Shake It Up Hero – Courtney

Friday, 2 September 2016

This week’s Shake It Up Hero is a hero on two fronts – as a researcher and through his fundraising efforts he is at the forefront of the quest for better treatments and ultimately a cure. 1. What Drives Your Commitment…

Pedaling for a Parkinson's Cure and Enjoying the Ride

Exercising with Parkinson’s Disease: Should It Be High-Intensity?

Saturday, 31 January 2015

While any level of physical activity can be beneficial for Parkinson’s disease, recent studies have suggested that short bursts of vigorous exercise may work even better than longer sessions of moderate activity. Besides being more efficient than traditional moderate exercise,…

Pedaling for a Parkinson's Cure and Enjoying the Ride

Podcast: Prescribing Exercise to Treat Parkinson’s

Tuesday, 22 October 2013

While much research into Parkinson’s disease (PD) focuses on improving dopamine supply, there is an emerging scientific understanding that Parkinson’s goes well beyond the dopamine system. This has led to a new research focus on targets other than dopamine, and…

Pedaling for a Parkinson's Cure and Enjoying the Ride

Pedaling for a Cure and Enjoying the Ride

Sunday, 4 August 2013

“Some days I forget I have Parkinson’s,” says Marilyn Schaefer, 75 from Sarasota, Florida, who is a retired second grade teacher, avid tennis player, mother of four, and grandmother of 11. She recently participated in a clinical study investigating the…