parkinson treatment in israel

Brain stimulation used on a patient with Parkinsons
Brain stimulation improves walking stagnation in Parkinson’s patients

This method of brain stimulation is being widely used in a variety of studies dealing with disorders of the nervous system, such as stroke, chronic pain and depression.

At a time when one is feeling raw, a kind word and warm smile can make all the difference.
Sense and sensitivity

It is the moments of empathy and warmth when mourning a loved one that bring light into the darkness.

Zeev Aksman boxing coach
Punching Parkinson's

Boxing helps Jerusalemites fight the disease.

HU student develops tool for early detection of Parkinson’s

2017 Kaye Innovation Award won by Phd student Suaad Abd Elhadi for novel diagnostic tool.

Une fleur de passiflore
Le fruit de Jouvence

La passiflore intéresse particulièrement les chercheurs. Elle détiendrait en effet certaines vertus pour lutter contre le processus de vieillissement cérébral

Alex Kerten
Books: Journey to empowerment

Alex Kerten and the ‘Post’s David Brinn tackle the subject of improving life with Parkinson’s disease.

Elderly Israelis vote
Researchers find crucial link between Parkinson’s and Gaucher’s diseases

Gaucher's disease is the most common in Ashkenazi Jewish families, but quite rare in the world, compared to Parkinson’s, which affects 1% of people over age 60.

Feeding geriatric patients at Herzog Hospital.
Feiglin: Lack of Parkinson's disease specialists means many patients do not get treatment on time

There are 334 Israelis with Parkinson’s per 100,000 residents, a very high rate compared with other developed countries.

Cameron looks through a microscope at regenerating cells
Empowering people with Parkinson’s

The Israel Parkinsons’s Association helps patients and their families explore ways to best live with the complex disease.

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