Parkinson's

Eddie Perry

The dangerous link between herbicide and Parkinson’s

Scientists believe a combination of genetic and environmental factors may contribute to Parkinson’s disease, a neurological disorder that usually affects a person’s motor skills and movement. When it comes to environmental concerns, a certain herbicide has a strong connection to the disease.

Carolyn Gretton

How type 2 diabetes may increase risk for Parkinson’s disease

Aging can come with higher risks of many diseases, including type 2 diabetes and Parkinson’s disease. These two diseases may seem unrelated, but they share a lot of the same characteristics inside the body. And now it appears there may be a definite link between type 2 diabetes and your risk for Parkinson’s.

Joyce Hollman

COVID-19 may predict a silent wave of Parkinson’s disease

What do Parkinson’s and COVID-19 have in common? Besides the loss of smell, researchers have made a connection between COVID and increased risk of developing Parkinson’s disease. It’s happened in a few patients already. Frightening, yes, but it may lead to effective treatment.