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Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

People have been fascinated with the possibility that Stem Cells might help as a treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Learn more as...

Directional and Closed Loop DBS

Whilst Deep Brain Stimulation has become an established therapy in advanced Parkinson’s over the past 25 years, there are a number...

Focused Ultrasound Surgery

Many Parkinson’s patients are interested in the possibility of having a new non-surgical “surgery” for their advanced symptoms. Recent work has...

Disease Modifying Approaches – new treatments for Parkinson’s Disease. Interview with Roger Barker

Prof Simon Lewis (www.profsimonlewis.com) interviews international authority Prof Roger Barker about where the new treatment approaches for Parkinson’s Disease might come...

Cell Based Therapies (‘Stem Cells’ for Parkinson’s) – Interview with Roger Barker

So I was delighted because I managed to track down Professor Roger Barker who is my hero, my mentor and someone who really leads...

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...