Parkinson’s Disease

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Dysphagia Digest: A blog about the Dysphagia Research Society's 2018 Annual Meeting

DRS Dysphagia Digest 2018 (Part 1)

Truth is Stranger than Fiction – in the Latest Dysphagia Research (Part 1) By guest blogger: Amanda Warren, MS, CCC-SLP Edited by Karen Sheffler, MS, CCC-SLP, BCS-S of   Mark Twain once said, “Truth is stranger than fiction, but it is because fiction is obliged to stick to possibilities; truth isn’t.”   This certainly was the case for me as I attended the 2018 Dysphagia Research Society’s (DRS) Annual Meeting in Baltimore, MD.  Many […]

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DRS Digest: 6 Summaries of Parkinson’s Disease Research

“The future is bright,” stated Dr James Beck, PhD, Vice President of Scientific Affairs at the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation ( in a recent article about what is new in Parkinson’s research. Beck shared his excitement about the latest research on the alpha-synuclein protein that seems to abnormally clump together in the brains of people who develop Parkinson’s Disease (PD). He also mentioned how researchers are listening to the community of people with Parkinson’s to address aspects […]