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Brain Cell Transplants Are Being Tested Once Again For Parkinson's

Tuesday June 13, 2017

Researchers are working to revive a radical treatment for Parkinson's disease. The treatment involves transplanting healthy brain cells to replace cells killed off by the disease. It's an approach that was tried decades ago and then set aside after disappointing results.

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Smell Test May Sniff Out Oncoming Parkinson's and Alzheimer's

Monday June 12, 2017

Sight and hearing get all the glory, but the often overlooked and underappreciated sense of smell—or problems with it—is a subject of rapidly growing interest among scientists and clinicians who battle Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Impaired smell is one of the earliest and most common symptoms of both, and researchers hope a better understanding will improve diagnosis and help unlock some of the secrets of these incurable conditions.

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A Day in the Life of a Parkinson Warrior

Monday April 10, 2017

It’s been said that if you’ve met one person with Parkinson’s Disease, you’ve met one person with Parkinson’s. That’s because each person with PD presents differently—despite several common possible symptoms. There are at least five common motor symptoms of PD (including tremors, balance issues, slowness, freezing and dystonia [uncontrollable movements]) and well over fifteen non-motor symptoms. The number of possible combinations are immense... No wonder Parkinson’s is called a snowflake disease—every instance is unique.

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Who Needs PAM?

Monday April 03, 2017

What can you do during Parkinson’s Awareness Month? Find a way to take action to bring a little color, a little laughter, a little April into the life of someone you know with this disease.

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Taboo Topics: Medical Marijuana and Parkinson's

Tuesday October 25, 2016

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The Parkinson's PostMore Issues

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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