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Podcast – Parkinson’s

Walking is a complex skill. So, shares Catherine Kopil, PhD, in the third episode of the Michael J. Fox Foundation “Parkinson’s Science POV” pod...
Parkinson’s disease (PD) can affect the autonomic nervous system, which controls the automatic and involuntary functions our bodies perform, lik...
Navigating a Parkinson’s diagnosis can be challenging, but you’re not alone. In this audio  expert panellists share practical tips for managing t...
How is Parkinson’s diagnosed? Tracked? Importantly, predicted? In the second episode of our “Parkinson’s Science POV” podcast series, MJFF Chi...
Sexual problems are common in people with Parkinson’s, but they can be difficult to talk about. Listen as experts discuss how Parkinson’s impa...
People with Parkinson’s often ask how diet and exercise fit into their overall care plan. In this audio from our Third Thursdays Webinar, expert pan...
Parkinson’s disease changes: its biology and symptoms start even before the cardinal movement issues and evolve decades after diagnosis. In the firs...
In this webinar, Michael J. Fox Foundation Chief Scientific Officer Mark Frasier, PhD, leads a discussion with expert panelists: Irfan Qureshi, MD, v...
What does it mean when we say that Parkinson’s can go from “off” to “on” and then back to “off” again? Listen as experts discuss these...
The PD Avengers are a global alliance of people with Parkinson’s, partners and friends, standing together demanding change in how the disease is see...
“If somebody told me that they could stop my Parkinson’s where it was, but not go back to normal, I would consider that a cure,” said Karen ...
Our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation discuss thinking and memory changes that can happen in Parkinson’s disease. This webinar will cove...
Our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation discuss the many sleep issues that can come with Parkinson’s disease, sometimes even before motor symp...
In this audio from our  partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Larry Gifford, Patient Council member at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, leads a di...
Our partners at The Michael J Fox Foundation take a walk down memory lane as we review recent research highlights and milestones in the 20-year histor...
In the last six years, 16 new treatments have been improved for Parkinson’s but there is still much work to be done. In this audio from our Thir...
In 1997, scientists reported some of the first gene mutations in several Italian and Greek families with Parkinson’s disease, which shifted eff...
In the August 2020 edition of our Third Thursdays Webinar by our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation, our panellists talk about environmental fa...
Patients and doctors both come to appointments with their own sets of challenges, ranging from a lack of a shared vocabulary for discussing symptoms t...
Listen to MJFF’s VP of medical communications, Rachel Dolhun, MD, and SVPs of Research Programs, Brian Fiske, PhD, and Mark Frasier, PhD, dedicate t...
Medical marijuana has become of increasing interest over the past few decades but in many cases there’s limited research on its effects, especially ...
Many people often think of memory when they talk about cognition, but what other functions are affected? Our Vice President of Medical Communications,...
Research on stem cells and Parkinson’s is incredibly active — scientists are using stem cells to learn about disease and develop treatments, and t...
The immune system is supposed to keep us healthy, but in Parkinson’s it may be too much of a good thing. MJFF Contributing Editor Dave Iverson moder...
Earlier this month three members of The Michael J. Fox Foundation staff sat with Contributing Editor Dave Iverson to discuss the latest findings and r...
In this month’s Third Thursdays Webinar from The Michael J. Fox Foundation, our expert panellists addresses an often under-recognized Parkinson&...
Deep brain stimulation (DBS) and recently FDA-approved focused ultrasound (FUS) are two options to manage Parkinson’s symptoms, but not everyone...
Parkinson’s research continues to advance at a rapid pace. Led by moderator Soania Mathur, MD, co-chair of The Michael J. Fox Foundation’s Patient...
With long-term use, the gold standard medication for Parkinson’s disease, levodopa, can wear off before it’s time for another dose, causing motor ...
In the latest podcast from The Michael J. Fox Foundation,  contributing Editor Dave Iverson talks with Mark Frasier, PhD, Senior Vice President of Re...
Lack of objective tests to diagnose Parkinson’s disease (PD) challenges drug development and patient care. While scientists are looking to pinpoint ...
Urinary function is governed by the body’s autonomic nervous system, which regulates automatic body functions such as bowel and bladder control and ...
The 100 trillion or so bacteria in our guts are important players in our normal biological processes and in protection against disease. Researchers ha...
A group of scientists led by researchers from the National Institutes of Health published a paper describing how they identified 28 genetic risk facto...
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Third Thursdays Webinar touched on the similarities and differences between Parkinson’s and...
While much research into Parkinson’s disease (PD) focuses on improving dopamine supply, there is an emerging scientific understanding that Parkinson...

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