Both Parkinson’s patients and caregivers benefit from support groups, learning adaptations and daily coping skills from others going through the same experience. Temple Health’s support groups are open to all, not just Temple patients
Barely a month after Medtronic announced the European clearance of | Barely a month after Medtronic announced the European clearance of its rechargeable Percept RC deep brain stimulation system, the device has racked up a stateside approval, too.
People with Parkinson’s disease frequently develop a problem known as “gait freeze,” in which their legs simply stop stepping forward as they’re walking. A new powered exoskeleton, however, has proven to be very effective at keeping such individuals’ legs going.
New experimental models and innovative approaches to study protein aggregation in Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases are introduced. The research may pave the way to patient-specific treatments and early detection.