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  • National Parkinson Foundation and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation complete merger
    New integrated organisation will be a “formidable and effective force in the fight against Parkinson’s” Two of the biggest Parkinson’s organisations in the US, the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF), have completed their merger. They will now operate as a new organisation called the Parkinson’s ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2016-08-04By admin
  • Researchers Discover Why L-DOPA Stops Working in Parkinson’s, Seek Prolonged Treatment
    In a discovery that might turn out to be a game changer in Parkinson’s research, University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers discovered that DNA methylation causes L-DOPA to stop being effective after a few years, instead giving rise to dyskinesia — involuntary jerky movements making life even harder for patients. In the ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2016-08-04By Magdalena Kegel
  • Story of Recovery: Manfred Poggel
    Hooray I say. We can all celebrate still another story of recovery from Parkinson’s disease. Manfred Poggel is German, but his story is now available in a Kindle English ebook: Parkinson’s disease- How I was Healed Without Chemicals Poggel shares his experiences with using over 30 different therapies. Moreover, he ... read more
    Source: ParkinsonsRecovery.comPublished on 2016-08-03By manabunnow4zph
  • Michael J Fox: “Now is our chance to honour Ali by finishing the fight he could not”
    Two months after his death, we look at how people are remembering Muhammad Ali and his work for Parkinson’s outside the ring Finding a cure for Parkinson’s disease is the best way to honour Muhammad Ali, according to Michael J Fox. The boxing champion died two months ago (3 June ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2016-08-03By admin
  • Power of Food to Heal
    Glen Pettibone’s Story of Research, Discovery and Recovery Listen to a spirited discussion that focuses on the power of food and knowledge in healing the symptoms associated with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s. Glen Pettibone says: “You can take control and play offense!” Here is Glen’s Own Overview of the Program ... read more
    Source: ParkinsonsRecovery.comPublished on 2016-08-02By manabunnow4zph
  • Adaptive pathways: key learnings and next steps
    The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has published a final report on the experience gained during its pilot project on adaptive pathways, a product development concept for medicines that address patients' unmet medical needs. ... read more
    Source: European Parkinson’s Disease AssociationPublished on 2016-08-02
  • Research Round Up: New Hope for Better Treating Psychosis
    While reviewing data from the National Parkinson Foundation’s (NPF) Parkinson’s Outcomes Project a year ago, I noticed a participant whose quality of life went from pretty good to terrible, then back to pretty good. I wondered, “what happened here?” The answer: psychosis. About a third of people with Parkinson’s disease ... read more
    Source: National Parkinson FoundationPublished on 2016-08-02By National Parkinson Foundation
  • New Assay for Analyzing Parkinson’s Enzyme Activity Might Aid Drug Development
    Researchers have developed a laboratory assay that measures the activity of the mutated LRRK2 gene — the major genetic cause of Parkinson’s disease. The team behind the study Phos-tag analysis of Rab10 phosphorylation by LRRK2: a powerful assay for assessing kinase function and inhibitors, published in the Biochemical Journal, believe that the method could ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2016-08-02By Magdalena Kegel
  • What’s Hot in PD? Hot on the Trail for a Urine Biomarker for Parkinson’s Disease
    Previous What’s Hot blogs have addressed the promise and challenge of developing biomarkers for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Several groups of researchers have been working on blood and imaging biomarkers to provide more information on Parkinson’s: diagnosis, prediction, monitoring and methods to measure progression. In this month’s What’s Hot blog, we ... read more
    Source: National Parkinson FoundationPublished on 2016-08-01By National Parkinson Foundation
  • Two-year-old could be world’s youngest person diagnosed with Parkinson’s
    Reports from Canada suggest that two-year Keegan Mclellan may be one of the youngest people ever to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease A two-year-old toddler may be the world’s youngest ever person to be diagnosed with ‘juvenile Parkinson’s disease with dystonia’. In a report by Canada’s CTV claim, Keegan Mclellan’s ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2016-07-28By admin
  • Developers of drug safety app want your opinion
    Take a survey and help develop an app that identifies drug safety issues for patients Campaigners are calling for people with Parkinson’s to give their opinions on an app that reports the side effects of drug treatments, and helps identify and record drug safety issues. Part of the WEB-RADR project that aims ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2016-07-28By admin
  • 6 superfoods to enhance brain function in Parkinson’s
    Nutritional advisor and personal trainer, Ayla Akin, gives the lowdown on the best foods that studies have shown to improve long-term brain function Despite making up only 2% of our body weight, our brains get through 20% of the body’s metabolic energy. Therefore, it’s not surprising that studies have shown ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2016-07-28By admin
  • TRANSEURO Readies New Attempt at Stem Cell Therapy for Parkinson’s
    TRANSEURO, a research consortium funded by the European Union, is readying an old weapon for a new round in the struggle to find a long-term treatment for Parkinson’s disease —  transplanted fetal stem cells producing dopamine, a technology researchers attempted 30 years ago. Today, improved methods and a focus on younger patients make TRANSEURO researchers ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2016-07-28By Magdalena Kegel
  • Caregiver Corner: Finding an Occupational Therapist for Your Loved One… and You!
