Magnetic Pen Stabilizes Writing for Parkinson’s Patients
Student entrepreneurs at Northwestern University invented a pen set that allows Parkinson’s disease patients to write again despite the tremors of the disease. Dr. Gilbert comments on PD’s impact on writing and the unique nature of this product.
ParkinSex: The Kama Sutra of Parkinson’s
Dr. Gilbert comments on the launch of APDA’s brand new ParkinSex resource that has been designed to help people with PD maintain or regain intimacy.
Novel PD Drug Tops Pramipexole ER With Fewer Side Effects
A recently released study looks at the experimental drug PB2001 which looks to be effective, but with less daytime sleepiness. Dr. Gilbert weighs in on the pros and cons.
We Just Broke Through a Major Barrier to a Parkinson’s Cure
A recent study explores a new way to cross the blood brain barrier. Dr. Gilbert comments on what this might mean for Parkinson’s treatments.
Lab Test May Detect Parkinson’s Disease Even Before Symptoms Appear
Dr. Gilbert comments on a large new study that confirmed a laboratory test analyzing brain and spinal cord fluid for clumps of a protein called alpha-synuclein can accurately detect Parkinson’s disease, even in people without symptoms such as tremor and slowed or limited movement.
World Parkinson’s Disease Day: Living with the disease, treatment options and hope for the future
As part of a World Parkinson’s Day video campaign, Dr. Gilbert spoke with touchIME about the treatment options for this disease, the challenges of the non-motor symptoms and promising future therapies. View the video.
April is the month to educate, raise awareness about Parkinson’s
Article includes APDA’s Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month campaign information focusing on connection and community.
Glen Cove Hospital’s rehab for Parkinson’s gets plaudit from national group
Dr. Gilbert comments on special inpatient Parkinson’s rehabilitation program at Glen Cove Hospital.
What’s Driving the ‘World’s Fastest-Growing’ Brain Disease’?
Dr. Gilbert comments on a recent study about Parkinson's disease and trichloroethylene (a chemical commonly used in dry cleaning)
Free guide to intimacy launched for those with Parkinson’s
Article highlighting the launch of APDA’s new and unique resource for intimacy and PD, called ParkinSex.