Tag Archives: Parkinson’s disease

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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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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Cycling event through Beaver Valley supports Parkinson’s programs

By Ian Adams, www.simcoe.com It’s nothing new to see area roads chock-a-block with cyclists. This weekend, it’s for a good

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WOODY: And now, the rest of the Phinney family story

By Paul Woody pwoody@timesdispatch.com, www.richmond.com Connie Carpenter Phinney stretched her arms forward and placed her hands gently on the hands

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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center Names New Director

Dr. Holly Shill to Lead Acclaimed Center at Barrow Neurological Institute PHOENIX, Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Muhammad Ali Parkinson

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