Author: FPI

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12981" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]WORKSHOP DIRECTORS Angelo Quartarone, MD M. Felice Ghilardi, MD Mark Hallett, MD Monica Norcini, PharmD, PhD[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][vc_column_text]Join us in Milazzo, Italy for the Fresco meeting on September 2024 focusing on synaptic plasticity and Parkinson’s disease. In the workshop, international experts...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]A GUIDE FOR PARKINSON’S PATIENTS AND FAMILIES[/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="12122" img_size="medium" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text] Chapter 1 Clinical Research Basics What clinical research is, who can participate and how to get involved.   Chapter 2 Research Participation throughout Your Parkinson’s Journey Why research...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Parkinson’s disease (PD) affects an estimated 10 million men and women worldwide. Women have been shown to have a lower risk of developing PD, and research suggests that there are differences in the way that men and women...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a progressive neurological disorder that affects predominately dopamine-producing neurons in a specific area of the braincalled substantia nigra. How common is PD? Nearly one million Americans and 10 million people worldwide live with...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Exercise is an important part of healthy living for everyone, but for people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), exercise is medicine! Physical activity has been shown to improve many PD symptoms, from balance and mobility issues to depression, constipation...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]It can be hard to tell if you or a loved one has Parkinson’s disease (PD). PD is a neurodegenerative disorder that predominately affects dopamine-producing (“dopaminergic”) neurons in a specific area of the brain called the substantia nigra. Symptoms...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] What is Parkinson’s disease? Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative brain disorder that progresses slowly in most people. Symptoms can take years to develop, and most people live for many years with the disease. The symptoms caused by Parkinson’s include...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a family affair: everyone in your family is affected. As a parent of a young child or teen, it is important to consider how PD might affect your children and what can be done...