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...

Young Onset Parkinson's Conference 2017

Fake News in Parkinson’s – Young Onset Conference 2017

To tackle all of those things that you will have seen you will have heard and I think the overriding message...

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...

Psychosis – Delusions Misperceptions Hallucinations

Neuropsychiatric symptoms associated with psychosis are challenging.  Watch here to get a handle on these terms. VIEW ALL VIDEOS

Pain

Recent research has really highlighted the role of pain in Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen here to the facts and tips on how...

Smell Vision Taste Touch

What goes on with the higher order senses in Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen here to the facts and tips on how to...

Treating Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behaviour Disorder

Given the injuries that can arise from dream enactment behaviour (REM Sleep Behaviour Disorder – RBD) there are a range of...

Idiopathic Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behaviour Disorder

There are some causes that need to be excluded when older healthy adults start getting dream enactment behaviour (REM Sleep Behaviour...

What is Rapid Eye Movement Sleep Behaviour Disorder

Dream enactment behaviour where patients can injure themselves and/or their bed partners is a common symptom that needs to be addressed...

Memory problems in Parkinson’s Disease

The rates of cognitive decline and dementia are higher in Parkinson’s Disease.  Listen here to the facts and tips on how...

The role of Cognitive Training – Physiotherapy – Exercise – Speech Therapy

Non-pharmacological approaches are critical for Parkinson’s Disease and related conditions.  Here I discuss the role of Cognitive Training – Physiotherapy – Exercise...

What treatments and research are available for Freezing of Gait?

Freezing of Gait is a devastating symptom in Parkinson’s and related conditions.  Currently there is no magic bullet treatment but there...