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Workplace pesticides linked to Parkinson's

Thursday September 24, 2009

U.S. researchers suggest a causal relationship between Parkinson's disease and eight pesticides.

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Fox drives Parkinson's research back to the future

Thursday September 24, 2009

Canadian actor's foundation taking an aggressive, entrepreneurial approach to science

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Early warning signs of Parkinson's

Thursday September 24, 2009

Researchers in New Haven are trying to determine the early warning signs of Parkinson's disease, a chronic movement disorder. Preliminary results indicate that your sense of smell could determine your risk.

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Hingham man joins Parkinson’s fight

Thursday September 24, 2009

John Fitzmaurice, a native of Hingham and a graduate of Hingham High School, is preparing for a great challenge: “Five for the Fight”.

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Cookbook for Parkinson's patients launched

Thursday September 24, 2009

A healthy eating handbook for people with Parkinson’s disease has been launched by the Parkinson’s Association of Ireland.

The handbook contains recipes as well as nutritional tips and advice.

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Mark Morris Dancers Lead Class for Booth Gardner Parkinson's Care Center

Thursday September 24, 2009

The acclaimed Mark Morris Dance Group will hold two Dance For Parkinson's sessions at 1:30 pm Friday, Sept. 25 and 3:30 pm Saturday,Sept. 15 at Evergreen Hospital Medical Center.

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Biology professor studies leeches for clues to Parkinson's

Thursday September 24, 2009

When most people think of leeches, they envision blood-sucking creatures that attack during summer swims or are found among similarly slimy creatures in bait shops. But when St. Olaf Assistant Professor of Biology Kevin Crisp looks at leeches, he sees a key to unlocking the mysteries of Parkinson’s disease.

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Support from the community

Thursday September 17, 2009

When Larry McClennon was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease four years ago he was completely shocked.

“I’d never ever heard of Parkinson’s before,” said the 67-year-old.

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World's smallest neurostimulator gets green light

Thursday September 17, 2009

The Brio, barely larger than a typical wristwatch, is implanted near the collarbone and sends mild electrical pulses to specific targets in the brain. It is not yet approved for use in the U.S.

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Parkinson's event at Buck draws hundreds

Thursday September 17, 2009

Researchers told more than 250 people packed into an auditorium at the Buck Institute for Age Research on Thursday that diagnosing and treating Parkinson's disease before people display symptoms has become one of the latest movements in the scientific field.

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