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BioNews, the owner and publisher of this site, employs science writers and editors, most of whom have PhDs in the life sciences, as well as veteran journalists, who ensure stories are well-written and easy to understand. Our stories undergo a comprehensive fact-checking and editing process to confirm accuracy, objectiveness, and thoroughness in order to best serve our audience of patients and caregivers.

Articles by BioNews Staff

30 Days of PD: My Father Taught Me That Life Is Precious

Michael Morale (left) and Nick Morale (right). Photo courtesy of Michael Morale Day 26 of 30 This is Michael Morale’s story: On Oct. 10, 2015, my father, Nick Morale, drew his last breath, but his battle with Parkinson’s disease started long before his passing. Not long after my mother’s…

30 Days of PD: Learning to Afford Myself Patience and Grace

Photo courtesy of Nikki Louiselle Day 25 of 30 This is Nikki Louiselle’s story: Nearly 4½ years ago, on Nov. 7, 2017, I heard words I was completely unprepared for… words that weren’t on my radar. “You have Parkinson’s disease.” As with almost any medical diagnosis, age, it…

30 Days of PD: My Aunt Is a Living Legend

Victoria Madrigal (left) with a young Jessie M.F. Photo courtesy of Jessie M.F. Day 24 of 30 This is Jessie M.F.’s story: I have 10 aunts, four on the British side of my family, six on the Spanish side. Among my Spanish aunts, one of them is particularly special.

30 Days of PD: Choosing to Live Each Day With Intention and Hope

Photo courtesy of Melissa Livingston Day 19 of 30 This is Melissa Livingston’s story: I was diagnosed with young onset Parkinson’s disease (YOPD) at 45. It took four years and four doctors before I heard the words: “You have Parkinson’s.” Probably one of the most devastating statements ever…