Parkinson's

August 1, 2018

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative condition with no known cause or cure and is newly diagnosed in 60,000 Americans every year.

illustration of deep brain stimulation for Parkinson's
July 31, 2018

Actor Alan Alda, in going public with his Parkinson’s disease, wants to take away the stigma with the disease. He said he is keeping active  by playing tennis, boxing and marching.

December 11, 2017

About 1 million people in the United States live with Parkinson’s, a neurological disease with no known cure that affects mobility. Suzanne Taitingfong has reduced Parkinson's effect on her life by putting on boxing gloves.

The Arlington garage, transformed into a gym, greets visitors’ noses and eyes almost simultaneously. A whiff of sweat hangs amid a patchwork of boxing posters covering the walls.

On July 11, 2015, eight people crowded into a clinic room at UW Medical Center, expectantly watching Steven Gilbert

Studies of Parkinson’s disease show that physical activity benefits patients’ balance, gait and motor condition.

Developing next-generation technologies to restore memory is the goal of a new, multi-center $22.5 million, four-year effort.  The project, which is in support of President Obama’s BRAIN (Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnolo

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