss and Parkinson’s Disease

As you may know, the Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI) is a study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation to identify one or more biomarkers, or indicators, of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Understanding risk factors of PD, such as smell loss, could help to identify therapies that may prevent the onset of motor symptoms in […]

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Beyond Dopamine – Dr. Joseph Friedman

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Wiens Family Shows Bravery in the Face of Parkinson Disease

By Kay Quinn Healthbeat Reporter ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Parkinson disease affects a million Americans. Actor Michael J. Fox has it, and St. Louis broadcaster Jack Buck was diagnosed before his death in 2002. Now, you can help support those with Parkinson by playing in a golf tournament to raise money for research and support […]

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