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News Update for the Week of 3.23.20

Monday March 23, 2020
New Book Details Roadmap to Prevent and Treat Parkinson's
MedicalXpress
Ray Dorsey, M.D., and his colleagues recently published "Ending Parkinson's Disease: A Prescription for Action":
"Parkinson's disease is a looming pandemic and we are woefully unprepared to meet this challenge—many people remain undiagnosed and untreated, research funding for the disease has stagnated, and the most effective treatment is now a half century old," said Dorsey, the David M. Levy Professor of Neurology and director of the Center for Health + Technology (CHeT). "At least some cases of Parkinson's are man-made and, therefore, preventable."
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New Brain Implant Detects and Turns Down
Symptoms of Parkinson's
Digital Trends
Researchers in the new Oxford study may have found a responsive stimulation that only kicks into action when an excess of beta waves, common in people with Parkinson’s, are detected. This is more like delivering targeted medication only as required, rather than as a constant supply.
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Free Online Puzzles & Games to Challenge Your Brain
NW Parkinson's
We've curated a small collection of free activities to keep you engaged while we practice social distancing:
Sudoku
Word Search
Puzzles
Color by Number for Adults