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Your Parkinson's News Update for the Week of 6.1.20

Monday June 01, 2020
Molecular Pair Offers Potential for Parkinson's Treatment
Nature Chemical Biology via Science Daily
Professor Yoon Ho Sup from the NTU School of Biological Sciences and Professor Kwang-Soo Kim from McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School utilized laboratory investigations and in vivo experiments to find that a 'molecular pair', Prostaglandin E1 (PGE1) — a type of hormone and Prostaglandin A1 (PGA1), can be the key to boosting dopamine levels and slowing Parkinson's.
A Piece of My Mind from a Parkinson’s
and Lewy Body Survivor and COVID-19 Resister
AL
"I saw my first piece of COVI-DEBRIS a day or so ago. A wadded up face mask of the surgeon variety, a shocking example of COVI-DEBRIS I might add.
I saw it lying right on the ground near a sidewalk as I was taking a walk.
So, here’s a person who is being safe and healthy wearing a mask, but then just tosses it, probably out of a car window.
That’s like topping off your breakfast of unsweetened Greek yogurt and healthy fruit with a Krispy Kreme."
What Interrelated Role Do the Effects of Parkinson's
Have On Symptom Burden?
Human Brain Mapping via The American Journal of Managed Care
Researchers sought to understand how the worsening of one symptom of Parkinson's is related with worse performance in other symptom domains: in doing so, they uncovered the amount of variance among interrelated Parkinson's motor, neuropsychiatric, and cognitive symptoms, which may improve understanding into the pathophysiology of Parkinson's.