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Help Fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis

Tags: #onememory, Alzheimer's, Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, innovations, memory loss, MS, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, power of love gala

For the more than 6 million Americans who are living with Alzheimer’s, holding on to a memory is not a choice. Unless we find a cure, or stop the progression, projections indicate that by 2050 there could be as many as 16 million people living with Alzheimer’s.

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Busting 4 Myths About Stem Cell Research

Tags: diabetes, heart disease, innovation, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, myths, Parkinson's Disease, research, stem cells, stroke

Stem cell research is alive, well and as full of possibilities as ever. Get the facts on this flourishing field.

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Best Tips for Treating, Living With Essential Tremor

Tags: Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, seizures, tremors

To calm essential tremor, a condition that mimics but is unrelated to Parkinson’s disease, patients can turn to medications or surgery. But the stresses of life – and health – also need to be addressed.

If you can’t fall back to sleep within 20 minutes, get out of bed. Infographic on HealthHub from Cleveland Clinic

Can’t Sleep? Here’s What You Can Do (Infographic)

Tags: health hub number, infographic, Parkinson's Disease, sleep, sleep apnea, sleep disorders

All of us have nights when we can't sleep, when the sound of the clock seems to be the only thing you can hear. If you just have insomnia, here are some expert tips to help you back to dreamland.

Tremors don’t always mean Parkinson’s disease.

What Could Be Causing ‘The Shakes’

Tags: brain, brain health, movement disorders, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease, tremors

The onset of tremors poses a scary possibility — could this be Parkinson’s disease? But there are lots of other common causes of tremors that could explain yours. Here, your tremor questions are answered.

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Deep Brain Stimulation for Children Offers Hope

Tags: brain health, Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS), dystonia, movement disorders, OCD, Parkinson's Disease, Tourette’s syndrome, tremors

Children with uncontrollable movements, or generalized dystonia, have an option that isn’t widely known: Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS). This surgical treatment is not new, but it’s also not often considered for kids.

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Can Peppers Prevent Parkinson’s Disease?

Tags: brain, brain health, fruits and vegetables, healthy diet, neurology, Parkinson's Disease

Research suggests that intense exercise and a diet high in peppers, berries, apples and oranges can prevent Parkinson’s disease. And regular sessions of intense exercise can bring Parkinson’s patients relief from symptoms.

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Like a Pacemaker for the Brain (Video)

Tags: brain, brain health, deep brain stimulation, naf1, Parkinson's Disease

When patients with Parkinson’s disease need more than medications to manage their symptoms of tremors, rigidity, slowness of movement and balance problems, deep brain stimulation is an option.

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Parkinson’s Drug Pump Shows Promise (Video)

Tags: brain, brain health, drugs, FDA, levodopa, neurology, Parkinson's, Parkinson's Disease

Many with Parkinson’s disease depend on the drug levodopa to control their symptoms. A new Cleveland Clinic study finds a pump delivering a constant dose may revolutionize treatment.

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A Dangerous Road: Elderly and Winter Falls

Tags: dementia, elderly, Parkinson's Disease, senior care, tips for winter weather

Icy sidewalks. Slippery driveways. Boots that bring melting snow onto floors. These all can cause falls. And spill that gives a 20-year-old a bruised knee could send an elderly person to the hospital. Learn what puts some elderly people at more at risk than others and how to prevent falls.