Parkinson's Disease in the Best of the Web Directory

Parkinson's Disease

BBC News: Activity Cuts Parkinson's Risk

Findings from researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health, which suggests that men who exercise regularly in their adult stage are not prone to acquiring Parkinson's.

BBC News: Brain ‘Cannabis’ Parkinson's Hope

Article about a study on the brain’s natural drug-like chemicals for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

BBC News: Depression Risk with Parkinson's

Discusses a survey on the prevalence of depression among Parkinson’s patients in France, German, Italy, Spain and United Kingdom.

BBC News: Parkinson's Targets Cell Boiler

Details the scientific studies, conducted by American and Korean scientists, on a mutant protein which damages muscle cells and causes movement disorders.

BBC News: Parkinson's Therapy Trial Success

Presents an article about a clinical trial by Neurologix Incorporated on the significance of gene therapy in treating the condition.

eMedicine Health - Parkinson Disease

Outlines medical and statistical features of the central nervous degenerative disease.

Forum: Qualitative Social Research

Presents a study dealing with the informative needs of older persons diagnosed with the disease in Germany.

Health Issues: Parkinson's Disease

Facts on the signs, secondary symptoms, diagnosis and conventional treatment of the disease.


Offers information about a treatment for Parkinson’s Disease.

NINDS: Parkinson's Disease

Focuses on the treatment, prognosis and research done on the motor system disorder. Includes contacts of organizations involved with the study.

Parkinson’s Disease Index

Contains a list of resources that deals with the disorder's symptoms, treatments, and organizations related to the degenerative illness.


Features videos and transcripts about treatments and related programs, as well as personal stories of patients.

Parkinson's Disease

A resource for caregivers and people recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson's Information Exchange Network Online

Contains collection of articles which disseminates facts about the disease used as resources for patients and caregivers. Includes a drug database.

Parkinson's Recovery Project

Disseminates information about Oriental medicine for the treatment of the condition. Contains publications and FAQs.

Parkinson's Unity Walk

Event which intends to raise awareness and funds in finding a cure for PD. Provides information about research grants and featured patient stories.

Somerset Pharmaceuticals

Research and development company which specializes in the treatment of late-stage PD patients. Also shows information about the drug named Eldepryl.

Study of Antidepressants in Parkinson's Disease

Features a research study on antidepressant medication by the University of Rochester.


Showcases articles on research, news reports and books related to the disease and other similar disorders. With details on famous people with Parkinson's.

Wake Forest Neurosurgery: Parkinson's Disease

Provides articles and information about PD surgical treatments. Also includes links to sites with related topic.


Provides a forum and news archives on stem cells and other related information about the disease.

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