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Living with Dementia

Movement Disorders

Freezing Parkinson’s in its tracks

Parkinson’s disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans. It’s characterized by a gradual loss of neurons that produce dopamine. Mutations in the gene known as DJ-1 lead to accelerated loss of dopaminergic… Freezing Parkinson’s in its tracks   

Going Home (A short film on Dementia)

emotional symptoms1 - memory7 - university of gothenburg1 - insomnia2 - huntington disease2 - picks disease2 - mcr1 - brain changes1 - peripheral arterial disease1 - degeneration theory1 - late-onset alzheimer's2 - decline of memory1 - university of california2 - impassable plaques1 - alzheimer's disease risk3 - stiffness2 - risk of developing parkinson's1 - high-dose chemotherapy1 - alzheimer's32 - dopamine-producing nerve cells1 - tomosyn1 - obesity2 - alzheimers society2 - kraepelin3 - parkinsonian brain1 - blast-induced traumatic brain injury1 - gradual degeneration1 - effective aging1 - arterial plaques1 - risk of alzheimer's3 -