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Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Parkinson’s disease (PD) Awareness Month? Every April, doctors, patients, families, hospitals, and foundations raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease. Test your knowledge of Parkinson’s disease during Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Do you think you know a lot about Parkinson’s? Take the PD quiz to see how much you know! There are …

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New MRI High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Parkinson’s, Essential Tremors, and Dystonia Patients

Baptist Hospital at Miami has invested in cutting edge technology for the treatment of movement disorders, especially essential tremor which has been approved by Medicare as a treatment option beginning July 12th. The institution already has a reputation for providing the latest advances in treatment, including novel medication delivery systems and deep brain stimulation. More …

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Deep Brain Stimulation and Movement Disorders

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) uses electrical stimulation in the brain to help control abnormal body movements. During the Deep Brain Stimulation surgery, a neurosurgeon places an electrode in the area of the brain that’s causing abnormal movement and tests it while you are awake to see if it successfully controls your symptoms. A small device …

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Parkinson’s Disease Study from The Michael J. Fox Foundation

A new online Parkinson’s disease study is available from The Michael J. Fox Foundation by Fox Insight. Fox Insight is an online clinical study where people with Parkinson’s disease and their loved ones share information that could transform the search for better treatments. By joining Fox Insight you can help shape the future of Parkinson’s research …

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