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Parkinson's and depression drugs can alter moral judgement, study shows

Thursday July 02, 2015

Common drugs for depression and Parkinson’s can sway people’s moral judgments about harming others, according to research that raises ethical questions about the use of the drugs.

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Genetic Testing: How important is it for you to get your genome tested for hereditary diseases?

Tuesday June 30, 2015

Innovations in genetics are helping scientists learn more about disease than ever thought possible. Many believe the key to treating and even curing many conditions is hiding somewhere within the human genome. The only problem is in order to study the genes associated with a specific disease, you must find a large number of carriers. This is where genetic testing programs come in.

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To be in June

Friday July 03, 2015

June is something of a Dad’s Month. You may say, “Well, sure: Father’s Day. Doink.” In our family, this bundle of weeks has ranged from graduation to the US Open—all opportunity to acknowledge Dad. I’ll go so far as to say that we’ve exceeded the calendar’s authority.

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Pressure Sores

Friday June 26, 2015

Pressure sores are no small thing when they are left undiscovered and untreated. However, pressure sores can be prevented from happening and treatments are available under various conditions.

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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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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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Tim Hague's Blog

Thoughts about Parkinson's from "Amazing Race Canda" winner, Tim Hague, Sr. Hague 0154 

Life Lessons
06/19/2015
Life lessons. I find, at times, they are really hard to take in. I have discovered these past couple months that I do not really care to write/blog/share when I feel unsure or confused. But today I woke up with the sense that I needed to do just that. Read More

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