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A Johns Hopkins team is designing the STIMband, a non-invasive brain-stimulating device that may provide at-home Parkinson treatment.

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The challenges of recognizing behaviors such as hypersexuality, gambling, and excessive buying in Parkinson disease are discussed, as are ways to address them while still managing the underlying condition.

Researchers test a compound that shows promise as a Parkinson treatment.

Studies of a kuru epidemic in a formerly cannibalistic tribe could lead to further understanding of other neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer and Parkinson.

New treatments for Parkinson disease are greatly needed, since current medications delay the progression of the disease but do not cure it.

Our blogger discusses a recent study investigating the likelihood of head trauma in older patients leading to the onset of Parkinson disease and the implications of the findings.

Several new findings in the field of Parkinson’s disease (PD) research could impact treatment as well as diagnosis.


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