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  1. Test For Parkinson's Disease Moves Step CloserRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | LBC 97.3

    Scientists say they have identified a molecule in the spinal fluid of Parkinson's disease patients which may open the door to an early-stage test. They say that if the disease is spotted early enough, people with the molecule could take part in trials to test new medicines that could slow or even stop the disease.

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  2. NeuroDerm Ltd. (NDRM) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results, Hits EstimatesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Daily Political

    ... The Company is engaged in developing treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, primarily Parkinson's disease, as well as other CNS diseases. The Company is developing ND0612H for the treatment of patients suffering from severe ...

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  3. Learning to swim at 75. Why not?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Watertown Daily Times

    ... I should mention that I'm also doing this because my doctor says exercise is the best thing for fighting Parkinson's disease. But let's not make a big deal of that. The swimming was my idea, my symptoms are minimal and anyway, this is a ...

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  4. Parkinson's experts meeting in Las Vegas discuss new technology treatmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Las Vegas Review Journal

    ... Aug. 20, 2016. Jason Ogulnik/Las Vegas Review-Journal Although science has yet to find a cure for Parkinson's disease, new technologies have proved valuable in monitoring and administering treatments for controlling its symptoms. About a ...

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  5. New test may help detect Parkinson's disease in early stages of illnessRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Medical News

    A test that can detect Parkinson's disease in the early stages of the illness has moved a step closer. Scientists have developed a way of detecting a molecule linked to the condition in samples of spinal fluid from patients.

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  6. New Non-Invasive Treatment Helping Essential Tremors SufferersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... way of life. For years he has lived with essential tremors. The visual condition may put you in mind of Parkinson's Disease, but unlike Parkinson's, essential tremor is viewed as a benign disease causing abnormalities in the brain. "My tremor got ...

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  7. Donald Trump will submit to public medical records release - but only if Clinton willRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    ... Both he and his supporters have been questioning her stamina and alleging everything from CTE to Parkinson's disease for weeks. After questions have come up about the information Trump's doctor previously released, Trump is now officially pledging ...

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  8. Prothena Corp. (PRTA) Shares Sold by Fisher Asset Management LLCRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... candidates targets a range of indications, including Amyloid Light-chain (AL) amyloidosis (NEOD001), Parkinson's disease and other related synucleinopathies (PRX002), and inflammatory diseases, including psoriasis (PRX003). Want to see what other ...

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  9. Is it common for those with dementia to quit smiling?Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Advocate

    ... could be associated with the type of dementia your grandmother has. For example, a secondary symptom of Parkinson's disease includes difficulty showing facial expressions, including smiling and frowning. Additionally, frontotemporal dementia causes ...

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  10. Sharing memories, forming bonds outcome of poetry group at Plaza West Care CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Capital-Journal

    ... on different formats such as haikus and limericks. Some residents aren't able to write because they have Parkinson's disease so Chamberlain has recorded what they say and written poems. They were so excited to hear their memories in a poem, she ...

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  11. Scientists close on test for early-stage Parkinson's diseaseRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Parkinson's disease causes the progressive loss of neurons involved in movement, leading to uncontrollable tremors, rigid muscles and poor balance. An estimated 127,000 people in the UK have the disease.

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  12. Parkinson's protein test could lead to earlier diagnosisRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    The accumulation of the protein alpha-synuclein is thought to cause the progressive degeneration of the neurons that leads to the symptoms of Parkinson's disease A test of how sticky a protein molecule is could help diagnose the early stages of Parkinson's disease, a study from the University of Edinburgh suggests. Sticky clumps of the molecule are found in the brain cells of people with Parkinson's - and in those of some dementia sufferers.

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  13. A Is for AuntRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Psychology Today

    ... role as my nephews' Aunt Susan. Not long after my younger nephew was born, my mother was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease. She held her own for a while, but over the next few years, as the disease progressed, my brother found himself juggling ...

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  14. Parkinson's Support Group organizing SuperWalkRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The News

    Since then, he has played a key role in bringing Parkinson's disease greater awareness as part of the Pictou County Parkinson Support Group and would like to see more people get involved, especially with the upcoming SuperWalk. "This is a big undertaking, organizing the SuperWalk, and the people of Pictou County have always been great to donate their support to it, as well as all the other disease and disability fundraisers in the county," says the 64-year-old Stellarton resident.

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  15. Minerva Neurosciences Inc. (NERV) Lifted to Buy at Zacks Investment ResearchRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... will initially target the treatment of schizophrenia, major depressive disorder (MDD), insomnia, and Parkinson's disease. Its product candidates include MIN-101, MIN-117, MIN-202 and MIN-301. Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. is based in Cambridge, MA, ...

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  16. Prothena Corp. (PRTA) Shares Up 1.4%Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Daily Political

    ... uct candidates targets a range of indications, including Amyloid Light-chain (AL) amyloidosis (NEOD001), Parkinson's disease and other related synucleinopathies (PRX002), and inflammatory diseases, including psoriasis (PRX003).

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  17. Parkinson's study could pave way for early detection testRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | EurekAlert!

    A test that can detect Parkinson's disease in the early stages of the illness has moved a step closer. Scientists have developed a way of detecting a molecule linked to the condition in samples of spinal fluid from patients.

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  18. Living Cell Technologies considers 'medical tourism' if Parkinson's therapy trial succeedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | NBR Newsroom

    Australasian biotech company Living Cell Technologies plans to treat patients for Parkinson's disease under a "medical tourism" model if its clinical trial under way in Auckland succeeds next year. The phase 11b clinical trial of 18 patients is under way at the University of Auckland and Mercy Hospital on its regenerative cell therapy NTCELL, which would be the world's first disease-modifying treatment for Parkinson's.

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  19. Baltimore Boxing Presents "Fight for Vince" September 15Read the original story

    22 hrs ago | PR.com

    ... Veazey recently suffered a heart attack that required triple bypass surgery. He is also is fighting Parkinson's disease and has been weighed down by medical bills. Veazey and his wife care for their two children Sean and Joey, both of whom fight for ...

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  20. Gene expression profiling of substantia nigra dopamine neurons:...Read the original story

    Yesterday | CiteULike

    Brain : a journal of neurology , Vol. 132, No. Pt 7. , pp. 1795-1809, doi:10.1093/brain/awn323 Parkinson's disease is caused by a progressive loss of the midbrain dopamine neurons in the substantia nigra pars compacta.

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