With the COVID-19 pandemic growing and Parkinson’s patients stuck in their homes, we thought this would be a great time to talk about tips drawn from our book on exercise in the home setting.
In this webinar, Dr. Okun addressed the current thinking on how to prevent the onset of Parkinson’s and more.
Swedish researchers report that very fit long-distance skiers were about 30% less likely to develop Parkinson’s disease during their 20-year study.
The prevalence of Parkinson disease is increasing more rapidly than other neurological disorders, and is estimated to affect nearly 1 million Americans and more than 6 million people worldwide.
PJ was diagnosed with Parkinsons and goes through a deep brain stimulation procedure.
Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announced Jan. 21 that he has a type of Parkinson’s disease. In a new essay in The Conversation, Michael Okun, M.D., explains the condition and the latest evolving treatments.
DBS surgeries have the power to relieve symptoms of Parkinson’s, Tourette’s, and other movement disorders.
Dr. Michael Okun, of the Fixel Institute of Neurological Diseases, interviews Charbel Moussa, MD, PhD, author of a recent article on Nilotinib Effects on Safety, Tolerability, and Potential Biomarkers in Parkinsons Disease: A Phase 2 Randomized Clinical Trial, for a recent JAMA Neurology podcast episode. Dr. Moussa is an associate…
A lifelong swimmer had recently received an electronic brain implant to control tremors and other symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, and somehow the signals from the device had knocked out his ability to coordinate his arms and legs for swimming.
A research team led by UF’s David Vaillancourt, Ph.D., used a non-invasive MRI method with 1,002 patients to develop an automated system to accurately diagnose Parkinson’s disease and related but different neurodegenerative disorders.