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News Releases

November 6, 2019
Neurologists from the Rush Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Program are working with a Chicago-area martial arts academy to launch a karate program designed to help people with Parkinson’s disease.
September 11, 2018
A lab study led by a Rush researcher has found that a treatment cleared brain cells of a protein that is an integral cause of Parkinson's disease.
February 20, 2018
Levels of a protein found in the brain called alpha-synuclein are significantly lower than normal in cerebrospinal fluid collected in Parkinson’s disease patients suffering from postural instability and gait difficulty, a study has found.
December 13, 2017
High-intensity exercise three times a week is safe for individuals with early-stage Parkinson’s disease and decreases worsening of the disease’s symptoms, according to results of a study.
August 30, 2017
Rush scientists are testing whether having a common genetic mutation makes Parkinson’s disease patients more likely to suffer cognitive decline after deep brain stimulation surgery.