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Metal pollution linked to Parkinson's disease

Thursday October 28, 2010

Living with atmospheric metal pollution could increase the risk of developing Parkinson's disease.

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Muhammad Ali's wife: 'I have to take care of me too'

Thursday October 28, 2010

Lonnie Ali, wife of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, told the Parkinson Association of the Rockies on Wednesday she knows taking care of a loved one with a serious illness can be a full time job.

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Scientists probe nose, find stem cells

Thursday October 28, 2010

Australian scientists have opened a new window on the brain, by investigating stem cells picked from deep within the nose.

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Relieving Parkinson’s symptoms

Thursday October 28, 2010

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder of the nervous system that affects movement. It develops gradually, often starting with a barely noticeable tremor in just one hand.

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Low Family Aims High in Battle against Parkinson's

Thursday October 28, 2010

Be hearty at the party, he said. And so it started for Travis Low.

Low knew that at a party with friends, he could share with them how Parkinson's has hit his family. Parkinson's is a disease that changes posture and balance, affects expression and speech.

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Parkinson's Boot Camp highlights the benefits of exercise in managing the disease

Thursday October 28, 2010

Al Valaitis and his wife Irena haven't torn up a dance floor with their tango moves in years.

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Beware the miracle cure

Thursday October 28, 2010

Until seven years ago, Robert Ducharme had "not a worry in the world," enjoying an active life and successful civil service career. Then, at age 48, a doctor diagnosed Parkinson's disease, and the degenerative illness advanced with frightening speed.

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Pet dog helps woman to ease her Parkinson's symptoms

Thursday October 21, 2010

Getting a pet dog has helped one woman to improve her Parkinson's disease symptoms.

A woman from Bracknell has found that the symptoms of her Parkinson's disease have improved significantly since she began caring for a dog.

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Lost Sense of Smell? Falling Out of Bed at Night? It May Be Parkinson's Disease

Thursday October 21, 2010

The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) is launching today the first-ever bilingual, Parkinson's toll-free Helpline 1-800-4PD-INFO (1-800-473-4636). Specialists, such as social workers and nurses, can answer caller questions in both English and Spanish.

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Frontal lobe of the brain is key to automatic responses to various stimuli, say scientists

Thursday October 21, 2010

Some people may excel at riding a bike, tying a tie, or playing the piano, but those same people may find it difficult to explain or teach those skills to someone else.

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