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Parkinson's Disease Newswire

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  1. 'I am a Parkinson's-disease warrior'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Kiama Independent

    TAKING ACTION: Colin Woodcroft will be speaking at the Family History Centre, sharing his journey with Parkinson's Disease. Picture: supplied.


  2. Roberta Peters | Opera singer, 86Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Roberta Peters, 86, who debuted at the Metropolitan Opera at age 20 on five hours' notice and became a reigning soprano of her era, delighting audiences for decades with performances on stage, in commercials and on The Ed Sullivan Show , died Wednesday at an assisted-living facility in Rye, N.Y. The cause was Parkinson's disease, said her son Paul Fields. Ms. Peters' maiden entrance at the Met could scarcely have been more dramatic, even if it had been scripted by a librettist.


  3. Three things I learned taking care of my elderly parents - Sun, 22 Jan 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Spokesman-Review

    ... progressive lung disease. For my father, it was Lewy body dementia, which shares some symptoms with Parkinson's disease, such as tremors and problems with walking or balance. These are just my observations; I don't know if others have had a similar ...


  4. The science of mind over bodyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

    ... mechanism as you would get if you take a drug. You haven't just imagined it, it's really there. Or in Parkinson's disease, for example, patients who respond to placebo get a flood of dopamine in the brain. This is the neurotransmitter that they are ...


  5. David Hibbard: Amending aid-in-dying law a bad prescriptionRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Daily Camera

    ... pain and suffering as they die. I feel deeply grateful for this law because I personally have both Parkinson's disease and a slowly progressive form of Leukemia. I am acutely aware of the very difficult road that may lie ahead. The law now gives ...


  6. Embryonic stem cell extracts: use in differentiation and reprogramming.Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | CiteULike

    ... reased when used in cell therapy for many debilitating human diseases for which there is no cure such as Parkinson's disease, Alzheimer's disease, diabetes and others.


  7. 41st President Bush shows improvement in ICU, doctors may release wife SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Fox News

    ... couple in American history. Bush became president in 1989 and served for one term. He has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a motorized scooter or a wheelchair for mobility. He was hospitalized in 2015 in Maine after breaking a bone in his neck ...


  8. 2 Former president's breathing tube indicates severe pneumoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | New Jersey Herald

    In this Nov. 11, 2014, file photo, former President George H.W. Bush acknowledges the crowd at his presidential library before his son former President George W. Bush discusses his new book "41: A Portrait of My Father" in College Station, Texas. Former President George H.W. Bush, who has been admitted to a Houston hospital with pneumonia, has used a motorized scooter or a wheelchair in recent years because of vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics Parkinson's disease.


  9. George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush remain in hospital, but improvingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | WHQT-FM Hollywood

    ... Wednesday by McGrath said. Doctors performed a procedure to clear his airway. Bush has a form of Parkinson's disease and uses a motorized scooter or wheelchair to get around. Despite that, he marked his 90th birthday with a tandem parachute jump in ...


  10. George H.W. Bush has severe pneumonia: reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Bay Area Business Woman

    Former President George H.W. Bush was recently hospitalized for pneumonia in Houston, and reports that he is on a breathing tube indicates the diagnosis is severe. Doctors think he has vascular parkinsonism, a rare syndrome that mimics the effects of Parkinson's disease.


  11. Pathogenic LRRK2 variants are gain-of-function mutations that enhance ...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | CiteULike

    LRRK2 mutations and risk variants increase susceptibility to inherited and idiopathic Parkinson's disease, while recent studies have identified potential protective variants. This, and the fact that LRRK2 mutation carriers develop symptoms and brain pathology almost indistinguishable from idiopathic Parkinson's disease, has led to enormous interest in this protein.


  12. Overexpression of Buffy enhances the loss of parkin and suppresses...Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | CiteULike

    Mutations in parkin and Pink1 are responsible for autosomal recessive forms of early onset Parkinson's disease . Attributed to the failure of neurons to clear dysfunctional mitochondria, loss of gene expression leads to loss of nigrostriatal neurons.


  13. PINK1 alleviates myocardial hypoxia-reoxygenation injury by ameliorating mitochondrial dysfunction.Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | CiteULike

    PTEN inducible kinase-1 mutant induces mitochondrial dysfunction of cells, resulting in an inherited form of Parkinson's disease. However its exact role in the cardiomyocytes is unclear.


  14. The best part of the dayaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bangor Daily News

    ... positively change people's lives. She is doing just that! She has worked with clients struggling with Parkinson's disease to help them improve their balance, stamina, and overall quality of life. Katie has worked with clients to help them lose over ...


  15. Mr. Parkinsona s even nuttier than usualRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Harlan Daily Enterprise

    ... roller coaster and I'm stuck on the ride. The neurologists tell me that this is not a common symptom of Parkinson's Disease, or at least not one they've heard before. On the other hand, they also tell me that strange peculiarities among their other ...


  16. Epic 24-hour football game nets Haven charity over A 2700Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    ... and their families affected by illnesses like cancer, motor neurone disease, multiple sclerosis and Parkinson's disease. The Haven is close to the Gilmour brothers' heart as their mother has degenerative condition multiple sclerosis and is a ...


  17. Community CalendarRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Fort Morgan Times

    ... Assembly Room. Info: 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 , at The Course at Petteys ...


  18. All about the David Bowie tribute concert at The WilternRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | LA Daily News

    ... and create music to help people with brain-related disorders, such as autism and Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. In 2014, Garson wrote and performed the “Symphonic Suite for Healing,” which has since been released on CD and DVD. ...


  19. GastineauRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    Mark Gastineau, one of the most feared pass-rushers of the 1980s who helped anchor the Jets' famed "New York Sack Exchange" defensive line, announced Thursday he is suffering from dementia, Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease - the result he says of the hits he delivered and took during his 10-year NFL career. "You know, my first reaction was that I didn't believe it.


  20. Frank's Restaurant to close after 88 years in SchulenburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chron

    An image from Yelp shows Frank's Restaurant in Schulenburg, Texas. The 88-year-old business is shutting down because the owner wishes to take care of her mother who is suffering from Parkinson's disease.