Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders

UConn Health Minute: Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus

Normal pressure hydrocephalus is a brain disorder whose symptoms often mimic Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s disease. As neurologist Neha Prakash explains, UConn Health’s multidisciplinary team has the expertise to accurately diagnose this complex condition.

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Researchers Show How Protein Clogs in Cellular Entrances Cause Parkinson’s Disease

'Traffic jams' that can lead to certain brain cell death

UConn Health Minute: Planning for Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease can negatively affect how patients function in their day-to-day activities. Dr. Bernardo Rodrigues, director of the Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, talks about UConn Health’s Supportive Care and Planning program that helps guide patients toward a better quality of life.

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A Plan for Parkinson’s Patients

UConn Health’s Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center now offers supportive care and planning services, enabling an early start on the long-term prognosis for patients as well as their family members and caregivers.