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Parkinson’s Disease: Surprising New Treatments and The Race For a Cure

For 10 million people worldwide, Parkinson’s is a life-altering condition. Learn how genetics and stem cell research are being utilized to treat this neurodegenerative disease.

While doctors do not know exactly what causes Parkinson’s disease (PD), the condition cripples almost one percent of the population, with the number of people with PD expected to be over 12 million by 2040. In this episode, two experts with Hadassah Medical Organization, Professor Dana Ekstein, chair of the Department of Neurology and co-director of the Epilepsy Center and Senior Neurologist Dr. David Arkadir, a specialist in Parkinson’s disease and movement disorders, discuss Israel’s search for a cure.

Hadassah On Call: New Frontiers in Medicine takes you behind the headlines with Hadassah Medical Organization doctors and specialists, patients and nurses. Listen and be amazed. Brought to you by Hadassah, The Women’s Zionist Organization of America.

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