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New Drug ProSavin Offers Parkinson’s Symptoms Relief In Phase I Trial

By John Ericson, www.medicaldaily.com Initial results from a clinical study suggest that a new gene-based therapy may help alleviate the

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Stanford Researchers Making Advancements in Parkinson’s Treatment

By Bruce Goldman, www.sanbrunopatch.com “We have high hopes that discoveries…will fuel the development of new, personalized treatments for a range

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Medtronic’s Deep Brain Stimulators With Recording Function Implanted in First U.S. Patients

www.medgadget.com  Deep brain stimulation (DBS) has been a therapeutic option, but mostly an experimental one, for a number of neurological

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The Davis Phinney Foundation to Unite Jacksonville Parkinson’s Community for a Special Day of Education and Inspiration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendy Emanuel 773-255-9580 wendy@wellspringcom.com The Victory Summit® Event to Feature Movement Disorder Experts, Information-Sharing on Key

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Updated Labeling Supports Quality of Life Improvements for Patients Treated with Medtronic DBS Therapy for Advanced Parkinson’s Disease

COMMUNITY ACTION ALERT Positive News for People with Parkinson’s disease:  Medtronic, Inc. has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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Treating Alzheimer’s And Parkinson’s With The Same Drug Might Be Possible (But Don’t Get Your Hopes Up Yet)

By Roxanne Palmer, www.ibtimes.com Israeli scientists have found a drug that holds promise for a range of brain diseases, including Alzheimer’s,

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A telemedicine case study tries virtual house calls in patients with Parkinson’s disease

by Deanna Pogorelc, www.medcitynews.com Virtual house calls are feasible and well-received among people with Parkinson’s disease, according to a telemedicine case study

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Congratulations to Davis Phinney, recipient of the 2014 Alan Bonander Humanitarian Award

www.unitywalk.org Philanthropist, Parkinson’s advocate, author, media personality, athlete; at 54 years old, Davis Phinney has accomplished himself throughout his diverse

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Free LSVT Speech Treatment for Parkinson’s Symposium in Boulder, CO

You are invited to attend a two-hour interactive symposium on speech disorders and speech treatment for people with Parkinson disease (PD). This

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Fungus ‘may cause symptoms of Parkinson’s disease’

www.medicalnewstoday New research has suggested that a compound often exuded by fungus could be linked to symptoms of Parkinson’s disease.

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