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Parkinson's: Mutant gene interaction may pave the way for new treatments

Sunday July 24, 2016

New research finds that an interaction between a mutant gene and an abundant brain protein shows similarities with clinical indicators of Parkinson's disease. These findings could lead to new treatments for the disease.

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Boxing training used to fight against Parkinson's disease

Friday July 22, 2016

Members of Kris Cameron’s boxing class aren’t fighting each other. They’re fighting Parkinson’s disease. And they’re winning the battle to increase their strength and dexterity.

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Ten for David

Monday July 25, 2016

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, Peter G. Beidler gave the opening remarks at a seminar on treatment options for Parkinson’s disease at a PD University seminar at Skyline in central Seattle. We asked him if we could publish his remarks in the Parkinson’s Post.

Content Warning: Death with Dignity

[This] is a realistic scenario that many who have Parkinson's or who love someone with Parkinson's will want to read. Some may find it depressing to learn in so much honest detail about what this disease can do to people, and to the families of people, with the disease.

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Time After Time: Kim Farmer's Story

Thursday July 14, 2016

Kim Farmer didn’t have the time. That’s the only thing he knew for certain when the director of advertising sales for Microsoft’s Bing division fired off an email as the 2015 calendar year wound to a close. With a busy work schedule, a family that included two young children and all the other demands of life, Farmer had pretty much everything she wanted … except for time.

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Taboo Topics: Impulse Control in Parkinson's

Tuesday June 21, 2016

Impulse control can be a challenging side effect associated with Parkinson's. It can negatively impact your life and it's not often discussed. During this presentation we will address the issue of impulse control, how to prevent and manage this troublesome behavior.

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Parkinson's Post, Summer 2016

  • Bicycle, Bicycle (Active Parkinson's Group)
  • Welcoming the Inland Empire
  • Being an Artist with Parkinson's
  • Change is Possible
  • A Carepartner's Thoughts on HOPE
  • Book Review - Old Age: A Beginner's Guide
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Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Hague 0154 

Contentment
06/13/2016
In December of 2015 I took a leave of absence from my nursing career that has turned into my taking a permanent leave due to my Parkinson's. Most of us have had dreams of what it might be like to take early retirement, hit the beach and live the high life. Well, my reality is not quite that. Don't get me wrong. It's not that it's been so bad, it's just that it's not been that great. Read More

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