European Academy of Neurology Interview with Dr. Prashanth LK on COVID19 Impact

Prof. Elena Moro, Secretary General of European Academy of Neurology, had interview with Dr. Prashanth LK on COVID19 and its impact on medical practice at ground level. This is published in the the European Academy of Neurology

Parkinson’s Disease challenge and advise collage from Doctors across India

#PDchallenge was initiated on July 22nd 2020 on the occasion of World Brain Day to create awareness about Parkinson’s Disease. The challenge included, showing various activities with a theme to win over Parkinson’s Disease. It included videos of patients, caregivers, friends, relatives, movement disorder specialists, neurologists, neurosurgeons, therapists, researchers from across the globe. The following…

World Brain Day – #PDchallenge

#PDchallenge Lets Shake the Parkinson’s Disease Every year July 22nd is commemorated as WORLD BRAIN DAY.  Annually one disorder will be highlighted to increase the awareness of the disorder.  World Brain Day 2020 is dedicated to raising awareness for Parkinson’s Disease, a neurodegenerative brain disorder affecting more than 70 lakh people of all ages worldwide. …

Dance for Parkinson’s Disease – Learn Online

The COVID-19 breakout has lead to a significant limitations in mobility of people across the world. This is primary concern for People with Parkinson disease and Parkinsonism disorders. In these disorders people need to do workouts on daily basis to have a good quality of life. Many people require supervised care and some require a…

Destination Unknown – My Journey with Parkinson’s – An Autobiography by Rajeev K Gupta

Destination Unknown – My Journey with Parkinson’s, is an autobiography of Mr. Rajeev K Gupta, who is diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease.   The book fills a long overdue void about personal experiences about Parkinson’s Disease, especially from Indian Context.  It goes through the various phases from, ‘Overcoming the Shock’ attached with diagnosis of Parkinson’s…

Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month and Clinic

Huntington’s disease patients and families require special attention and care. Month of ‘May’ is #HDawareness month. There are various activities going on world wide during this #Lockdown time to create more awareness about #Huntingtonsdisease. We are running the special Huntington disease clinic every fourth Wednesday of the month. This is a FREE CLINIC for Huntington’s…

Opicapone, New medication for Parkinson’s Disease got FDA approval

Parkinson’s disease treatment got a new drug for its management. Opicapone a newer once a day medication helps in better functioning of levodopa/carbidopa (Syndopa / LCD / Madopar / Sinemet). It got Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of USA approval under the brand name of ONGENTYS. It comes with 25mg and 50mg capsules. It helps…

Telegram Channel for the Clinic

Online consultation / Telemedicine option to get in touch with the Parkinson’s disease clinic and to get updates about the clinic

Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) in a 5 year old child – Youngest to undergo surgery in India

A 5 yr child who is affected by a rare type of dystonia called DYT16 was managed in Vikram hospital, Bengaluru. Only about 10-12 cases have been described worldwide with this rare disease. The child was completely bed bound and dependent for all the activities. The child underwent Deep Brain Stimulation surgery (DBS), the youngest…

Parkinson Disease Awareness Day 2018

World Parkinson Disease Day Awareness evevent held at Bangalore, in association with Keep Moving foundation, under the aegis of Movement Disorders Society of India. Street plays and Song courtsey – VASP Theatres, Bangalore