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parkinson’s disease

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‘Absolutely amazing’

Maxed out on Parkinson’s disease meds and reluctant to give up his active lifestyle, Steve Stampfler opted for deep brain stimulation to bring his tremors under control.

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‘A pacemaker for the brain’

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

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‘It’s a gift to be here’

She helped create the MyHealth app for others and now uses it to improve her own life after a Parkinson's diagnosis.

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A steady hand

A longtime barber overcomes essential tremor thanks to a newer, simpler approach to deep brain stimulation.

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Living life to the fullest

Even while his body grows weaker from Parkinson’s disease, Daniel McCarthy’s spirit remains strong.

Parkinson’s pandemic looms

Declines in smoking and an increase in aging populations, environmental contaminants point to a massive rise in cases in the coming years.

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‘It’s been a grind’

For Diana and David Vos, life after stroke hasn’t been easy. But perseverance has brought the couple a long way—and they’re not giving up.

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The fun factor

A woman with Parkinson’s disease gets back on her feet through the perfect beat—music-based rehab that feels more like entertainment than therapy.

Tears may reveal Parkinson’s proteins

This new biological marker could be useful in diagnosing or treating the disease much earlier.

Surgical relief for Parkinson’s

New approach lets patients “sleep” through a deep brain stimulation procedure.

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‘You need teamwork’

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

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‘I took my life back’

Avid fisherman Jim Ehnen despaired over his Parkinson’s diagnosis―until he found hope.

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