Parkinson disease 8

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Parkinson disease 8

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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 8" for support, advocacy or research.

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.

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Last Updated: 23 Apr 2014

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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

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The terms "Parkinson disease 8" returned 1 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The Parkinson disease protein leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 transduces death signals via Fas-associated protein with death domain and caspase-8 in a cellular model of neurodegeneration.
 

Author(s): Cherry Cheng-Ying Ho, Hardy J Rideout, Elena Ribe, Carol M Troy, William T Dauer

Journal: J. Neurosci.. 2009 Jan;29(4):1011-6.

 

Neurodegenerative illnesses such as Parkinson and Alzheimer disease are an increasingly prevalent problem in aging societies, yet no therapies exist that retard or prevent neurodegeneration. Dominant missense mutations in leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) are the most common genetic ...

Last Updated: 29 Jan 2009

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Last Updated: 2 Jan 2013

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