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Parkinsons disease

  • Awakenings - 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 frames.

  • European 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.

  • NeurologyChannel: Parkinson's Disease - Information on diagnosis and treatment from board-certified physicians.

  • 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".

  • Parkinson's Information - 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 professionals.

  • 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 treatment methods.

  • 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.

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