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April Is Parkinson's Awareness Month -- How Can You Help?

Dr. Soania-Mathur | Posted 06.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Dr. Soania-Mathur

If even a few people that learn from this outreach are able to channel that empathy into definitive action, the burden of this disease may be alleviated for some and the search for better treatments and a cure may become a tangible reality. Together we can make a difference.

Scientists Find Five New Parkinson's Genes

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Scientists have identified five new genes linked to Parkinson's disease in a large genetic analysis of the illness, according to a new stud...

The Hidden Costs of War: Veterans and Dementia

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

In the majority of cases, the development of Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia is the result of the acquisition of various risk factors throughout life. PTSD is one such factor.

Athletes Risk Lifetime Of Suffering From Head Injuries

Scott Mendelson, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Scott Mendelson, M.D.

A well-known cause of dementia is dementia pugilistica, or what has commonly been called being "punch drunk." In some cases, the presentation is virtually indistinguishable from Alzheimer's dementia.