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Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes it is genetic, but most cases do not seem to run in families. Exposure to chemicals in the environment might play a role.

Symptoms begin gradually, often on one side of the body. Later they affect both sides. They include

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  1. Parkinson's Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Parkinson's disease (PD) is a type of movement disorder. It happens when nerve cells in the brain don't produce enough of a brain chemical called dopamine. Sometimes ...
  2. Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.) - PDF  
    ... These things are truly a lifesaver.” Managing Advanced Parkinson Disease 9 ASSISTING MOVEMENT Persons with advanced Parkinson disease often need help to move within the ...
  3. ... symptoms, medications, resources & more. Order Free Materials Today Parkinson's HelpLine Learn More Science News People with Gaucher Disease at Seven to Nine Percent Risk of Developing Parkinson's - May 16 2014 ...
  4. Indian Health Disparities (Indian Health Service)  
    ... hypertensive renal disease 7.0 7.4 0.9 Parkinson's disease 4.4 6.4 0.7 * Unintentional injuries ...
  5. Learning about Parkinson's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Human Genome Research Institute)  
    ... and Gaucher diseases Journal of Biological Chemistry , June 9, 2011 Learning About Parkinson's Disease What do we know about heredity and Parkinson's ...
  6. Ability to Consent to Parkinson Disease Research (American Academy of Neurology) - PDF  
    ... Neurology Eran Klein The ability to consent to Parkinson disease research This information is current as of August 26, 2013 Services Updated Information & http://www.neurology.org/content/81/9/e62.full.html including high resolution figures, can ...
  7. ... 64,200 (6,654) 6.1 (0.6) Parkinson’s disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .(332) †20,500 (4,420) †1.9 (0.4) †21,000 (4,441) †2.0 ( ...
  8. Young-Onset Parkinson's (National Parkinson Foundation, Inc.)  
    ... the cause of a subtype of Young-Onset Parkinson’s disease known as the LRRK-2 gene or Parkin 9 gene. Up to 50% of Young-Onset Parkinson’s patients may have a gene associated as a ...
  9. ... 2014) Efficacy of occupational therapy for patients with Parkinson’s disease: a randomised controlled trial Lancet Neurol DOI: 10.1016/S1474-4422(14)70055-9 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1474-4422( ...
  10. Lewy Body Dementia Research (Lewy Body Dementia Association)  
    ... blood lipids increase risk of dementia in Parkinson’s 9/26/2013 - New research into blood lipids in people with Parkinson’s disease may lead to blood tests that indicate which ...
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