Parkinson's Disease


Learning About and Living with Parkinson's Disease

Michael J. Fox's highly publicized advocacy of Parkinson's research, along with high profile cases of the disease such as those of Muhammad Ali and former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno, has brought Parkinson's disease to the forefront of the American consciousness. More than one million Americans are affected by this debilitating condition, and there's currently no cure. Use this guide to find information, both basic and advanced, on Parkinson's disease and the ongoing effort to cure it.

What is Parkinson's disease?

Most people associate Parkinson's disease with its most perceptible symptom, muscle tremors. This ... read more »

Causes and Diagnosis of Parkinson's

According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, genetic mutations, ... read more »

Treatment for Parkinson's

Presently, there is no cure for Parkinson's disease, and its treatments seek only to alleviate its ... read more »

Parkinson's Organizations

A number of organizations are working to accelerate the search for a cure to Parkinson's disease, ... read more »

News, Blogs, and Research on Parkinson's

With advocacy groups raising significant amounts of money and accelerating research (the Michael J. Fox Foundation ... read more »

Parkinson's Support Groups

For the sufferers of Parkinson's disease and their caregivers, support and encouragement from ... read more »

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