Many clinical trials use a placebo comparison to evaluate the effect of a new drug or therapy. Some people get the active intervention and some get an inactive “fake” treatment that looks the same as the real thing. What is a placebo? Is it a good thing? Can a placebo make you feel worse? From Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research website.
Doctor Rachel Dolhun is movement disorder specialist and vice president of medical communications at the MJFF. In this video, she talks about depression and anxiety in Parkinson’s disease. How are depression and anxiety treated? What are the tips to manage depression and anxiety?
Results are in from a study of glial cell line-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF), a “brain fertilizer” that some scientists believe may help protect dopamine cells and improve Parkinson’s symptoms. Many news reports are citing the findings as miraculous, but the response could be due to placebo effect.
Gene therapy is a hot topic in Parkinson’s disease. Researchers are now testing this novel approach in clinical trials of people with mid- to late-stage Parkinson’s. These therapies are intended to treat movement symptoms, lessen levodopa needs and, in turn, limit possible medication complications.
Piet De Vocht has Parkinson’s disease since 2012. He guides us through his experience and the transition of before and after.
Embarquez dans un voyage de saveurs exceptionnelles pour aider la lutte contre la maladie de Parkinson. Newtree et la Demoucelle Parkinson Charity vous invitent à découvrir des goûts uniques mettant en avant des ingrédients respectueux de vos papilles, de votre santé et de votre environnement.
We are happy to announce our support to the upcoming new phase of the pet tracer project of AC IMMUNE, a Swiss biopharmaceutical company.
Comment développer le pouvoir mental nécessaire au changement, quelles que soient les circonstances? Winner Mindset est LA Conférence clé pour donner un coup de fouet à votre vie!
What is Lewy body dementia? What is the difference between Lewy body dementia and Alzheimer’s? What is the difference between Parkinson’s disease and Lewy body dementia? Is there a test to diagnose Lewy body dementia? Various questions about Lewy Body Dementia.
This time of year everyone and everything seems to be focused on exercise as part of a New Year’s resolution. It can be hard for anyone to get and stay motivated, but what if it seems nearly impossible? What if you have no get-up-and-go, or you’re simply not interested? You may be experiencing apathy.