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parkinson’s

Patient Story

‘A pacemaker for the brain’

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

Patient Story

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.

Surgical relief for Parkinson’s

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

Patient Story

Parkinson’s program gets ‘Big’ results

Woodworker David Smedley—grandpa to 30, great-grandpa to 24—discovers a unique physical therapy program to help him control his tremors.

New hope in brain trauma treatment

Deep brain stimulation could help patients overcome behavioral and emotional problems associated with serious injury.

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

Tremors no more: How Marguerite Tiff got her life back

Deep brain stimulation is the answer to 63-year-old's struggle.

Patient Story

‘Exercise has made a difference’

Boxing, tango or tai chi? Pick your weapon in the Parkinson’s battle.

Battling the enigma Parkinson’s

As surgery and medicine evolve to deliver precise treatments, doctors are mapping the brain and solving the mysteries of this 'last frontier.'

Deep brain stimulation may ease Parkinson’s pain

Severity of pain may be decreased for years, but new aches may develop for many.

Soft spinal cord implants a possible step toward eliminating paralysis

Prosthetic device may have implications for a wide range of diseases including Parkinson’s.

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