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NPF and PDF Sign Letter of Intent to Merge

January 25, 2016 — John W. Kozyak, Chair of the Board of the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) and Howard D.

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Cholesterol Medication Simvastatin Tested As Potential Treatment For Parkinson’s Disease In New Clinical Trial

By Ali Venos, www.medicaldaily.com Parkinson’s disease remains a formidable problem, with approximately 60,000 Americans diagnosed with it each year. In

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High Uric-Acid Levels, Lower Risk of Parkinson’s?

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter www.usnews.com WEDNESDAY, Jan. 13, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Men with high levels of uric acid

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Researchers discover novel factor in Parkinson’s disease

www.medicalxpress.com A team of local researchers have discovered a previously unknown cellular defect in patients with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease, and

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Patient Engaged: Preventing and Managing Disease With Mobile Technology

By Dr. Kevin Campbell www.health.usnews.com   According to a Pew Research Center report released last month, Americans are engaged and connected like

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EVERY DOLLAR MATTERS.

Contributions from individuals account for nearly two-thirds of our annual operating budget. Your gift enables us to reach further, build

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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Announces FDA Priority Review of NUPLAZID™ (Pimavanserin) New Drug Application for Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

 http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=125180&p=irol-newsArticle&id=2105102PDUFA Date Set for May 1, 2016 SAN DIEGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov. 2, 2015– ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ACAD), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development

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Can A Cancer Drug Reverse Parkinson’s Disease And Dementia?

www.npr.org A drug that’s already approved for treating leukemia appears to dramatically reduce symptoms in people who have Parkinson’s disease

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How brain surgery and a 5K helped me reclaim my life after Parkinson’s Disease

By Marilyn Garateix, www.washingtonpost.com Five days before my 50th birthday, I found myself on the boardwalk on Hollywood Beach in

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A New Attack on Parkinson’s Disease

By Jon Palfreman, www.wsj.com One promising approach could also help with other neurodegenerative disorders, including Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease. Walking

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