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Bryn to scale new heights in fundraiser

Tuesday January 17, 2012

A BEARSDEN Parkinson’s disease sufferer is going to climb Kilimanjaro this week - to raise cash for research into the illness.

Bryn Williams (40) was diagnosed with the condition in September 2007 — and within three months he was already planning to create a ‘Wobbly Williams’ website to offer hope and support to others.

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Long Live You: New You: Oxidative Stress

Tuesday January 17, 2012

This is the first in a series of articles on the root problems of most chronic illnesses: diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, autoimmune disorders, Alzheimer’s disease, chronic fatigue, Parkinson’s disease and early aging. I will share how oxidative stress, inflammation, hormone imbalance and toxins cause chronic illness and how to prevent early aging and chronic illness.

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Trying to get ahead of Parkinson's

Tuesday January 17, 2012

It has been a year since Delores Slezak noticed something unusual with her body. "I woke up one morning with my teeth chattering like I was cold," said Slezak, 66, a nurse at a middle school who lives in Champaign. "All the while, I was nice, warm and comfortable."

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Civitas says early results look good for inhaled Parkinson's drug

Wednesday January 11, 2012

One year after spinning out of Alkermes Inc., Civitas Therapeutics Inc. is reporting good results from the use of its drug inhaler with patients inhaling a drug to treat Parkinson's disease.

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Parkinson's app could aid sufferers' speech

Wednesday January 11, 2012

Nurses who treat Parkinson’s disease sufferers could use a couple of specially designed mobile phone apps to help their patients improve their speech.

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LSU's Kragthorpe learning to live with Parkinson's

Wednesday January 11, 2012

Steve Kragthorpe pondered the worst-case scenarios of continuing to coach at LSU after being diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

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YMCA trainers focus on Parkinson’s rehabilitation

Wednesday January 11, 2012

Under the watchful eye of trainer Ryan Baswell, Connie Ray and Jerome Rose come together at the YMCA on Friday afternoons at 3:00 p.m. to yell things such as the alphabet, spread their arms wide and jump as they test their muscles and flexibility using nylon suspension ropes for stability.

Read more: RN-T.com - YMCA trainers focus on Parkinson’s rehabilitation

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Local Blogger with Parkinson's uses humor to help people cope

Wednesday January 11, 2012

One local blogger affected by Parkinson's in the Desert Southwest helps thousands of people across the world cope with the disease by using humor.

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Stimulation with electrical noise may help people with Parkinson´s disease

Wednesday January 11, 2012

A weak, electrical noise signal may be able to alleviate the symptoms of people with Parkinson´s disease. This is the result of a study at the Sahlgrenska Academy, to be published in the journal PlosOne.

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Key to treating Parkinson's emerges

Wednesday January 04, 2012

The biological workings of highly aggressive viruses could hold the key to the treatment of another devastating condition.

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