Introduction to Parkinson's Disease
Annotation:National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institutes of Health - Concise presentation of basic information.
Annotation:National Parkinson Foundation - Describes the signs that may (in combination) represent the beginning of Parkinson’s Disease, from tremors to stooping.
Annotation:JAMA, American Medical Association - Brief review of the disease published as a companion to a research article.
Annotation:Familydoctor.org, American Academy of Family Physicians - Answers common questions about the disease.
Annotation:National Parkinson Foundation - Overview of Parkinson’s disease.
Annotation:NIH Senior Health - Simple to use question-answer format, provides explanations of technical terms.
Annotation:Mayo Clinic - List of most common symptoms, medical and complementary treatments, and coping strategies.
Annotation:National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke - Lengthy and comprehensive review of disease, including causes, gene links, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and current research.
Annotation:NIH Senior Health - A good overview of the disease with self-quizzes to enhance understanding of material.
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