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  • Moments of Victory® – Jim Duran Finds Creative Ways to Raise Money for Parkinson’s
    Each month, we spotlight an inspiring story from someone in our Team DPF® community who is helping to improve the quality of life of people living with Parkinson’s by raising funds. Today, we are happy to feature Jim Duran from Palatine, IL. Which event did you participate in? I rode RAGBRAI in 2009, 2017, 2018, and 2019 and the Sub-5 ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-02-03By Melani Dizon
  • Homemade Hearty Vegetarian Chili
    This hearty chili makes a great meal for dinner that can also be frozen and stored for a quick lunch. The medley of beans adds fiber to aid digestion. Add fresh cilantro or avocado as a topping for extra nutrients and flavor. Instructions Wash, rinse, and remove seeds and cores from jalapeno and bell peppers. Chop into small (1/4”) ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-01-31By Katrina Kahl
  • New Developments In Diabetes Drugs for Parkinson’s
    At the forefront of treatments for diabetes is a class of drug called glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor (or GLP-1R) agonists. An agonist is a drug that activates a protein on a cell called a receptor, which subsequently stimulates additional activity inside that cell. We know a great deal about how these drugs work in humans - they are widely used ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-30
  • The Gulls’ Eggs Luncheon
    The Gulls' Eggs Luncheon will return to Merchant Taylors' Hall on the 12th May 2020 where over 600 guests will be welcomed to take part in this flourishing networking event, all in the aid of The Cure Parkinson's Trust.  Enjoy a standing luncheon in the unique and historical surroundings of Merchant Taylors’ Hall where you will be able to explore ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-30
  • Three Parkinson’s books to watch out for in 2020
    From an expert plan to preventing a Parkinson’s pandemic to a need-to-know guide on living well with the condition – we’ve picked out three books to add to your reading list this year 1. Ending Parkinson’s Disease: A Prescription for Action Release date: March 2020 (US), April 2020 (UK) As the number of people with Parkinson’s is expected ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-30By admin
  • Ask the expert: How will Brexit affect Parkinson’s drugs and research?
    The UK is due to formally leave the European Union this week. In the second in our series where we ask experts about the biggest issues facing the Parkinson’s community, Dr Kieran Breen of the European Medicines Agency Committee for Advanced Therapies gives his views on the likely impact of Brexit – from the availability of Parkinson’s medication to international ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-30By admin
  • Testing saliva can help diagnose Parkinson’s, study finds
    A saliva test carried out by doctors may be able to both diagnose Parkinson’s and detect the severity of the condition, according to a recent study published in medical journal ‘Neurological Sciences’. Several indicators of the development of Parkinson’s, including problems in the production of energy, can be easily detected in saliva. As part of the study, carried out by ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-30By admin
  • Parkinson’s in the news: January
    We roundup the Parkinson’s stories that made global headlines this January – from Sky Sports presenter Dave Clark discussing his experience of diagnosis to a clinical trial on how a compound found in cannabis can reduce anxiety-related Parkinson’s tremors How not to tell someone they have Parkinson’s Dave Clark, a presenter for Sky Sports, appeared on the BBC Ouch podcast ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-30By admin
  • 10 tips for boosting your mood
    Mood disorders like anxiety and depression are common companions of Parkinson’s disease. Fortunately, there are things we can do every day to boost our mood and improve our quality of life. Parkinson’s disease is often characterized by motor symptoms such as tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia. Over the years, researchers have discovered there are common non-motor symptoms as well, ... read more
    Source: Brian Grant FoundationPublished on 2020-01-29By Iris
  • Help us Fight Back! Become a Rock Steady Boxing volunteer today!
