326 Results for Parkinson Disease

  1. This Way In: Nia for Parkinson's Disease

    ... of Maryland School of Medicine, director of the Maryland Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders Center, and Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology, has studied the positive effects of exercise on people with PD

    • Rukovets, Olga
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  2. Ask the Experts: Parkinson's Disease

    ...QMy husband has trouble smelling odors. Should he be tested or treated for Parkinson's disease?Dr. KAPIL SETHI RESPONDS:Figure. No caption available.A Since no therapy exists that protects against the onset

    • Sethi, Kapil M.D.
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  3. The Power of Poses: Yoga may help ease symptoms of Parkinson's disease, such as stiffness and poor balance.

    ...For people with Parkinson's disease, yoga has been shown to increase flexibility and posture, ease stiffness, and possibly improve balance, says Roy Alcalay, MD, assistant professor at Columbia University and medical

    • Batcheller, Lori J.
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2017
  4. Advocacy: The 2013 World Parkinson Congress

    ...In 2004, the director of the National Institutes of Health, Elias Zerhouni, M.D., suggested the Parkinson's disease (PD) community from around the globe—researchers, clinicians, patients, and caregivers—should come

    • Farley, Todd
    • Neurology Now
    • December 16, 2017
  5. Exercise Is King: A former skier, golfer, and tennis player, 83-year-old Henry King remains active in different ways after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease.

    ...When did you first notice symptoms of Parkinson's disease?Figure. No caption available.I loved playing tennis and I began having difficulty serving the ball. Also, my handwriting, which usually flowed easily, became

    • Bolster, Mary
    • Neurology Now
    • March 01, 2017
  6. Biology Matters: Women often experience neurologic diseases differently than men. That reality has contributed to sex-specific approaches to diagnosis, treatment, and management.

    ...—Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy, migraine, multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson's disease, and stroke—manifest in women, and how that influences their diagnosis, symptoms, medication, and prognosis.PARKINSON'S...

    • Colino, Stacey
    • Neurology Now
    • July 01, 2017