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Study Details Process Involved in Parkinson’s Disease

Monday August 24, 2015

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 disorders linked to faulty mitochondrial disposal, including some forms of Parkinson’s disease and ALS.

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

Thursday August 20, 2015

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 disease, scientists report.

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Monday August 24, 2015

"What's it feel like to have Parkinson's?"

This was the gist of a conversation I was having recently with a friend whose father also has the disease. I enjoyed the conversation so much that it inspired me to make it my next blog post!

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Denial on Trial

Thursday August 13, 2015

Like I said, (and yes, I “protest too much,”) it’s not about me. It’s about you. I just hope you learn from my experience, acknowledge the facts, appreciate what you have and then live according to whatever seems to you best in light of reality. To live as though these things matter.

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

Thursday June 11, 2015

We all know that data on Parkinson's disease is sparse at best, but do you know why? During this special presentation, learn the history of data gathering for Parkinson's, current estimates of Parkinson's numbers and why it's so important to have better numbers for research purposes. You'll also find out about a bill going through Congress and what you can do to help it pass.

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

Parkinson's Post, Spring 2015

In this issue: 

  • Journey Back to the Cockpit: Mike Reed's Story
  • The ED Corner: Join Team Parkinson's
  • World Parkinson Congress: Buddy Program
  • Team Parkinson's: A Walk in the Park
  • Photography of Kelsi Tillou
  • Deep Brain Stimulation: A Neurosurgeon's Perspective
  • Tribute Gifts
  • HOPE Conference 2015 Registration
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Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Hague 0154 

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"What's it feel like to have Parkinson's?"

This was the gist of a conversation I was having recently with a friend whose father also has the disease. I enjoyed the conversation so much that it inspired me to make it my next blog post! Read More

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