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Brain Protein Central To Both Parkinson's, Drug Addiction Identified

Thursday April 30, 2009

Scientists have identified a protein that appears not only to be central to the process that causes Parkinson's disease but could also play a role in muting the high from methamphetamine and other addictive drugs.

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3 strikes needed to kill brain cells in Parkinson's disease: study

Thursday April 30, 2009

It may take a combination of three molecules to kill brain cells in Parkinson's disease, researchers say.

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Surveyed Neurologists in Both the United States and Europe Indicate That a Once-Daily Transdermal Formulation of Levodopa Would Earn a 30 Percent Patient Share in Parkinson's Disease

Thursday April 30, 2009

Decision Resources, one of the world's leading research and advisory firms for pharmaceutical and healthcare issues, finds that a once-daily transdermal formulation of levodopa would earn a 30 percent patient share in Parkinson's disease in both the United States and in Europe, according to surveyed U.S. and European neurologists.

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Doctors Mistook Parkinson's For Bad Diabetes

Thursday April 30, 2009

A 60-year-old woman feels she has a new lease on life thanks to a trip to the ER where she was seen by new doctor who specializes in Parkinson's disease.

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Together, two common pesticides may increase the risk of Parkinson’s disease.

Thursday April 30, 2009

The risk of Parkinson's disease increases in people who live near farm fields sprayed with a combination of pesticides.

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I offered my husband a divorce

Thursday April 30, 2009

WHEN Margaret Macleod first began to feel tremors in her arms, she tried to ignore them. But the retired health visitor suspected there was something wrong.

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Parkinson's disease 'like a thief in the night'

Thursday April 30, 2009

When Londoner Gary's grandchildren show him their latest book or picture, his lack of expression baffles them.

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Gangliosides May Protect Against Parkinson's Disease

Thursday April 30, 2009

Researchers at the Tokyo Metropolitan Institute for Neuroscience, Tokyo, Japan have established the mechanism by which gangliosides may help treat Parkinson's disease.

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Offer guidance, but don't impose solutions on ailing father-in-law

Thursday April 30, 2009

A wife who has never handled the family's financial affairs has to step in when Parkinson's disease renders her husband unable to continue managing accounts.

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Parkinson’s is on the increase

Thursday April 23, 2009

In the fall of 2000, Philip Rutherford was a busy family physician in Armstrong. He noticed that he had an ache in his left arm and tingling in his left hand and when it didn’t go away, he saw his doctor and was referred to a specialist for tests.

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