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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.
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.
The Parkinson's Foundation today announced the addition of Rush University Medical Center to its global network of institutions the foundation has designated as Centers of Excellence. The newest designation builds upon Rush’s longstanding history and recognition as a Parkinson's Foundation Research Center.