Parkinson’s Disease: The Importance of Clinical Trials

  There is still a lot we don’t know about Parkinson’s, but clinical research and trials are changing that. “Improving your symptoms and maintaining an active and positive lifestyle,” is the foundation of learning to live with Parkinson’s disease (PD), according to the American Parkinson’s Disease Association. There is no cure for PD, but it …

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COVID isn't the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

COVID isn’t the Only Pandemic! Is Your Liver at Risk?

A pandemic a disease that is prevalent over an entire country or around the world. In early March, COVID-19 was classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO), but one could argue that there is another silent pandemic sweeping the nation, fatty liver disease. In fact, according to the NIH, between 30 and 40 percent of …

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Coronavirus and Parkinson’s Disease: What You Need to Know

In response to the Coronavirus, adults with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers have taken extra precautions to prevent the disease from spreading. Given that older adults and those with pre-existing conditions are at higher risk of contracting the disease, Brain Matters Research highlights essential points on the novel Coronavirus and Parkinson’s disease. What is the …

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