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Parkinson's Research

Research: Inhibiting Gene in Test Mice Can Quiet Parkinson’s Tremors

When University of California-San Diego (UCSD) scientists transformed brain cells into functioning neurons that restored dopamine, eliminating Parkinson’s disease motor symptoms in test mice, humans watched with anticipation. The research, “Reversing a model of Parkinson’s disease with in situ converted nigral neurons,” was published this summer in the journal Nature....

COVID Panic

How to Make it Through The Toughest Days of COVID-19

By Amanda Brill Licensed Clinical Social Worker Hartford HealthCare Chase Family Movement Disorders Center It’s entirely reasonable during a pandemic to feel more stressed, anxious, lonely and depressed than usual. Yet, despite the circumstances, some people seemed to be doing OK. Researchers wanted to know what they were or were...

Coronavirus

Here’s How Hartford HealthCare is Keeping Patients Safe

Extensive planning and protocols have been put into place across Hartford HealthCare to make sure it is safe for patients to come back for appointments or treatment at any hospital or satellite facility in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The system, like others worldwide, shut its doors to most...