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Parkinsons Disease Research

Toward Prevention of Parkinson's Disease

David Perlmutter, M.D. | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Perlmutter, M.D.

Medical research is now removing the veil and uncovering important new clues underlying Parkinson's disease. And it appears, that to at least some degree, this insidious process may be of our own making.

Painting a Path Through the Parkinson's Jungle

Dan Joseph | Posted 04.09.2013 | Arts
Dan Joseph

When once I held lives in my hands, I now had trouble holding a glass without fear of dropping it. Soon after, at the suggestion of a friend, I began to paint. My art became a meditation, and my studio a sanctuary.

Golf Links to Parkinson's Disease?

Dr. Douglas Fields | Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Douglas Fields

Paraquat, rotenone, maneb and other organophosphates have been linked to Parkinson's disease in several studies, as well as many solvents used in the sprays. This, researchers suspect, is the reason for the high number of people living down-wind of golf courses developing Parkinson's.