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  • Safety first: new guide offers advice on using herbal drugs to treat Parkinson’s
    With an increase in the number of people seeking relief from symptoms through medical marijuana, US charity Parkinson’s Foundation has released a guide that aims to ensure safe use when evidence of the drug’s efficacy remains limited. We share the key takeaways – and hear from one of the experts who created the new resource The Parkinson’s Foundation has published ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • Ask the expert: Can environmental factors cause Parkinson’s?
    In the latest in our ‘Ask the expert’ series, neurologist Dr Ray Dorsey discusses how “the rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made”, the risk of certain pesticides – and why he thinks activism is crucial to changing the course of the condition How are environmental factors linked to Parkinson’s? The rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made. The condition ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • Ask the expert: Can environmental factors cause Parkinson’s?
    In the latest in our ‘Ask the expert’ series, neurologist Dr Ray Dorsey discusses how “the rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made”, the risk of certain pesticides – and why he thinks activism is crucial to changing the course of the condition How are environmental factors linked to Parkinson’s? The rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made. The condition ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • Ask the expert: Can environmental factors cause Parkinson’s?
    In the latest in our ‘Ask the expert’ series, neurologist Dr Ray Dorsey discusses how “the rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made”, the risk of certain pesticides – and why he thinks activism is crucial to changing the course of the condition How are environmental factors linked to Parkinson’s? The rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made. The condition ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • Ask the expert: Can environmental factors cause Parkinson’s?
    In the latest in our ‘Ask the expert’ series, neurologist Dr Ray Dorsey discusses how “the rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made”, the risk of certain pesticides – and why he thinks activism is crucial to changing the course of the condition How are environmental factors linked to Parkinson’s? The rise of Parkinson’s may be largely human-made. The condition ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • International programme seeks innovative health tech solutions
    Open Accelerator, an international programme supporting digital healthcare technologies that improve patient experience, has launched its 2020 ‘Call for Solutions’. Created by Zcube, the research venture of Italian pharmaceutical company Zambon, the accelerator focuses on four key areas: ‘digital prevention, monitoring and therapeutics’, ‘digital diagnostics’, ‘virtual health’ and ‘clinical trials digitalisation’. Successful applicants will take part in a four-week programme, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • International programme seeks innovative health tech solutions
    Open Accelerator, an international programme supporting digital healthcare technologies that improve patient experience, has launched its 2020 ‘Call for Solutions’. Created by Zcube, the research venture of Italian pharmaceutical company Zambon, the accelerator focuses on four key areas: ‘digital prevention, monitoring and therapeutics’, ‘digital diagnostics’, ‘virtual health’ and ‘clinical trials digitalisation’. Successful applicants will take part in a four-week programme, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • International programme seeks innovative health tech solutions
    Open Accelerator, an international programme supporting digital healthcare technologies that improve patient experience, has launched its 2020 ‘Call for Solutions’. Created by Zcube, the research venture of Italian pharmaceutical company Zambon, the accelerator focuses on four key areas: ‘digital prevention, monitoring and therapeutics’, ‘digital diagnostics’, ‘virtual health’ and ‘clinical trials digitalisation’. Successful applicants will take part in a four-week programme, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • International programme seeks innovative health tech solutions
    Open Accelerator, an international programme supporting digital healthcare technologies that improve patient experience, has launched its 2020 ‘Call for Solutions’. Created by Zcube, the research venture of Italian pharmaceutical company Zambon, the accelerator focuses on four key areas: ‘digital prevention, monitoring and therapeutics’, ‘digital diagnostics’, ‘virtual health’ and ‘clinical trials digitalisation’. Successful applicants will take part in a four-week programme, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-11By admin
  • The CARES Act Makes It Easy to Support Parkinson’s Programs
    On March 27, the President signed into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act to help combat the far-reaching impacts of COVID-19. The bill provides increased tax incentives for charitable giving for both individuals and corporations, signifying an intent to stimulate philanthropy. This provides an excellent opportunity to support the Davis Phinney Foundation. With your support, you ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-06-10By Melani Dizon
  • 3P – Post Doc Seminar – 23 June
    On Tuesday the 23rd of June, join the 3P Seminars as Malu G. Tansey, Professor at the University of Florida, and Anita Corbett, Professor at Emory University, present on “Crucial Conversations and Self-Awareness – Overcoming Impostor Syndrome and Stereotype Threat in Academia.” In summary, Malu and Anita’s presentation will feature the following discussion: Faculty often needs to have crucial conversations ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-06-09
  • Medication, Protein, and Parkinson’s
    Written by Martha Henze, MPH, MS, RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) When to eat and when to take medications can be confusing. You may have heard, “eat food with your medication to prevent stomach upset and nausea.” You may have heard, “eat food 30 minutes before or one hour after taking your medication to improve absorption of your Parkinson’s medication and prevent ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-06-08By Melani Dizon
  • Medication, Protein, and Parkinson’s
    Written by Martha Henze, MPH, MS, RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) When to eat and when to take medications can be confusing. You may have heard, “eat food with your medication to prevent stomach upset and nausea.” You may have heard, “eat food 30 minutes before or one hour after taking your medication to improve absorption of your Parkinson’s medication and prevent ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-06-08By Melani Dizon
  • Medication, Protein, and Parkinson’s
    Written by Martha Henze, MPH, MS, RDN (Registered Dietitian Nutritionist) When to eat and when to take medications can be confusing. You may have heard, “eat food with your medication to prevent stomach upset and nausea.” You may have heard, “eat food 30 minutes before or one hour after taking your medication to improve absorption of your Parkinson’s medication and prevent ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-06-08By Melani Dizon
  • Want to be a captain for the Every Victory Counts Challenge?