    It is difficult to provide broad, yet helpful occupational therapy tips for Parkinson’s disease (PD). As the saying goes, “When you have met one person with Parkinson’s disease, you have met one person with Parkinson’s disease.” The best tip I can give you as an occupational therapist is to find ... read more
    Source: National Parkinson FoundationPublished on 2016-07-27By National Parkinson Foundation
  • Parkinson’s: Mutant Enzyme, α-Synuclein Interaction May Be Preventable
    Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham report that the most common genetic cause of Parkinson’s disease, a mutant form of the LRRK2 enzyme, contributes to the build-up of α-synuclein in neurons — a telltale sign that the nerve cells are destined to die. Published last week in the ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2016-07-26By Magdalena Kegel
  • Exercise is Medicine for the Brain
    Jay L. Alberts, PhD, is an Associate Staff Member within the Center for Neurological Restoration and Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Alberts shares his personal experience and expertise regarding exercise modification for people with Parkinson’s. While many great scientific discoveries are rooted in rigorous laboratory or clinical environments, ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2016-07-25By Erika Liechti
  • 8 Homemade Dentist-Approved Snacks
    Jane Busch, DDS, formerly practiced clinical dentistry and served as Director of Education for the Academy for Excellence in Dental Technology. Dr. Busch is a member of the American Dental Association. She serves as Vice-president on the Board of Directors for the American Parkinson Disease Association-Wisconsin Chapter and is the ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2016-07-25By Erika Liechti
  • Top 12 Dental Devices
    Parkinson’s often leads to decreased dental health. Check out these devices and products that can help improve the health of your teeth. 1. Collis Curve Electric Toothbrush – $15.99 The curved design of the bristles allows you to clean all 3 sides of your teeth at the same time while eliminating ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2016-07-25By Erika Liechti
  • Care Partners Need Tools Too.
    Connie Carpenter Phinney has two children with her husband Davis Phinney, Taylor and Kelsey. As a board member of the Davis Phinney Foundation, Connie helps to inform and create awareness that will help others in the PD community, especially caregivers. Here, she shares her personal tips for spouses and children who ... read more
    Source: Davis Phinney FoundationPublished on 2016-07-25By Erika Liechti
  • Parkinson’s Disease New Treatment
    Parkinson’s Disease New Treatment Below is a play by play account of how one man who currently experiences the symptoms of Parkinson’s receives tremendous therapeutic advantage by intentionally making his “good side” worse. This Parkinson’s disease new treatment is counter-intuitive to be sure. Why in the world would anyone want ... read more
    Source: ParkinsonsRecovery.comPublished on 2016-07-21By manabunnow4zph
  • Neurological Diplomacy
    Neurological Diplomacy is a Feldenkrais strategy to “make the good side worse” so that the “bad side” can become better. Yes. this sounds totally weird and strange, but it does succeed in reversing symptoms. Really! I will illustrate the concept by describing an exercise introduced by Ruthy Alon in a ... read more
    Source: ParkinsonsRecovery.comPublished on 2016-07-21By manabunnow4zph
  • Thank You for Asking About my Husband
    My 35-year-old husband has Young Onset Parkinson’s Disease (YOPD). It sucks. I’m often asked, “How’s Todd?” or “How’s your husband’s health?” or “Is Todd staying healthy?” Thank you for asking about my husband. I’m happy to say he’s doing pretty darn good, considering he has a progressive neurological disease and ... read more
    Source: National Parkinson FoundationPublished on 2016-07-21By National Parkinson Foundation
  • World Brain Day 2016: Focus on Aging Brain Global Impact
    The World Federation of Neurology (WFN) has designated July 22 as annual World Brain Day on which the WFN’s 119 national member groups will coordinate to raise awareness of brain health. For 2016, the campaign is focusing especially on “Brain Health and the Aging Population: The Aging Brain,” and the need ... read more
    Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2016-07-21By Charles Moore
  • Dance Reverses Parkinson’s Symptoms for Rafi Eldor
    Robert Rodgers PhD Road to Recovery from Parkinsons Disease The post Dance Reverses Parkinson’s Symptoms for Rafi Eldor appeared first on About Parkinson's Disease. ... read more
    Source: ParkinsonsRecovery.comPublished on 2016-07-20By manabunnow4zph
  • Sound Healing Seminar
    Dr. Suzanne Jonas is the international expert who creates sound healing CDs and offers sound healing seminars for people with various chronic conditions including Parkinson’s. Here is an announcement of one of her  upcoming programs which promises to be spectacular. Robert Rodgers PhD Road to Recovery from Parkinsons Disease SOUND ... read more
    Source: ParkinsonsRecovery.comPublished on 2016-07-20By manabunnow4zph
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