E-mail this story
Exercise found to alleviate symptoms of Parkinson's disease
Some 1 million Americans suffer from Parkinson's disease, a degenerative neurological disorder that results from the loss of dopamine-producing cells in the brain. Although there is no cure, researchers have begun to make progress on finding better treatments with fewer side effects, including medications, surgery and, most recently, the importance of exercise.
By Bonnie Miller Rubin, Chicago Tribune reporter
December 19, 2012