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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. People with Gaucher Disease at Seven to Nine Percent Risk of Developing Parkinson's - May 16 2014 Researchers have shown that people with two faulty copies of the gene involved in Gaucher disease, ...
  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 http://www.neurology.org/content/81/9/e62.full.html located on the World Wide ...
  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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