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Dancing may provide clues to treating Parkinson’s

Thursday April 27, 2006

When Sheila McHutchison was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease 12 years ago, she didn’t realize she would slowly be robbed of her balance and her ability to walk and drive.

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Exercise Helps Alleviate Parkinson’s Symptoms

Thursday April 27, 2006

Shaking in the arms and hands are outward signs of Parkinson’s disease, but simple movements can help improve coordination and ease stiffness.

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Parkinson’s close to Brandt’s family

Thursday April 27, 2006

Country music star Paul Brandt has a keen interest in a recent Univeristy of Calgary study on Parkinson’s Disease, which claims the effects of the disease are neutralized while dancing.

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Parkinson’s ’worsens in hospital’

Thursday April 27, 2006

Parkinson’s Disease Society survey of 210 nurse specialists suggests patients have problems as a result of their stay as medication is missed or delayed.

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California stem cell research goes forward as judge rejects lawsuits

Thursday April 27, 2006

Seventeen months and two lawsuits after Californians voted to fund a pioneering $3 billion stem cell research agency, a state judge has ruled lawsuits challenging the agency have no merit.
However lawyers for the opposing groups are expected to appeal. A final answer isn’t likely for another year and a half.

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Parkinson’s drugs ’not given in time’

Thursday April 27, 2006

Ulster’s health chiefs are being urged to re-examine how patients with Parkinson’s Disease are cared for in hospital after a study showed many are not getting their medication on time.

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Night jobs ’lower Parkinson’s risk’

Thursday April 27, 2006

PEOPLE who work rotating night shifts appear to have a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease, a study published in the American Journal of Epidemiology indicates. Conversely, an increased risk of developing this condition is linked to a longer average duration of sleep.

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State awards $10 million for stem cells

Thursday April 27, 2006

Illinois moved to the forefront of controversial stem cell research Monday, handing out $10 million to 10 research groups studying heart disease, cancer and other serious diseases.

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Parkinson’s patients suffer through ’inflexible’ medication

Thursday April 27, 2006

People with Parkinson’s disease suffer more in hospital because they are not given their medication on time, according to a survey out today.

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Changing your life to live with parkinson’s

Thursday April 27, 2006

UNLIKE most patients, when doctor Elizabeth Halifax began to slow down, lose her memory and feel tired all the time, she knew it wasn’t just old age.

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