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Human mini-brains to speed up Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s research

Friday February 12, 2016

Tiny human mini-brains which can think have been created by scientists to speed up cures for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.

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New Treatments, New Technologies in Parkinson Disease

Thursday February 11, 2016

Medscape recently spoke with Brian Fiske, PhD, senior vice president of research programs at the Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), about the latest advances in the understanding and treatment of Parkinson disease (PD).

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Caregiving: Ken's Story

Friday February 12, 2016

When I started attending PD caregiver support groups I was impressed by the heroic stories of difficult caregiving needs and caregiver efforts.

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A Well-Tested Testimonial, or Spin for Parkinson's

Friday February 05, 2016

We all have stories. For those of us affected by Parkinson’s disease, the “beginnings” are especially poignant. Of course, the “middles” and “ends” are significant, too! But that first loss, and gain are determined. Indeed, those first sticky words (either the doctor’s or your own) hang onto the sides of memory a bit longer than the rest.

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Parkinson's Disease and Sleep

Wednesday October 14, 2015

Dr. Ramseyer is the Medical Director of Legacy Good Samaritan Sleep Disorders Center. He completed his internship and neurology residency at Oregon Health & Science University. He then completed a fellowhip in sleep medicine and is board certified in both Sleep Medicine and Neurology. 

During this online presentation Dr. Ramseyer discused sleep problems in PD, including excessive daytime sleepiness, insomnia and restless leg syndrome, and their treatments.

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

Parkinson's Post, Winter 2016

Included in this issue:

  • Microsoft VP's diagnosis fuels employee's heartfelt efforts to help others
  • The ED Corner
  • Poetry of Gary Vallat
  • The Whole View of Parkinson's Through a Heart of Mindfulness & Kindness
  • Tribute Gifts
  • An NWPF Announcement
  • Book Review: My Degeneration by Peter Dunlap-Shohl
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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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