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movement disorders

A dementia-Parkinson’s gene?

Memory and thinking skills may decline faster in Parkinson's patients who have a high-risk gene variant.

Patient Story

‘A pacemaker for the brain’

Deep brain stimulation eases symptoms for a man battling Parkinson's disease.

Wrist device shows promise for hand tremors

Pulsing stimulation in the wrist aims to block the nerve activity that generates hand tremors.

Patient Story

Hidden tremors

They can walk but can't stand still: Some folks live for years with a medical mystery before they get a diagnosis.

Patient Story

‘You need teamwork’

Detroit Tigers legend Kirk Gibson wants to raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease and push for a cure.

Patient Story

‘It gave us hope’

Dopamine pump delivers constant flow of medicine to Parkinson's patients, reducing symptoms and improving quality of life.

Patient Story

‘They get themselves back’

A woman with Parkinson’s raises her voice―and bowling average―with help from the Big and Loud therapy program.

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