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2 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

Parkinson's walk

SPORTS stars and councillors will be in the throng supporting Parkinson's disease sufferers in a walk from the Warrnambool breakwater pavilion and along the promenade, Worm Bay Road and Viaduct Road.

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6 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Tracy took one for the Fight Against Parkinsona s Disease

Rock Steady Boxing, the first and only boxing program of its kind in the country, is dedicated to the fight against Parkinson's Disease.

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9 hrs ago | Wall St. Cheat Sheet

What Can Wearable Devices Really Do?

We've all heard the phrases "wearable technology" and "wearable devices" tossed around as tech enthusiasts get more excited about the potential for small sensors and electronics packed into a sporty watch or wristband to track our fitness and health everyday.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

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Terry Hertges was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease six years ago. Hertges said when the diagnosis came, she remembers feeling lost, and scared.

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BioSpace

Formal Transfer Of Global Rights For Tozadenant To BioTie Therapies Corp. Concluded

Biotie Therapies Corp. announces that, following the announcement on 21 March 2014 that Biotie was to regain global rights to tozadenant from UCB Pharma S.A. , the companies have now formally agreed the details of the transfer.

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Examiner.com

Sunflower Revolution 5K To Support Parkinson's Disease

The University of Cincinnati Neuroscience Institute sponsors a Sunflower Revolution weekend which will raise funds for Parkinson's Disease research for patients worldwide as well as promote awareness within the community regarding its devastating and incurable nature.

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Freshnews

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Announces Trade Name NUPLAZIDa for Pimavanserin

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. , a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous disorders, today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has provisionally accepted the trade name "NUPLAZID" for pimavanserin.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Food and Drug Administration, Health

Northern Michigan News

Longtime Wexford County Council on Aging director resigns

After being hospitalized for several weeks earlier this summer, longtime Wexford County Council on Aging Executive Director Bonnie Forbes has announced she is resigning from the position she essentially created almost three decades ago.

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Related Topix: Wexford County, MI, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

TheStreet.com

Medtronic Buys Brain Treatment Technology Company

Sapiens, of Eindhoven, whose technology could offer hope of better, more-targeted treatments for Parkinson's disease and other neurodegenerative diseases, is developing a system with 40 individual stimulation points.

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Related Topix: Venture Capital, Emerging Technology, Rothschild, Health

Science Daily

potential target for ameliorating skeletal muscle abnormalities in Parkinson's disease

Heat shock protein has been suggested to be involved in neuronal protein misfolding and accumulation in Parkinson's disease brains leading to dopaminergic neuronal death and the eventual dopamine depletion.

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Naperville Sun

Helping out the helpers: Parkinson's Walk benefits caregivers as well as patients

If you go What: American Parkinson's Disease Association Midwest Chapter Optimism Walk When: registration 8:30 am, walk 10 a.m. Sept.

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BioSpace

Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial...

Amarantus Bioscience Holdings, Inc. , a biotechnology company focused on the development of diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease and orphan ophthalmological disorders, reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014 and announced a business update call on September 2nd, 2014.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health

BioSpace

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Limited Recalls Parkinson's Disease...

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries just issued a recall of one lot of its generic Parkinson's disease combination medication, carbidopa/levodopa, over it potentially containing too much of an active pharmaceutical ingredient.

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Related Topix: Biotech, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare Industry, Cephalon, Health

Baker City Herald

Deschner, founder of Salt Lick Auction, receives award for fundraising

Whit Deschner of Baker City, founder of the Great Salt Lick Contest and Auction, a fundraiser for Parkinson's Disease research, was named a recipient of a 2014 Crystal Award Tuesday by the Willamette Valley Development Officers.

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GlobeNewswire

Prothena Announces Presentation at Federation of European Physiological Societies 2014 Congress

Prothena Corporation plc , a clinical stage biotechnology company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel antibodies for the potential treatment of diseases that involve protein misfolding or cell adhesion, today announced that Timo Siepmann, MD, will present new interim data from an ongoing clinical study sponsored by ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Times-Picayune

Race to raise funds for Parkinson's disease to be held in Covington

The local chapter of the Michael J. Fox Foundation will hold a two-part "Kickin' Parkinson's'' event in Covington to raise awareness and money toward finding a cure to the disease of the central nervous system.

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BetaNews

Intel and Michael J Fox Foundation are using Pebble watches in fight against Parkinson's Disease

You're likely familiar with actor Michael J. Fox, star of the Back to the Future movies, that we, of a certain age, all remember.

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Related Topix: Back to the Future, Telltale Games, Action Movies, Comedy Movies, Adventure, Science Fiction Movies, Video Games, Celebrities, Michael J. Fox, Health

BioResearch Online

Scientists Turn To Pomegranate To Develop Dementia Drugs

Scientists from the University of Huddersfield reported that dementia and neuro-inflammation may be curbed by a natural compound found in pomegranate.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Dementia, Health, Life, Fruits, Food, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Alzheimer's

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Neither Covidien Nor Medtronic Curb Their M&A Appetites

Over the years, Medtronic has been an active acquirer as has Covidien, which has a formal corporate venture capital arm.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA, Health

TwinCities

Medtronic buys brain-stimulation firm for $200M

Medtronic on Tuesday said it acquired privately held Sapiens Steering Brain Stimulation for about $200 million in cash, as the medical-devices maker looks to broaden its capabilities in the brain-function field.

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