Latest Blog Posts Tagged "Motor Symptoms"
December 08, 2016
Voyager Therapeutics announced results from a trial, supported in early stages by MJFF, to help the brain convert levodopa to dopamine and better control motor symptoms.
October 13, 2015
In light of a recent study that highlights the benefits of puttering around for people with Parkinson's, our community shared their favorite ways to get more movement in their days.
September 29, 2015
A recent paper from The University of Michigan shows that more everyday physical activity, perhaps more so than vigorous exercise, is associated with less severe motor symptoms.
August 28, 2015
Parkinson's is different for everyone, and includes both motor and non-motor symptoms. Even after diagnosis, many are not aware of the range of symptoms the disease can involve.
August 25, 2015
Affecting more than 500,000 children and adults in North America, dystonia is the third most common movement disorder. Help make September the official Dystonia Awareness Month by signing a petition.
August 10, 2015
People with PD who use an Android smartphone can receive a free smartwatch from Fox Insight and contribute data on motor symptoms.
May 06, 2015
Dr. Rachel Dolhun tells Practical Neurology about recently approved levodopa formulations that may help avoid wearing off and dyskinesia.
February 17, 2015
Our guest blogger shares an unusual Parkinson's 'adventure' that all started when she tried to close an open window.
November 10, 2014
This summer we asked people with Parkinson's to take a survey on the impact of "off" episodes. The results are part of discussions MJFF is leading with groups that make medication coverage decisions.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research and The Bachmann-Strauss Dystonia and Parkinson Foundation Announce New Collaborative Research Alliance
September 17, 2014
Organizations seek to raise awareness and advance dystonia and Parkinson's disease research.