April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. As the number of people with Parkinson’s disease continues to rise worldwide, there is a growing need to better understand and treat it. In this Massachusetts General Hospital Blum Center presentation from April 19, 2023, Albert Hung, MD, PhD reviews the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease, how it is diagnosed, and what is understood about its causes. He also discusses current approaches to treating and living well with Parkinson’s disease.
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