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'Moving forward': Battling Parkinson's, he's rowing his way to Paralympic games

For decades, Todd Vogt has been dedicated to the sport of rowing, believing he was in peak physical condition. Then, a series of symptoms began to emerge, turning his life upside down.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Researchers: Exercise should be prescribed for people with Parkinson's

No pharmacological medication currently available can cure or slow down Parkinson's disease. However, based on an extensive literature review recently published in the journal Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Recognizing symptoms of Parkinson's disease

April is Parkinson's Disease Awareness Month, which make this a good time to learn about the symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Improving prospects for people with Parkinson's

In an evolving journey toward understanding and supporting those living with Parkinson's disease, a new report offers fresh insights into the burden it places on those affected.

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

New hypothesis emerges on Parkinson's disease's origins and spread

The nose or the gut? For the past two decades, the scientific community has debated the wellspring of the toxic proteins at the source of Parkinson's disease. In 2003, a German pathologist, Heiko Braak, MD, first proposed ...

Neuroscience

Stool transplant shows promise for Parkinson's disease

Parkinson's disease (PD) is a common neurodegenerative disease that affects millions worldwide. Now, a groundbreaking clinical study conducted by researchers at Ghent University Hospital, VIB, and Ghent University has demonstrated ...

Parkinson's & Movement disorders

New tool detects signs of motor neuron disease before symptoms begin

Scientists from the University of Aberdeen in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and international partners, have identified a new way to detect signs of motor neuron disease (MND) in brain tissue that can pick ...

Neuroscience

A promising discovery in a rare neurodegenerative disease

Imagine being middle aged and starting to feel that you are off balance a lot and that you are having a hard time coordinating your movements. Those are among the symptoms of Spinocerebellar ataxia type 6, known as SCA6, ...