Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding

Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding Growing evidence suggests that a chemical widely used in industrial degreasing, dry cleaning products, shoe polish, and paint removers may be contributing to an increase in the number of Parkinson’s disease cases. The chemical trichloroethylene (TCE) is usually found where hazardous waste has been dumped and left out in the open … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Disease Rates Exploding”

Predicting Parkinson’s Risk

Predicting Parkinson’s Risk Dr. Michael Schlossmacher came up with an idea for calculating the risk of Parkinson’s disease in healthy adults while reading the book, Brilliant Blunders, which focuses on five renowned scientists and the major mistakes they made while researching their theories. The “blunders,” however, were an essential part of achieving scientific breakthroughs. The … Continue reading “Predicting Parkinson’s Risk”

Parkinson’s Care

Parkinson’s Care Regular physical activity and eating the right foods can make a positive impact on people living with Parkinson’s disease, recent studies have found. In fact, studies suggest ongoing vigorous exercise, particularly aerobic exercise, might help slow cognitive decline in people in the early stages of neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Care”