On the third Thursday of every month, join our live webinars to learn about various aspects of living with Parkinsonís disease and the Foundation's work to speed medical breakthroughs. Log on, listen to the expert discussion and submit your own questions to our panelists. Can't make it for the live event? Watch when you can through our archive library below.
Our webinars are moderated by Dave Iverson, a veteran broadcast journalist and person with Parkinsonís. All MJFF educational initiatives are offered free of charge.
The 2015 Third Thursdays webinars are available for CME credit for practicing health care professionals. Register to learn more.
View Past Webinars
- How Parkinson's Affects Speech and Swallowing - June 18 (CME)
- What's the Alternative?†What to Know about Complementary Medicine for Parkinsonís - May 21 (CME)
- From iPhone to Genome: How Patient Data Is Changing Parkinson's Research - April 16 (CME)
- Treating the Brain: New Approaches to Deep Brain Stimulation and Beyond - March 19 (CME)
- How Much of Parkinson's Is Genetic? - February 19 (CME)
- The Exercise Rx: Is Exercise as Important as the Pills You Take? - January 15 (CME)
- Taking the Pulse of Parkinson's Research - December 18
- How Stopping a Sticky Protein May Cure Parkinson's - November 20
- Dystonia in Parkinson's and Beyond - October 16
- Shining a Light on Depression in Parkinson's - September 18
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Why Might Constipation Be a Parkinson's Symptom?
Thursday, July 16 @ 12 p.m. ET / 9 a.m. PT
Constipation and other gastrointestinal difficulties can severely affect quality of life. Parkinsonís researchers have pinpointed the gut as a place of interest because of biological changes seen there. Weíll discuss constipation and problems with stomach emptying (called gastroparesis) seen in Parkinsonís, what researchers believe is happening in the gut, and how these symptoms are treated.Register Now
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