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In the Name of Politics

Wednesday March 30, 2005

By a series of recent initiatives, Republicans have transformed
our party into the political arm of conservative Christians. The elements of this transformation have included advocacy of a constitutional amendment to ban gay marriage, opposition to stem cell research involving both frozen embryos and human cells in petri dishes, and the extraordinary effort to keep Terri Schiavo hooked up to a feeding tube.

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Doctors consider new operation for Pope

Wednesday March 30, 2005

Doctors are considering inserting a feeding tube directly into the stomach of Pope John Paul, the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera said on its website today.

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Senate hears stem cell testimony

Wednesday March 30, 2005

Parkinson’s Disease regularly robs Dennis Wright of his balance, ease of movement and ability to carry on a conversation, the Issaquah man told a Senate committee hearing Monday on stem-cell research.

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Once-Daily Pill Improves Motor Control in Parkinson’s Patients

Wednesday March 30, 2005

Adding another drug to the existing regimens of patients with Parkinson’s disease resulted in improvements in motor control and less "off" time -- the period during which their main drug is ineffective -- according to a study scheduled for publication in the March 12 issue of The Lancet.

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Living with Parkinson’s Disease

Wednesday March 30, 2005

It is important that you visit your doctor regularly to ensure that you receive the best medical attention possible. You can also use these visits to tell your doctor how you feel about your condition and the treatment you are receiving, and get the answers to any questions you may have.

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Stem Cell Advancement for Study of Parkinson’s

Tuesday March 29, 2005

Researchers have found a way to use human embryonic stem cells to model how nerve cells develop and diseases progress without the difficulties of past attempts. They say this could be very valuable, for example, in studying human dopaminergic cells in Parkinson’s disease.

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Israeli therapy uses adult stem cells to treat Parkinson’s Disease

Tuesday March 29, 2005

Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics has developed a novel stem cell therapy to treat Parkinson’s Disease - using a patient’s own bone marrow stem cells to produce the missing chemical that enables restoration of motor movement.

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Barbara Frey - living with PD by sharing

Tuesday March 29, 2005


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Gov. Schwarzenegger Helps World Adventurers’ Efforts To ’Terminate’ Parkinson’s Disease

Tuesday March 29, 2005


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"We can achieve value of hundreds of millions of dollars"

Wednesday March 23, 2005

Quite a few biotechnology companies have headed overseas, where they’ve succeeded in raising money to finance their activities when venture capital funds declined to do so. Take for instance, Brainstorm Cell Therapeutics Ltd. (BCLI.OB), which is traded over the counter at a market cap of $70 million.

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