    Has the athletic event you’ve been looking forward to all year been canceled?   Do you have a bunch of training miles on your legs and feet and don’t want them to go to waste?  Or are you just ready for a challenge as you seek out the silver linings during this uncertain ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2020-06-05By Melani Dizon
  • Alan Alda: Parkinson’s is “not the end of the world”
    Legendary US actor Alan Alda shares his experience of Parkinson’s diagnosis –and reflects on how laughter is helping him to navigate lockdown In a recent interview, the beloved US comedian and M*A*S*H sitcom star Alan Alda describes how he’s been coping during lockdown – and thinks back to the moment he received his Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2015. It may come ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • Alan Alda: Parkinson’s is “not the end of the world”
    Legendary US actor Alan Alda shares his experience of Parkinson’s diagnosis –and reflects on how laughter is helping him to navigate lockdown In a recent interview, the beloved US comedian and M*A*S*H sitcom star Alan Alda describes how he’s been coping during lockdown – and thinks back to the moment he received his Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2015. It may come ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • Alan Alda: Parkinson’s is “not the end of the world”
    Legendary US actor Alan Alda shares his experience of Parkinson’s diagnosis –and reflects on how laughter is helping him to navigate lockdown In a recent interview, the beloved US comedian and M*A*S*H sitcom star Alan Alda describes how he’s been coping during lockdown – and thinks back to the moment he received his Parkinson’s diagnosis in 2015. It may come ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • Genetic database gives hope for potential Parkinson’s treatment
    The Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD) – the world’s largest public database of variations in DNA which can cause diseases – has given scientists hope for a potential Parkinson’s treatment. UK and US researchers from Imperial College London, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 23andMe and the Michael J. Fox Foundation used gnomAD to study variants in the LRRK2 gene, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • Genetic database gives hope for potential Parkinson’s treatment
    The Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD) – the world’s largest public database of variations in DNA which can cause diseases – has given scientists hope for a potential Parkinson’s treatment. UK and US researchers from Imperial College London, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 23andMe and the Michael J. Fox Foundation used gnomAD to study variants in the LRRK2 gene, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • Genetic database gives hope for potential Parkinson’s treatment
    The Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD) – the world’s largest public database of variations in DNA which can cause diseases – has given scientists hope for a potential Parkinson’s treatment. UK and US researchers from Imperial College London, the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, 23andMe and the Michael J. Fox Foundation used gnomAD to study variants in the LRRK2 gene, ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • 12 of the best domestic tools for people with Parkinson’s
    From attachable plate guards to ergonomically designed grabber tools, there are lots of products that make home living that little bit easier. We’ve put together a room-by-room roundup of some of the most useful items for people with Parkinson’s Kitchen 1. Plate guard Plate guards can be subtly fitted onto ordinary plates to help those who can only eat with one ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • 12 of the best domestic tools for people with Parkinson’s
    From attachable plate guards to ergonomically designed grabber tools, there are lots of products that make home living that little bit easier. We’ve put together a room-by-room roundup of some of the most useful items for people with Parkinson’s Kitchen 1. Plate guard Plate guards can be subtly fitted onto ordinary plates to help those who can only eat with one ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2020-06-04By admin
  • CPT ‘Raid Alpine’ Cycle Challenge becomes ‘Raid Local’!
    Following the incredible success of last year’s “Coast to Coast to Cure 2019” challenge in the Pyrenees (the 'Raid Pyrenean'), this June, 44 supporters of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust (CPT) were due to take on the next extreme cycling challenge in the 'CPT Raid' series: the legendary 'Raid Alpine'. This gruelling challenge, which would have tested even the most experienced of riders, ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-06-03
  • Nerve Growth Factors and Parkinson’s
    Nerve growth or neurotrophic factors are small proteins that support neurons and encourage their growth and survival during development. They have also been shown to rescue neurons in laboratory models of neurodegenerative conditions, exhibiting powerful neuroprotective properties. There has been considerable preclinical research exploring their potential use in Parkinson’s. Unfortunately, the translation of that research into humans has not been ... read more
    Source: The Cure Parkinson’s TrustPublished on 2020-06-03
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