- Information on Parkinson's disease, patient support groups, research, physicians, and medical news.
Supported by EPDA president Mary Baker and sponsored by drug manufacturer Hoffmann-La Roche. Site requires
Parkinson's Disease Association - Comprehensive site includes information on the
EPDA's aims and objectives; conferences; publications; news updates; projects; contacts; useful web links;
and a limited section on drug treatments.
James, A Site about Parkinson's
Disease - Extensive information about this disease as well as where to go for
support and what you can do to fight the effects. Some internet resources as well as general information. It
is a project of the Adrienne Coles Memorial Trust.
MEDLINEplus: Parkinson's Disease - This comprehensive site, created by the US
National Library of Medicine, gives an overview of basic information available on PD including news
articles, research developments and links to other web-sites.
Parkinson's Disease - Information on diagnosis and treatment from board-certified
Parkinson's Action Network
- PANs primary mission since its founding in 1991 has been to provide an informed, organized, and effective
voice in public policy issues affecting the search for a cure for Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's Disease - PD is a degenerative central nervous system (CNS) disorder.
A discussion about the disorder, the symptoms and treatments of this disease.
Parkinson's Disease Foundation, Inc.
- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is a national non-profit organization devoted to education,
advocacy, and the funding of research.
Parkinson's Disease Hope Through Research - An informational
booklet compiled by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS).
Parkinson's Disease Society (UK)
- The Parkinson's Disease Society (PDS) "exists solely
to improve the lives of people with Parkinson's disease, their families and carers and to find better
treatments and a cure".
- Details about PD, FAQs and tips for daily living. A directory of resources available. Discusses the drug
Eldepryl (generic selegiline) as it is used for this disease. Sponsored by Somerset Pharmaceuticals
Parkinson Society Canada
- Parkinson Society Canada is a not for profit, charitable organization which raises money toward finding
the cause and cure for Parkinson's disease.
Parkinson's Victoria, support for
sufferers of Parkinson's Disease - Parkinson's Victoria Inc
aims to provide information, education and support
to the sufferers of parkinson's disease in Victoria, Australia.
PD Index - A
directory of Parkinson's disease information on the Internet.
People Living With Parkinson's -
Primary Focus - Quality of Life Issues
SPRING - Supporting research
towards a cure for parkinson's -
SPRING - supporting research towards a cure for parkinson's is the official special interest
group for medical research within the Parkinson's Disease Society. The aim of the group is to support and
promote research regarding finding a cure for Parkinson's Disease.
Teaching presentation on
Parkinson's Disease - Information for family members and rehabilitation
The American Parkinson's Disease
Association Inc - The APDA provides details on their Information & Referral
Centers and Services Locations. Information about the Young Parkinson's Center, chapter locations, support
groups, publications, videos, and the allocation of Research Grants.
The Parkinson's Institute - What are Movement Disorders? - Information about
medical care for patients with movement disorders related to Parkinson's disease. Includes diagnostic and
Unified Parkinson's Disease
Rating Scale - The Unified
Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) is an outcome measure tool for assessing and documenting the status
of patients suffering from Parkinson's disease. The full assessment can be accessed from this page including
the data form and the rating scale.
Young Onset Parkinson's Association
- YOPA is comprised of Young Onset Parkinson's patients from around the United States. Our mission is to
raise public awareness and to offer support to those living with young onset Parkinson's disease. We
coordinate with regional and national Parkinson's organizations in fundraising efforts for research funds.