Parkinson's News & Features
Specific GI Problems Linked to Parkinson’s Disease Risk
- Magnetic Pen Stabilizes Writing for Parkinson’s Patients
May 12, 2023 — Northwestern University undergraduate students created a stabilizing pen system that allows people living with Parkinson’s Disease to write with a steady hand.
- Common Chemical Linked to Parkinson’s Disease
March 21, 2023 — According to a new paper by an international team of scientists, the chemical known as TCE may be associated with as much as a 500% increased risk for Parkinson’s disease.
- Ultrasound Reduces Involuntary Movements of Parkinson’s Disease
February 24, 2023 — In a clinical trial, a procedure using ultrasound and requiring no incisions successfully reduced a side effect of Parkinson’s treatments known as dyskinesia, which is an involuntary movement of the body. The ultrasound also improved motor impairment in people with Parkinson’s disease.
- Truth or TV: Is Grey's Anatomy's Parkinson's 'Cure' Real?
How realistic is the Grey’s Anatomy episode that shows a Parkinson’s disease cure? A neurosurgery professor weighs in.