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Substantial Matters: Life & Science of Parkinson’s

Aug 9, 2022

As with many medical conditions, people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) may experience disparities in access to care, in diagnosis, treatments, and ancillary care. These disparities may be based on age, gender, race, financial situation, language barriers, and geographic location, among other factors. Dr. Lynda...


Jul 26, 2022

Many people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) continue to work, socialize, and enjoy life, making accommodations as necessary to fit the disease into their lifestyles. And while no one would choose to have PD, some people have even found or created benefits of having it. One of them is Barry Blaustein, an...


Jul 12, 2022

Just as people in the general population have to contend with various unrelated medical conditions, so may people with Parkinson’s disease (PD). Such conditions are termed “comorbidities,” that is, diseases or conditions occurring along with, in this case, PD. Examples are cardiovascular disease, strokes,...


Jun 28, 2022

La distonía es un trastorno del movimiento que causa contracciones involuntarias de los músculos. Estas contracciones llevan a posturas anormales de partes del cuerpo y a veces a movimientos repetitivos.

 

En este episodio, hablamos con la doctora Marta San Luciano, Profesora Asociada de Neurología en la University...


Jun 14, 2022

Forty percent of people living with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are women, but compared to men, they have a longer time to diagnosis, less access to neurologist care, and are underrepresented in research studies. Although PD presents special considerations for women, they are, overall, treated the same as men. Some of...