Description of services provided: This website has information about various diseases involving the nervous system, including Parkinson’s disease. Information is written for patients and doctors. News and press releases about recent research findings are available. If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial, there are details about research projects that are seeking subjects. Numerous links to other pertinent sites are also available.
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
Address: 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509 New York, NY 10018
Description of services provided: Here you’ll find basic information about Parkinson’s disease, such as symptoms and treatments. There are links to other pertinent websites, as well as lists of research centers. A news area provides information about recent developments and about upcoming conferences. An “Ask the Expert” area allows you to post a question about Parkinson’s disease; a medical professional responds to questions posted on the site. You can also read an archive of previously asked and answered questions.
Description of services provided: This is an extensive website providing information on Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. Fact sheets about individual movement disorders are also available. You can access information on research studies and find out what studies are accepting research subjects. A calendar keeps track of upcoming conferences and educational programs on movement disorders. A lengthy, worldwide listing can put you in touch with movement disorders specialty clinics. Links to a variety of pertinent sites are available.
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care
provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a
substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER
IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the
advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to
starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a