• Resource Guide for Parkinson’s Disease


    Address:PO Box 5801Bethesda, MD 20824


    Internet Address: http://www.ninds.nih.gov

    Description of services provided:This website has information about various diseases involving the nervous system, including Parkinson’s disease. Information is written for patients and doctors. News and press releases about recent research findings are available. If you are interested in participating in a clinical trial, there are details about research projects that are seeking subjects.


    Address:1501 N.W. 9th AvenueMiami, Florida 33136

    Internet Address: http://www.parkinson.org

    Description of services provided:The National Parkinson Foundation's website features information on the condition, programs, events, and publications. You can also find a support group, add a question or comment to the discussion groups, and get the latest news about Parkinson's disease.


    Address:1359 Broadway, Suite 1509New York, NY 10018


    Internet Address: http://www.pdf.org

    Description of services provided:Here you will find basic information about Parkinson’s disease, such as symptoms and treatments. There are links to other websites, as well as lists of research centers. A news area provides information about recent developments and about upcoming conferences. An “Ask the Expert” area allows you to post a question about Parkinson’s disease; a medical professional responds to questions posted on the site.


    Address:204 West 84th StreetNew York, NY 10024

    Internet Address: http://www.wemove.org

    Description of services provided:This is an extensive website providing information on Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders. You can access information on research studies and find out what studies are accepting research subjects. A calendar keeps track of upcoming conferences and educational programs on movement disorders. A lengthy, worldwide listing can put you in touch with movement disorders specialty clinics.

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