New Parkinson's Treatment on Two Wheels

Neuroscientist Jay Alberts is an avid cyclist, but he never expected to make any medical discoveries on his bike. He did just that on a 50-mile ride across Iowa with his tandem bike partner, fellow neurologist Dr. David Heydrick, who has the movement disorder known as Parkinson's disease. After the bike trip, Heydrick noticed that his handwriting dramatically improved. In a video they shot before the ride, Heydrick's hand shook wildly, but afterward, it was steady. In Alberts' mind, the...Full Story
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