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Dear Doctor: I was treated for pelvic cancer earlier this year, and ever since finishing chemo, I’ve had problems with balance and movement. My doctor thinks it could be parkinsonism. Is that the same as Parkinson’s disease? Did the chemo cause it?
Dear Reader: Although the two conditions share a similar [...]
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The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the use of a procedure that is highly beneficial for people with movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease to treat some patients with severe epilepsy. The procedure, deep brain stimulation (DBS), involves implantation of a “brain pacemaker” to send electrical impulses to targeted areas of the brain [...]
March is Women’s History Month, which “honors and celebrates the struggles and achievements of American women throughout the history of the United States.” We take this opportunity to recognize the many contributions women have made to the fabric of our nation, including in the fields of medicine [...]