Parkinson disease 18

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Parkinson disease 18

Parkinson disease-18 is an autosomal dominant, adult-onset form of the disorder. It is phenotypically similar to idiopathic Parkinson disease (summary by {1:Chartier-Harlin et al., 2011}). For a general phenotypic description and a discussion of genetic heterogeneity of Parkinson disease (PD), see {168600}.
 

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American Parkinson Disease Association

As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s disease organization, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) improves the lives people with Parkinson’s disease and their families from coast to coast with patient/caregiver support; education and positive lifestyle programs; awareness, social and fundraising events; and scientific research funding at all levels. Through a national network of Chapters, Information & Referral Centers, more than 1,000 support groups, and eight Centers for Advanced Research, APDA delivers help for today and hope for tomorrow.

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation is the only organization with a singular focus on improving the quality of Parkinson's care through research, education and outreach. We continue to bring help and hope to the estimated one million individuals in the US, four to six million worldwide, who are living with Parkinson's disease. NPF has funded more than $180 million in research and support services to improve the lives of people with PD. NPF programs touch more than one million people a year through our global network of Centers of Excellence, our US chapters, conferences, and online resources.

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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Following organizations serve the condition "Parkinson disease 18" for support, advocacy or research.

American Parkinson Disease Association

As the country’s largest grassroots Parkinson’s disease organization, the American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) improves the lives people with Parkinson’s disease and their families from coast to coast with patient/caregiver support; education and positive lifestyle programs; awareness, social and fundraising events; and scientific research funding at all levels. Through a national network of Chapters, Information & Referral Centers, more than 1,000 support groups, and eight Centers for Advanced Research, APDA delivers help for today and hope for tomorrow.

http://www.apdaparkinson.org

Last Updated: 23 Oct 2014

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National Parkinson Foundation

The National Parkinson Foundation is the only organization with a singular focus on improving the quality of Parkinson's care through research, education and outreach. We continue to bring help and hope to the estimated one million individuals in the US, four to six million worldwide, who are living with Parkinson's disease. NPF has funded more than $180 million in research and support services to improve the lives of people with PD. NPF programs touch more than one million people a year through our global network of Centers of Excellence, our US chapters, conferences, and online resources.

http://parkinson.org

Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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General Resources

Aware in Care

Aware in Care aims to help people with Parkinson’s disease get the best care possible during a hospital stay.

Updated 8 Apr 2014

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What You and Your Family Should Know

This book offers a basic overview of Parkinson’s disease. Topics include symptoms, diagnosis, parkinsonism, treatment options, putting your health team together, accepting and adapting to PD, and staying well.

Updated 23 Apr 2014

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Caring and Coping

Written for care partners of people with Parkinson’s, this book profiles caregiver roles and activities. Topics include what to expect, care options, activities of daily living, legal and financial planning and taking care of yourself as caregiver.

Updated 23 Apr 2014

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Fitness Counts

Exercise is important at any stage of Parkinson’s. This book describes exercise methods that contribute to stability and includes photos to demonstrate proper form.

Updated 23 Apr 2014

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10 Early Warning Signs of Parkinson's Disease

This short brochure describes 10 symptoms that may be early signs of Parkinson’s disease. Each symptom of concern is listed along with what is "normal." If you have more than one symptom, you may want to visit your doctor.

Updated 23 Apr 2014

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Medications

This book describes both motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s and provides detailed information on common medications used to treat these symptoms.

Updated 23 Apr 2014

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Nutrition Matters

This book focuses on optimal nutrition for people with Parkinson’s and explains how PD affects the gastrointestinal system. It also offers tips and recipes to help manage non-motor symptoms and medication side effects.

Updated 23 Apr 2014

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Parkinson disease 18" returned 2 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

In vivo measurement of vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 density in Parkinson disease with (18)F-AV-133.
 

Author(s): Nobuyuki Okamura, Victor L Villemagne, John Drago, Svetlana Pejoska, Rajinder K Dhamija, Rachel S Mulligan, Julia R Ellis, Uwe Ackermann, Graeme O'Keefe, Gareth Jones, Hank F Kung, Michael J Pontecorvo, Daniel Skovronsky, Christopher C Rowe

Journal: J. Nucl. Med.. 2010 Feb;51(2):223-8.

 

PET provides a noninvasive means to evaluate the functional integrity of the presynaptic monoaminergic system in the living human brain.

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2010

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Genome-wide linkage screen in familial Parkinson disease identifies loci on chromosomes 3 and 18.
 

Author(s): Xiaoyi Gao, Eden R Martin, Yutao Liu, Gregory Mayhew, Jeffery M Vance, William K Scott

Journal: Am. J. Hum. Genet.. 2009 Apr;84(4):499-504.

 

Parkinson disease (PD) is a complex, multifactorial neurodegenerative disease with substantial evidence for genetic risk factors. We conducted a genome-wide linkage screen of 5824 single-nucleotide polymorphisms in 278 families of European, non-Hispanic descent to localize regions ...

Last Updated: 13 Apr 2009

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Imaging Non-motor Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease by Novel 18F-DTBZ and Florbetapir F-18 PET
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Parkinson's Disease

 

Last Updated: 16 Jan 2014

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Last Updated: 7 Feb 2014

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Evaluation of [18F]MNI-777 PET as a Marker of Tau Pathology in Subjects With Tauopathies Compared to Healthy Subjects
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Alzheimer's Disease (AD); Parkinson's Disease (PD); Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE); Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP); Frontal Temporal Dementia (FTD); Pick's Disease; Tauopathies

 

Last Updated: 22 Sep 2014

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