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Rising Labor star diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

Monday October 31, 2005

High profile Tasmanian Legislative Councillor and former Glenorchy mayor Terry Martin has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease.

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Ali Losing Battle With Parkinson’s

Monday October 31, 2005

Former world heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali is losing his battle with Parkinson’s disease, according to daughter Laila Ali.

Ali, 63, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s in 1983, four years after his loss to Trevor Berbick.

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Ali’s daughter says boxing great still fighting Parkinson’s

Monday October 31, 2005

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali’s battle with Parkinson’s Disease is intensifying, his prizefighter daughter Laila Ali told the Los Angeles Times.

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Never say quit, says a Parkinson’s insider

Monday October 31, 2005

A PHOTOGRAPHY teacher and author with Parkinson’s disease has applauded Terry Martin’s decision to continue his political career.

Max Samuelson, who was diagnosed six years ago, says working helps him stay positive and prevents his illness getting the better of him.

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Brain’s clock, Parkinson’s disease studied

Monday October 31, 2005

Duke University scientists in Durham, N.C., are studying how the brain’s internal clock changes in Parkinson’s disease patients.

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Parkinson’s, Paralysis Patients Wanted at Stem Cell Hub

Monday October 31, 2005

The recently opened World Stem Cell Hub in Seoul is seeking test subjects suffering from Parkinson¡¯s disease and spinal chord paralysis. Sufferers who want to take part in research can apply from 9 a.m. on Nov. 1.

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’He doesn’t feel sorry for himself’

Thursday October 27, 2005

Three-time former heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali seems to be losing his battle with Parkinson’s, his daughter Laila told the Los Angeles Times.

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Unlocking a crippling enigma

Wednesday October 26, 2005

TREMORS, depression, incontinence, incapacity and dementia – there is little to look forward to with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease.

In most people with the disease, their vulnerable outward appearance belies a steely resolve to live life to the full while they can still remember there’s a life worth living.

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While facing difficult disease, Parkinson’s patients and their caregivers find comfort in sharing

Wednesday October 26, 2005

In 1993 Ralph Brown began feeling weak and tired all the time, as well as feeling trembling in his thumb while he performed his daily tasks as an accounting clerk. He consulted a neurologist, who immediately realized these were early signs of Parkinson’s disease.

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Intec Pharma, US co to jointly develop Parkinson’s treatment

Wednesday October 26, 2005

Intec Pharma Ltd., which is developing a method for delayed release of drugs, has signed an agreement with a US pharmaceutical company to jointly develop a delayed release treatment for Parkinson’s Disease. Intec’s technology, called an "accordion pill", will be added to a treatment for Parkinson’s whose patent is about to expire. Addition of the delayed-release mechanism will allow Intec and its US partner to register the treatment under a new patent.

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