Comparing Parkinson’s Disease and Lewy Body Dementia

Same same…but different. Both Parkinson’s and Lewy Body Dementia share similar pathologies when studied down the microscope and clinically they can...

Using a Voice Amplifier to Improve Communication

Speech difficulties are particularly common in more advanced Parkinson’s disease.  Whilst speech therapy strategies should be adopted by all patients ideally...

Tips for long haul travel

Concerns around long haul travel are often heightened in people with Neurodegenerative conditions like Dementia, Parkinson’s and related diseases. Identifying strategies...

Pregnancy in Parkinson’s Disease

Pregnancy is not a frequent topic in Parkinson’s patients but with around 5% of patients being under 40y, this issue does...

Community Support Services

Navigating Community Support Services in Australia is a challenge. Watch Prof Simon Lewis interviewing Clinical Nurse Consultant, Marilia Pereira about myagedcare...

Professor Simon Lewis - Neurologist

Living with Parkinson’s Disease: A Survivor’s Guide

Check out this video, which is intended to give people living with Parkinson’s some tips on how to live the best...

Medicinal Cannabis

Everybody is interested to know the role of Medicinal Cannabis in dementia, Parkinson’s and other brain diseases.  Get some insights here into...

Microbiome

A great deal of research and interest is growing into the role of the brain-gut axis and the role of gut...

Does Parkinson’s start in the gut

Much research is showing that signs of Parkinson’s might exist outside of the brain and could potentially be used as a...

Mood

Mood disturbances are a critical part of dementia, Parkinson’s and other brain diseases.  Get some insights here into the true potential...