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Brain cells 'burn out' in Parkinson's disease

Friday August 28, 2015

Brain cells in Parkinson's disease exhaust themselves and die prematurely, burning out like an "overheating motor", an early study suggests.

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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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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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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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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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