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PD 101

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Have you been diagnosed with Parkinson’s within the last three years? Did a friend recently tell you that she has Parkinson’s? If you answered yes to either of these questions, PD 101 might be right f…
October 14, 2014

Parkinson's Post, Summer 2016

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Bicycle, Bicycle (Active Parkinson's Group) Welcoming the Inland Empire Being an Artist with Parkinson's Change is Possible A Carepartner's Thoughts on HOPE Book Review - Old Age: A Beginner's …
July 11, 2016

Advancing Parkinson's through Data: How You Can Help!

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Learn about the history of PD statistics, current PD estimates and the Advancing Research for Neurological Diseases Act of 2015. Presenter Jennifer Sheridan Palute, Parkinson's Action Network's Direct…
June 11, 2015

Thomas Graboys, Doctor Who Wrote of Parkinson’s Fight, Dies at 70

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After managing for more than a decade, Dr. Graboys died on Jan. 5 at his home in Chestnut Hill, Mass., his daughter, Penelope Graboys Blair, said. The cause was complications of Lewy Body Dementia, wh…
January 14, 2015

Parkinson’s patients trained to respond to placebos

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The brain cells of people with Parkinson’s disease can be trained to reliably respond to placebo drugs, Italian neuroscientists report. The training wears off after 24 hours but the effect shows it ma…
February 10, 2016

Parkinson's disease: New protein discovery could fuel new treatments

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New treatments for Parkinson's disease could be in sight, after researchers reveal how inhibiting the activity of a specific protein in the brain could stop or slow development of the disease. What is…
June 28, 2016

Parkinson's: Mutant gene interaction may pave the way for new treatments

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New research finds that an interaction between a mutant gene and an abundant brain protein shows similarities with clinical indicators of Parkinson's disease. These findings could lead to new treatmen…
July 24, 2016

Boxing training used to fight against Parkinson's disease

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Members of Kris Cameron’s boxing class aren’t fighting each other. They’re fighting Parkinson’s disease. And they’re winning the battle to increase their strength and dexterity.
July 22, 2016

Stem cell treatment breakthrough could cure Parkinson’s patients

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Scientists are developing a revolutionary stem cell treatment that could hold Parkinson’s disease in check and allow sufferers to live independent lives.
July 17, 2016

Cambuslang woman diagnosed with Parkinson's at 42 is set to trek through Alps

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A young woman has vowed to conquer not only an Alpine adventure but also the challenges in her life as she continues to come to terms with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.
August 05, 2016

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