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Local actress gets chance to shine on the big screen

Wednesday November 24, 2010

Lucy Roucis story is a tale persistence, hope, and never giving up.

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A Thank you to Northwest Parkinson's Foundation

Wednesday November 24, 2010

Felt I should express my gratitude for allowing me a conduit to your organisation and its worldwide encouragement, through the internet, of people with Parkinson's.

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Neupro improves motor, sleep, non-motor symptoms of PD in Recover study: UCB

Wednesday November 24, 2010

UCB's double-blind, randomised Recover study showed that treatment with Neupro (rotigotine) improved motor function, sleep and non-motor symptoms, compared to placebo, improving quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease (PD).

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People suffering from what’s called “dysphagia”

Wednesday November 24, 2010

People suffering from what’s called “dysphagia” have difficulty swallowing and may experience pain while eating or drinking.

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The masters of our minds: Meet the brain scientists battling to preserve our sanity

Wednesday November 24, 2010

The greatest threat to humanity is all in our minds - Parkinson's, multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer's affect millions, while one in six of us will die with dementia.

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Parkinson's not stopping man from riding in El Tour de Tucson

Wednesday November 24, 2010

Nate Benedict is diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, and even though it causes loss of balance, and tremors, he's found a way to fight it.

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Hometown, Alaska: Peter Dunlap Shohl – How do you live with Parkinson’s? Creatively.

Wednesday November 24, 2010

If anything, the 2002 diagnosis of Parkinson’s has make Peter Dunlap Shohl’s creative spirit flash to new heights and heats.

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Speech Monitoring Could Track Parkinson’s Disease .

Wednesday November 17, 2010

The severity of Parkinson’s disease symptoms could be accurately monitored remotely through analysing a patient’s speech patterns, a new study suggests.

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Chemicals in Cigarette Smoke, Auto Exhaust and French Fries Accelerate the Development of Alzheimer's Disease

Wednesday November 17, 2010

There is growing evidence that exposure to a group of chemicals known as type-2 alkenes -- which are found in the smoke inhaled from cigarettes, the exhaust of automobiles and even in French fries – can increase the chances of developing Alzheimer's disease and other neurological conditions such as Parkinson's disease.

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Painter with Parkinson's still 'mind surfs'

Wednesday November 17, 2010

Russell Brown thought he'd surf the Hawaiian shores of Honolua Bay his whole life.

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