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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 Guide …
July 11, 2016

Lending Library

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Northwest Parkinson's Lending Library Looking for a page-turner about Parkinson's, an encyclopedia, or both?  Whether you'd like to better understand or differently experience life with Parkinson's,…
August 17, 2018

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

Asthma May Influence Risk of Parkinson's Disease

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Patients with asthma may be at an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a study published in Allergy.
September 04, 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

New research maps out pesticide exposure and Parkinson's disease in Nebraska

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A new study looking at exposure to pesticide and Parkinson’s disease rates in Nebraska found the two to be strongly linked but also concluded that exposure most likely isn’t the sole factor in the dev…
April 04, 2016

Woman battling Parkinson's disease to try out for 'American Ninja Warrior'

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Allison Toepperwein, 38, nearly paralyzed by disease 3 years ago
May 29, 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

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