“Snowflakes. One of nature’s most fragile things, but just look at what they do when they stick together.” – Unknown As I look out my ... Read more
Project to Test Virtual Reality Weight-Shifting Strategies for Gait FreezingA three-year U.K. project will investigate whether weight-shifting strategies, developed and tested using virtual reality, can help people with Parkinson’s disease to overcome freezing of ... Read more
Parkinson’s UK Invests Up to £800,000 in New Trial Testing GDNFParkinson’s UK is paving the way for a future clinical trial that will continue to test a naturally occurring protein, the glial cell line-derived neurotrophic ... Read more
Supporting My Dad as He Faces Unique Challenges With Parkinson’sI don’t have Parkinson’s disease, but my dad does. And sometimes I wonder how lonely it can be. Even when we as loved ones try ... Read more
5 Genes May Underlie Lewy Body Dementia, With Overlap in Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’sFive genes appear to be involved in the onset and development of Lewy body dementia (LBD), a neurodegenerative disorder characterized by toxic protein clumps, known ... Read more
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A new tool called cardiopulmonary coupling could be used to effectively evaluate sleep quality in Parkinson’s disease patients, who often experience sleep disorders, according to a study. The study, “Assessment of sleep quality using cardiopulmonary coupling analysis in patients with Parkinson’s ... Read more