Ozzy Osbourne has a type of Parkinson’s disease called Parkin: A neurologist explains

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Michael Okun, M.D., chair of neurology, co-director of the Fixel Center for Neurological Diseases at UF Health

Rocker Ozzy Osbourne announced Jan. 21 that he has a type of Parkinson’s disease. In a new essay in The Conversation, Michael Okun, M.D., explains the condition and the latest evolving treatments.

Studies show that people are living longer with Parkinson’s. Key developments include tailoring treatment to each individual patient and having doctors who are trained specifically to treat the disorder, writes Okun, chair of neurology in the UF College of Medicine and medical director for the Parkinson’s Foundation.

Read the article in The Conversation.