Stories with tag: "Parkinson's Disease"

Brain Health & Conditions

Getting LOUD To Preserve Their Voices

Talking, telling jokes helps people with Parkinson’s keep their voices strong
Participants in the LOUD Crowd program exercise their voices.
Brain Health & Conditions

Clinical and Translational Parkinson’s Disease Research at RUSH with Deborah Hall, MD

Deborah Hall, MD, is a neurologist and movement disorder specialist and the Division Chief of the Section of Movement Disorders at RUSH University Medical Center. She also co-leads the novel RUSH PD GI Clinic, a novel multidisciplinary clinic focused on the gastrointestinal health of patients with PD and other movement disorders.
Deborah Hall, MD
Awards, Rankings and Recognitions

RUSH Copley’s Movement Disorders Program Receives Grant From Parkinson’s Foundation

Grant supports exercise and music therapy sessions to improve quality of life for people with movement disorders
Boxing class helps patients fight Parkinson's disease
Brain Health & Conditions

What’s the Difference Between a Neurologist and a Neurosurgeon?

RUSH experts explain what you should know about these distinct, yet complementary, specialties
Neuro differences
Brain Health & Conditions

MR-guided Focused Ultrasound: Essential Treatment for Essential Tremor

Sepehr Sani, MD, discusses MR-guided focused ultrasound — a safe, incisionless treatment designed to reduce hand tremor in patients with essential and parkinsonian tremor.
Listen now to a podcast about essential treatment for essential tremor from RUSH expert Sepehr Sani, MD.
Brain Health & Conditions

Treadmill Exercise Shown to Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms in Mice

Researchers at RUSH hope new findings will mitigate and improve Parkinson’s symptoms and prevent new ones
Brain Health & Conditions

Statins a Potential New Avenue for Movement Disorders Research

Study finds people taking statins may have reduced risk of developing parkinsonism signs
Brain Health & Conditions

Nasal Drugs Show Promise for Slowing Parkinson’s Disease Progression in Lab Study

'A remarkable advance' if results can be replicated, Rush researcher says
Brain Health & Conditions

Tricia's Story: Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's

Thanks to deep brain stimulation treatment, Tricia O'Neill is able to live nearly tremor-free
Tricia O'Neill
Patient Stories

Ken's Story

Regaining a steady hand thanks to focused ultrasound
Ken's Story