Parkinson's Disease

Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. Symptoms start gradually, sometimes starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand. Tremors are common, but the disorder also commonly causes stiffness or slowing of movement...

  • Motor symptoms: Tremor, Slowed movement ...
  • None-Motor symptoms: fatigue, Speech or writing changes, sleep disturbances

About PD

Parkinson’s disease is a neurological movement disorder that affects ~1% of people above 60 years of age. When dopamine-producing neurons die, symptoms such as tremor, slowness, stiffness, and balance problems occur. Treatments focus on reducing symptoms ...

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Parkinson’s disease (PD) occurs when nerve cells, or neurons, in the brain die or become impaired. Treatments focus on reducing symptoms to enable a more active lifestyle and include medication, diet, exercise, and deep brain stimulation surgery...

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How to Ask Doctor

Based on clinical knwodege and exprience, will generate one summary by using Parkinson's Disease Survey. You may consider to understand these PD questions. And could discuss with your family docotr for therapy or medical decisions based on individual case.

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Wearables could capture a truly accurate picture of the diverse day-to-day experiences of people living with PD, which may support personalizing Parkinson's Disease diagnosis and treatment...

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Big Data

Big Dat techonlogy have the potential to automatically detect PD symptoms and inform clinicians about the progression of disease. Some companies has implemented related projects...

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April 11 is World Parkinson’s Day

April 11 is World Parkinson's Day, and a moment in time to come together to raise awareness and advance research toward better therapies and a cure for Parkinson's disease

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What people say...

  • Parkinson’s disease was first medically described by Dr. James Parkinson in 1817 after he observed and examined six patients. Two hundred years since his initial description, the extent of discoveries and our knowledge of this condition have grown considerably...

    Erwin B. Montgomery Jr. MD, Medical Director
  • Parkinson's makes me driven. It makes me a bit more creative, it makes me passionate about what I do. Making something with your hands, especially as someone who has difficulty in that area, you just feel that sense of achievement.

    Emma Diagnosed at 29
  • Nearly 200 years after Parkinson’s disease was first described by Dr. James Parkinson in 1817, we are still subjectively measuring Parkinson’s disease largely the same way doctors did then,....Data science and wearable computing hold the potential to transform our ability to capture and objectively measure patients’ actual experience of disease, with unprecedented implications for Parkinson’s drug development, diagnosis and treatment.

    Todd Sherer PhD, CEO
  • ...Every day is different, And every patient is different – and every patient’s understanding is different as well....

    Rajesh Pahwa MD

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