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New Therapies Improve Life for those with Parkinson's

Dean Auman, 68, of Spring Mills recently completed the LSVT BIG program at HealthSouth's Outpatient Clinic in Pleasant Gap.

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Related Topix: Spring Mills, PA, Pleasant Gap, PA, Health, State College, PA

Thu Aug 21, 2014

BioSpace

NeuroDerm Ltd. Banks $16 Million

NeuroDerm Secures $16 Million Financing Round REHOVOT, Israel, August 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --NeuroDerm Ltd., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for central nervous system diseases, today announced that it has signed definitive investment agreements for a $16 million financing round led by certain of its existing investors ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Sinemet, Levodopa/Carbidopa (generic), Medicine

Sydney Morning Herald

Williams cremated the day after death

The 63-year-old Oscar, Emmy and Golden Globe winner was found dead in his home in northern California earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Marin County, CA, Health

The Baltimore Sun

The mind and soul need treatment along with the body [Commentary]

While the roles of depression and addiction in Robin William's suicide were the focus of most news stories about his death, perhaps the headlines should have focused on his recent diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, highlighting the intricate relationships between neurological diseases and mental health conditions.

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Related Topix: Depression, Health, Psychology, Science, Opinion

NJ.com

Jim's Jog for Parkinson's Research set for Sept. 1

Lily Fielding and the Fielding family of Bethlehem Township will host Jim's Jog, a 5K Run/Walk for Parkinson's Research at Spruce Run Recreation Area on Sept.

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Related Topix: Health

CiteULike

Pathogenic Parkinson's disease mutations across the functional...

Biochemical and biophysical research communications , Vol. 441, No. 4. , pp. 862-866, doi:10.1016/j.bbrc.2013.10.159 LRRK2 is one of the most important genetic contributors to Parkinson's disease .

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Related Topix: Health, Genetics, Medicine

CiteULike

I -Synuclein Misfolding Versus Aggregation Relevance to Parkinson's...

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Related Topix: Health

Denver Post

Colorado Parkinson's disease patients fight for best possible life

Kirk Hall reflects on his battle with Parkinson's disease at his home in Highlands Ranch on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Health, Colorado, Highlands Ranch, CO, Depression

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yorkshire Evening Post

Leeds man's vow to increase knowledge of brain disease

Dave Howarth also wants to highlight the mental stress caused by a diagnosis of Cortico Basal Degeneration , which is often initially mistaken for Parkinson's Disease.

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Related Topix: Health

Star Tribune

Parkinson's and depression are a co-occurring cruelty

The cruel interplay between depression and Parkinson's disease - an incurable neurological disorder that erodes mobility and thinking skills - has become reality for Jackie Hunt Christensen, a national Parkinson's advocate from Minneapolis .

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Related Topix: Depression, Health

The News

Optimism persists despite Parkinson's diagnosis

His hand shakes, not out of nervousness - instead, a symptom of disease. His wife grabs his hand to stop the tremor as he continues to describe the support he receives.

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Related Topix: Health

Yorkton This Week & Enterprise

Sask. Parkinson's Society Telehealth Neurology Lecturer

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Garage Sale and Bake Sale, 165 2nd Ave. Yorkton - Fri., Sept.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, Globe, AZ, Patsy Cline, Country, North America, World News

MLive.com

Parkinson's research: Patient-centered meeting part of symposium bringing together global experts

When a symposium next month brings together global experts in Parkinson's disease research, part of the meeting will focus on the first experts - the patients who have Parkinson's.

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Related Topix: Health

China Daily

Chinese, US attitudes on dementia vary

People in China are the most willing group to pay out of pocket to learn early on if they have a dementia-related illness, such as Alzheimer's or Parkinson's disease, according to recently published data from a worldwide study on neurological disorders.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Health Insurance, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Tri-cityherald.com

Week in Photos - August 17-23, 2014

August 19, 2014 - Longtime Richland resident Richard Williams volunteers three times a week to play the piano in the lobby of Kadlec Regional Medical Center in Richland.

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Related Topix: Health

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Guardian

Elderly man with Parkinson's disease tackles major cycling journey

Dan McGuire of Port Coquitlam, B.C., passed through P.E.I. recently as part of his near 10,000-kilometre trek across Canada to raise money for Parkinson's research and awareness about the disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada,

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Therapy helps slow Parkinson's progression

Parkinson's disease is debilitating, but some patients in Baltimore are benefiting from a form of physical and speech therapy that's helping them in their day-to-day lives and is even slowing the progression of the disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, Neurology, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

NutraIngredients-USA

Caffeine's neuroprotective effects dependent on genetic makeup, says study

Only those with a certain genotype get added protection from Parkinson's Disease by drinking more coffee; others already have built in protection Researchers at LinkA ping University in Sweden say they have discovered genetic variations in caffeine's protection against Parkinson's Disease.

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Related Topix: Genetics, Medicine, Health, Drink, Coffee

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Parkinson's progression slowed by therapy

A form of physical and speech therapy that's helping Parkinson's disease patients in their day-to-day lives and is even slowing the progression of the disease.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine

ABC News

Doctors Blast Rob Schneider's Parkinson's Drug Twitter Rant

Comedian Rob Schneider's Twitter rant blaming Parkinson's drugs for Robin Williams' death has highlighted the delicate balance between the risks and benefits of the prescription drugs millions of people take every day.

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Related Topix: Twitter, University of Rochester, Howard University, Health, Depression, Food and Drug Administration

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