    Drone photography provided by Dronegenuity   With the new year comes a time to renew our goals, and our mission of fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease.  This year, there are many great things happening in the world of Rock Steady Boxing.  If you’ve heard about Rock Steady Boxing, and are interested in being more involved, one of the great parts ... read more
    Source: Rock Steady BoxingPublished on 2020-01-28By Sara Roque
  • Moments of Victory® – Suzanne Harrison Rides the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic
    Each month, we spotlight an inspiring story from someone in our Team DPF® community who is helping to improve the quality of life of people living with Parkinson’s by raising funds. Today, we are happy to feature Suzanne Harrison from Durango, Colorado. Which event did you participate in? I have ridden the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic (IHBC) in Durango four times. ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-01-28By Melani Dizon
  • Ceres Events 8th Annual Charity Raceday Luncehon
    The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) is delighted to be a beneficiary charity along with The Matt Hampson Foundation and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation for Ceres Events' 8th Annual Charity Race day Luncheon being held on Wednesday 15 April at Cheltenham Racecourse. This is a wonderful opportunity to enjoy a fantastic day’s racing at the home of The Festival™ with clients, colleagues, ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-28
  • Now Accepting Letters of Intent for Research that Addresses Quality of Life with Parkinson’s
    Each year, we put out a call for Letters of Intent (LOIs) to researchers who are interested in receiving funding for projects that address quality of life in Parkinson’s. In the past, our funding has focused on the impact of community cycling classes, deep brain stimulation, speech therapies,  telemedicine, nutrition, and more. These projects have allowed us to watch seeds ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-01-27By Melani Dizon
  • Charles Williams- Database and Compliance Manager
    Charles joined The Cure Parkinson’s Trust in January 2020 as the first Data and Compliance Manager for the charity.  He is responsible for building a robust database infrastructure with appropriate processes to ensure the charity remains compliant with regulations set by GDPR. He comes from a Operations background covering a number of industries.    ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-24
  • Cornish Coastal Challenge
    The Cornish Coastal Challenge is an escorted trek organised through adventure travel specialists Discover Adventure. For full challenge details, itinerary and what is included in the cost please click here. This beautiful weekend trek follows the dramatic coastline of North Cornwall. The landscapes are spectacular, with rugged cliffs, hidden coves and old fishing villages forming a beautiful backdrop to the blue sea. ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-23
  • Croatia Mountain Trek
    The Croatia Mountain Trek is an escorted trek organised through adventure travel specialists Discover Adventure. For full challenge details, itinerary and what is included in the cost please click here. The Istria Peninsula in northern Croatia is relatively unknown, a hidden gem which feels a world away from the well-touristed Adriatic coast to the south. With spectacular, diverse scenery of ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-23
  • Cycle Portugal
    The Cycle Portugal is an escorted challenge organised through adventure travel specialists Discover Adventure. For full challenge details, itinerary and what is included in the cost please click here. Cycle the length of Portugal! This classic journey follows the fabled N2, Portugal’s answer to Route 66, for over 700km from historic Chaves in the north to Faro in the sunny ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-23
  • Dr. Karen Lee – Parkinson Canada’s Next President & Chief Executive Officer
    As Chair of the Board of Parkinson Canada, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Karen Lee as President and Chief Executive Officer to take effect on April 1, 2020. This appointment follows last year’s announcement by Joyce Gordon, Parkinson Canada’s current CEO, that she plans to retire in the first quarter of 2020. Dr. Lee holds an ... read more
    Source: Parkinson CanadaPublished on 2020-01-23By communications@parkinson.ca
  • Dr. Karen Lee – Parkinson Canada’s Next President & Chief Executive Officer
    As Chair of the Board of Parkinson Canada, I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Karen Lee as President and Chief Executive Officer to take effect on April 1, 2020. This appointment follows last year’s announcement by Joyce Gordon, Parkinson Canada’s current CEO, that she plans to retire in the first quarter of 2020. Dr. Lee holds an ... read more
    Source: Parkinson CanadaPublished on 2020-01-23By communications@parkinson.ca
  • Karen Lee, Ph. D. – prochaine directrice générale de Parkinson Canada
    À titre de président du conseil d’administration de Parkinson Canada, j’ai le plaisir d’annoncer la nomination de Karen Lee, Ph. D. au poste de directrice générale. Elle entrera en fonction le 1er avril 2020. Cette nomination survient après l’annonce faite l’an dernier par Joyce Gordon, l’actuelle directrice générale de Parkinson Canada, de son départ à la retraite pendant le premier ... read more
    Source: Parkinson CanadaPublished on 2020-01-23By communications@parkinson.ca
  • Karen Lee, Ph. D. – prochaine directrice générale de Parkinson Canada
    À titre de président du conseil d’administration de Parkinson Canada, j’ai le plaisir d’annoncer la nomination de Karen Lee, Ph. D. au poste de directrice générale. Elle entrera en fonction le 1er avril 2020. Cette nomination survient après l’annonce faite l’an dernier par Joyce Gordon, l’actuelle directrice générale de Parkinson Canada, de son départ à la retraite pendant le premier ... read more
    Source: Parkinson CanadaPublished on 2020-01-23By communications@parkinson.ca
  • Women and Parkinson’s: “Incompetence, racism and prejudice delayed my diagnosis”
    It took a decade for Manon Day to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s – with clinicians treating her as though she was a drug addict, causing her to feel “mistreated” and “powerless”. She explains the role being a young black woman played in her delayed diagnosis ­– and why “we need more awareness to break the myths and stereotypes” around who ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-23By admin
  • “Incompetence, racism and prejudice delayed my diagnosis”
    It took a decade for Manon Day to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s – with clinicians treating her as though she was a drug addict, causing her to feel “mistreated” and “powerless”. She explains the role being a young black woman played in her delayed diagnosis ­– and why “we need more awareness to break the myths and stereotypes” around who ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-23By admin
  • Social Media Fundraising
    Fundraising on social media is a fantastic way to raise awareness for the ground-breaking research we do here at The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT). Now you can spread the word using both Facebook and Instagram, raising vital funds in support of CPT! Facebook fundraising has raised a magnificent £1.6 billion for charities all over the world.  Why not celebrate your ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-01-23
  • Ozzy Osbourne: “I’ve owned up to the fact that I have Parkinson’s”
    Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne revealed that he has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s after suffering from the “most painful and miserable” year of his life – and fans flooded social media to praise the singer for his honesty and share their “well wishes” Ozzy Osbourne, lead singer in UK heavy metal band Black Sabbath, revealed his Parkinson’s diagnosis during ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-01-23By admin
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