Parkinson’s

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By uclahealth • June 7, 2021

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By uclahealth • April 15, 2021

Read here to learn how this surgical procedure is combatting the neurological disorder

By uclahealth • September 25, 2020

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 [...]

By Ask the Doctors • August 28, 2020
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-hlvcEdNHqc   Tonya Dapson was at work when she first noticed that she was having trouble writing and making out letters and numbers. "I stopped and thought about it, and I thought, 'What's happening with my hand?'" she recalls. As her symptoms continued to worsen, she sought [...]
By uclahealth • June 14, 2013