Expert information and advice on Parkinson's disease: signs and symptoms, personal stories, treatment options, trending research, and caregiver resources.
A recent study provides new information about how exposure to the industrial metal manganese can contribute to Parkinson’s-like symptoms.
Data from a pilot study suggests singing may lessen the effects of stress, improve mood, and have a beneficial effect on motor symptoms in Parkinson’s patients.
People who’ve had their appendix removed appear to have a 20 percent lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than those who haven’t had an appendectomy.
People with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may be at higher risk for developing Parkinson’s disease and Parkinson’s-like syndromes.
Nearly half of people with Parkinson’s who take a dopamine agonist for their condition develop impulse-control disorders like compulsive eating or gambling.
Results of a new study conducted by researchers from Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden provide more information about the long-term neurological health benefits of fish consumption.
According to a large study involving 325,870 U.S. veterans, sustaining a mild head injury, or concussion, increases the risk for developing Parkinson’s disease later in life significantly – by 56 percent.
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