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  • Life-extending protein could treat Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s
    New research has shown that a naturally occurring protein can improve cognition in mice with Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease-like characteristics ... she draws parallels with physical exercise. "It reminds us of the positive effects of body exercise ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-08
  • Support group, exercise program help Parkinson’s patients
    A canceled water aerobics class recently led to me and a group of friends sharing coffee and learning about each other. I was really moved by the story told by Marilyn Woelke of Bettendorf. I've been swimming with her for three years, but didn't really ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-07
  • Gotta dance? Lessons can lead to better brain health, study shows
    The study on dance and exercise looked specifically at a key bundle of white ... In the past couple of years, other studies have looked at ways to use dance as therapy for people with Parkinson's disease or dementia. Maybe you've enjoyed dance in the ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-07
  • Non-Contact Boxing For People With Parkinson’s Coming To Cherry Hill
    CHERRY HILL, NJ — A boxing program that has been developed for people with Parkinson's disease is coming to Cherry Hill. Rock Steady Boxing, designed for both men and women, involves regular exercises, such as stretching, running, jumping rope ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-04
  • First hints Parkinson’s can be stopped — BBCI
    A group of British patients with Parkinson's disease who took exenatide for nearly a year performed better in exercises testing their movement than those who were given a placebo. The results suggest the drug could halt decline in Parkinson's patients ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-04
  • Why music can improve anxiety (and a number of other health problems)
    Here are just a few ways that including music in your life could boost your health: Whether music is played on a hospital ward, in an exercise class ... a gentle tune if you need to help a person with Parkinson's disease to walk. The chances are that ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-03
  • Music therapy helps strengthen muscle activity in people with Parkinson’s disease
    will lead the class through a series of vocal exercises and songs. Singing uses the same muscles associated with swallowing and respiratory control – two functions complicated by Parkinson's disease, which can lead to death – and Stegemöller's ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-02
  • When I’ve Fallen and Can’t Get Up Because of Parkinson’s Disease
    He had Parkinson’s disease. A disease she wished no one ever ... Since I am so tired, being motivated to exercise no longer exists for me. To bike 10 miles now (this used to be a warm up for me) takes me almost an hour, and I am wiped out after ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-02
  • Smart belt helps elderly, Parkinson’s patients with balance
    A high-tech belt and a phone app may one day help Parkinson's patients and the elderly stay on ... and sends feedback via vibrations to guide them through a series of balance exercises. "The smartphone application records and creates a custom motion ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-02
  • Parkinson’s Patients Sing for Their Recovery
    exercise and conversation with others. A group at Northern Arizona University has come together to combat some of that isolation and offer Parkinson’s patients a way to participate with others in an activity that can be therapeutic and fun…choir singing. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-02
  • Smart belt helps Parkinson’s patients with balance
    A high-tech belt and a phone app may one day help Parkinson's patients and the elderly stay on ... and sends feedback via vibrations to guide them through a series of balance exercises. "The smartphone application records and creates a custom motion ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-01
  • Ask the Doctor: Parkinson’s, back pain, summertime allergies
    Dr. Riley: Parkinson's disease often causes people to have tremors ... Physical therapists can often recommend an exercise program. We usually recommend anti-inflammatory agents like ibuprofen, sometimes together with a muscle relaxant. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-08-01
  • New drug could improve Parkinson’s disease treatment
    Symptoms of Parkinson's disease are commonly managed using selective ... SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO USER OR MEMBER OR ANY THIRD PARTY SHOULD IANSLIVE.IN EXERCISE ITS RIGHT TO MODIFY OR DISCONTINUE ANY OR ALL OF THE CONTENTS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-31
  • Wearable Belt Improves Stability in Those With Parkinson’s Disease
    Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative brain ... be accessed by doctors and physical therapists to track a patient's progress or adjust the exercise regimen. "Our system is centered around the user. It minimizes manual interactions and ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-31
  • Smartphone-based biofeedback rehabilitation system aims to improve balance in Parkinson’s patients
    Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative brain ... be accessed by doctors and physical therapists to track a patient's progress or adjust the exercise regimen. "Our system is centered around the user. It minimizes manual interactions and ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-31
  • Sensor-packed smart belt could help reduce falls in Parkinson’s patients
    Parkinson's disease affects up to 1 million Americans ... The idea is to guide patients through exercises designed to improve their postural stability, thereby decreasing the number of falls, while increasing users’ confidence in carrying out everyday ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-31
  • Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson’s patients
    Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative brain ... be accessed by doctors and physical therapists to track a patient's progress or adjust the exercise regimen. "Our system is centered around the user. It minimizes manual interactions and ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-31
  • Biofeedback technology helping improve balance in Parkinson’s patients
    Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative brain ... be accessed by doctors and physical therapists to track a patient's progress or adjust the exercise regimen. Credit: University of Houston "Our system is centered around the user. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-31
  • Pulling no punches in the fight against Parkinson’s disease
    He was diagnosed with Parkinson's, and spent the rest of his life nearly immobilized ... Even with classes three times a week, she said they have enough variety for four months of fresh exercises. Between pushups and punching bags, participants hone ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-28
  • Awareness, education and support help those with Parkinson’s disease
    Q: Can the progression of Parkinson's disease be slowed? A: Although there is no cure or proven treatment for PD, medications and rehabilitative interventions that target the symptoms can be effective. Exercise can play a significant role in prevention and ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-26
  • My View: Involved community benefits Parkinson’s patients
    If you are unlucky enough to be afflicted with Parkinson’s, and my wife, Ann, is, there may be no better place to have this happen than right here. It is well established that the progress of PD can be slowed or even reversed by exercise, and by support ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-26
  • Community Calendar
    1 p.m. The Craft Group at East Morgan County Library, 500 Clayton, Brush. 2 p.m. Community Exercise Group for those with Parkinson's disease, at Valley View Villa, 815 Fremont, Fort Morgan. 6 p.m. Brush American Legion Auxiliary Sagebrush Unit 68 ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-24
  • Wearable technology to manage patients with Parkinson’s disease
    The researchers are also looking at the application of aural stimulus some that patients with Parkinson's disease carry out exercises and to improve some motor aspects. The new technologies have been outlined in the journal Sensors, in a research paper ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-22
  • Rock Steady boxing offers a way for Parkinson’s patients to fight back
    By teaching those with Parkinson's to jab, uppercut, and left hook, the exercise increases their mobility in hands, feet and even in their language. Parkinson's disease can cause hand tremors, balance issues, or difficulty speaking. "This is going to be a ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-21
  • Avera Medical Minute AMcK: Living well with Parkinson’s Disease
    It was very fortunate that just at that time I started calling around, one of the physical therapists here had undergone training for the exercise program known as ‘Power 4 Life’ which is specifically for Parkinson’s patients,” said Tidwell. ... read more
    Source: Bing News (Exercise)Published on 2017-07-19
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