Studies seeking participants

Are you or someone you know living with a neurological condition? The LINC Study is a national study to learn about Canadians living with a neurological condition and the impact on their everyday lives. The study has 3 parts: a snapshot in time: an in-depth survey of 3500 people living in Canada a year in … Read more

Sinemet: brand/generic cost difference covered by Merck

If you have been prescribed Sinemet or Sinemet CR, please note that on November 7, 2011, Merck Canada Inc., the manufacturer of Sinemet, launched a program that will pay the difference in cost between the generic and brand-name product. To participate, request a Sinemet Patient Assistance Program card from either your neurologist (who can get … Read more

Exercise in Parkinson’s

(research published recently in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry) An exercise intervention to prevent falls in people with Parkinson’s disease: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial (full text) Can an exercise program help prevent falls in Parkinson’s? (lay language summary)