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Google Reveals Gigantic Ambitions To Fight Cancer, Diabetes, Parkinson's, Heart Problems

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Google is pumping vast amounts of cash into its cutting-edge life sciences plans, turning a secretive unit based on smart contact lenses into a high powered, expert company. The newly announced busin…
August 24, 2015

PD Vs. Essential Tremor Early Symptoms, How They Differ

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A new study published in the journal Brain has shed new light on the genetics behind essential tremor, which is frequently misdiagnosed as Parkinson's disease. Understanding the differences between b…
October 26, 2016

VA benefits office seeks all vets exposed to Agent Orange

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South Carolina - A local VA leader tells WIS she has a renewed mission to make sure veterans know about Agent Orange and that they may qualify for benefits. A list of diseases, cancers, and…
August 17, 2015

Opinion: The never-ending tests of Parkinson's disease

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"For me, each day brings a mixture of personal victories and defeats that may seem like no big deal to most people. Some days, for example, I get excited if I can just stand up long enough to brush my…
November 14, 2015

Penn students’ start-up XEED puts wearables to work against Parkinson’s disease

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The internet of things, and wearables in particular, may not be quite living up to the hype, but it turns out they may be just the thing for people suffering from Parkinson’s disease. A pair of engine…
July 07, 2016

Horse Sense & Parkinson's

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Peter Dunlap-Shohl runs with the horses—manure, Parkinson's, and all.
June 29, 2018

Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

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The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start effective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. For Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts 1.5 million Americans…
March 16, 2015

Software Turns Smartphones into Tools for Medical Research

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Scientists overseeing the studies say the apps could transform medical research by helping them collect information more frequently and from more people, across larger and more diverse regions, than t…
August 03, 2015

Study Details Process Involved in Parkinson’s Disease

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Researchers detailed how cells dispose of damaged mitochondria, a process that can lead to neurodegenerative and other diseases when gone awry. The results suggest a new pathway to target to treat dis…
August 24, 2015

Two proteins work together to help cells eliminate trash; Parkinson's may result

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Two proteins that share the ability to help cells deal with their trash appear to need each other to do their jobs and when they don't connect, it appears to contribute to development of Parkinson's d…
August 20, 2015

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