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Asthma May Influence Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Friday September 04, 2015

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

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Researchers Explore Memory Problems Related to Parkinson's

Friday September 04, 2015

"While a large proportion of people with Parkinson's will experience slower thinking speed, which may make them less quick to speak or have difficulty doing two things at once, we now know that there are a subset of individuals with Parkinson's disease who have memory problems," senior study author Catherine Price, an associate professor in the clinical and health psychology department, said in a university news release.

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Living with Hope

Friday September 04, 2015

We sat down with Terry Harrigan, NWPF's Volunteer Director of Engagement, to hear her thoughts on living with Parkinson's, the HOPE Conference and volunteering with NWPF.

TH: I am happier now than I have ever been in my life. I am not happy because I have Parkinson’s, I am happy in spite of having Parkinson’s. I’ve made a conscious decision to live my life the best way I can!

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Notes on Hope

Friday August 28, 2015

September 26, 2015 is the day the NWPF’s Annual HOPE Conference will be held. I, like many of you have already registered to attend. Since signing up I have found myself reflecting and initiating conversations on what hope means to us, PWPs, and to our care partners.

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Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Parkinson's

Wednesday August 5, 2015

Our speaker is Dr. Shinto, whose focus is on complementary and alternative medicine and neurologic disorders. She uses natural medicine to help expand treatments that can be used with conventional medicine. Dr. Shinto will be helping participants understand the potential benefits of Tai Chi, acupuncture, supplements and more!

 

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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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