Parkinson's Disease

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Name: Parkinson's Disease
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Air pollution in 'megacities' may be linked to neurologic diseases in children

Children who live in so-called “megacities” such as Mexico City appear to be at increased risk of brain inflammation and “neurodegenerative changes,” possibly putting them at risk of diseases such as Alzherimer’s or Parkinson’s disease.According to a ... [Published Examiner.com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 5 reports

Billy Connolly’s regret over tragic Robin Williams

COMEDIAN Billy Connolly said he "could have done more" to help tragic actor Robin Williams, who was found hanged last month.The Scot, commonly known as the ‘Big Yin’, described his friend Williams as “a joy to be around”.The 71-year-old, who like Williams ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Solana Beach resident heads Parkinson’s Institute and Clinical Center

Carrolee Barlow Photo by AmyAnne PhotographyBy Joe TashWhen Carrolee Barlow was appointed CEO of an organization that researches and treats Parkinson’s disease earlier this year, it was a chance for her to bring together the skills, education and experience ... [Published Del Mar Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Open house celebrates $4.5 million VA research award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers at the National Veterans Affairs Brain Rehabilitation Research Center of Excellence in Gainesville have received $4.5 million to study the brain’s ability to recover from neural injury or disease.The center, a consortium ... [Published Chipley Bugle - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Falkirk is shining a light on Parkinson’s

A free event designed to give information and advice about Parkinson’s disease will take place in the Park Hotel next week.Anyone who has the degenerative neurological condition or has a family member affected by it and wants to know more about it can ... [Published Falkirk Herald - 14 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

John W. Atkins III

John passed away on September 3rd in McLean, VA. He succumbed to complications from Parkinson's disease. He was born in Lancaster PA, the son of Dr. John W. Atkins and Jean B. Atkins. He graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School in Lancaster in 1961 and ... [Published Lancaster Online - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63uNdFZLuy0&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease A smell test could someday be one of the tools to screen ... [Published Mayo Clinic - YouTube - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

[VIDEO] Google Joins Fight against Parkinson's Disease through Purchase of Spoon

Google Inc (NASDAQ: GOOG) recently acquired Lift Labs, a small firm that manufactures a special spoon to make it easier for individuals with Parkinson’s disease to eat, and in doing so is strengthening its presence in the hardware and biotech space .The ... [Published Healthcare Global - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Regenerative medicine moves one step closer to reality

OSAKA -- Friday's transplant of laboratory-created stem cells into a woman's eyes marks the first of a series of planned clinical trials of potential treatments for Parkinson's disease, spinal cord damage and other challenges that have defied doctors ... [Published Nikkei Asian Review - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Watch now: The first official trailer for 'I Am Ali'

The first look at the new documentary by Claire Lewins, which explores the legendary boxer's career, personal life and struggle with Parkinson's diseaseSay the name Muhammed Ali and you are unlikely to be greeted with a "who?" It's much more likely that ... [Published Buro 24/7 - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Moving beyond treatment to repairing the brain

By Michael J. DeCiccoContributing WriterNsGene Inc.’s innovative brain-repair therapy couldn’t have come at a better time, as one of the neurodegenerative diseases it would treat – Parkinson’s disease – has gotten a lot of press lately.Parkinson’s disease ... [Published Providence Business News - Sep 13 2014]
First reported Sep 13 2014 - Updated Sep 13 2014 - 1 reports

Brown professor gets $486K research grant

PROVIDENCE – Brown University neurosurgery assistant professor Dr. Wael Asaad has won a $486,000 award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to study the neuroscience of Parkinson’s disease.With the grant spread over the next three years from a Doris ... [Published Providence Business News - Sep 13 2014]

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"Many employers are actively looking for disabled workers. For example, many tech companies desire the exceptional skills of very bright people with autism."
...It's so easy to put your life on the back burner or to keep telling yourself, "After I get through this next project or reach this next goal, then I'll take some time for..." I'll let you fill in the blank
"All my friends are cyclists, and my husband works in the movie industry and worked with Robin," Kathy McLeod said. "We had to have some Marin County memorial for Robin, so why not a bike ride?"
"Investing in defining the central nervous system pathology associated with exposure to air pollutants in children is of pressing importance for public health" Calderón-Garcidueñas said

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At Your Service - Service Groups for Monday, Se... [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - 1 hour ago]
Rude Health: Perfect remedy [Published Irish Independent - 1 hour ago]
New Website Aims to Find Jobs for People With D... [Published Pro Bono Australia - 1 hour ago]
Is Your Business Taking Over Your Life? [Published Huffington Post - 2 hours ago]
A Q&A on the Future of Digital Health [Published Noodls - 3 hours ago]
'Fellow cyclist' Robin Williams honored in memo... [Published Marin Independent Journal - 3 hours ago]
Air pollution in 'megacities' may be linked to ... [Published Examiner.com - 3 hours ago]
Community calendar [Published Saratogian - 4 hours ago]
Billy Connolly’s regret over tragic Robin Williams [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 4 hours ago]
Billy Connolly’s regret over tragic Robin Williams [Published The Scotsman - 4 hours ago]
Health briefs: Family Health and Safety Fair is... [Published Steamboat Pilot & Today - 7 hours ago]
Solana Beach resident heads Parkinson’s Institu... [Published Del Mar Times - 7 hours ago]
Gene Therapies Push Investors to Examine New Ar... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 7 hours ago]
Don’t be caught out – have a free flu jab [Published Spalding Guardian - 10 hours ago]
MARATHON SPECIAL: Thousands line streets for ‘f... [Published Derbyshire Times - 11 hours ago]
Arsh Shah Dilbagi: Teen turns breath into words... [Published Examiner.com - 11 hours ago]
Open house celebrates $4.5 million VA research ... [Published Chipley Bugle - 12 hours ago]
Understanding Pathways and Pathophysiologic Imp... [Published American Journal of Managed Care - 12 hours ago]
Billy Connolly: 'I could have done more to help... [Published itv.com - 13 hours ago]
Whatever your interest may be, there's a class ... [Published TriCities.com - 13 hours ago]
Billy Connolly: I could have done more to help ... [Published Herald Scotland - 13 hours ago]
Connolly 'could have helped Robin' [Published BT.com - 14 hours ago]
Falkirk is shining a light on Parkinson’s [Published Falkirk Herald - 14 hours ago]
Pettit: Dub, others, brought SWC back into view [Published Lubbock Online - 14 hours ago]
Outings lead to friendships [Published Northwest Tasmania Advocate - 15 hours ago]
Google buys startup Lift Labs to expand disease... [Published Chicago Daily Herald - 15 hours ago]
John W. Atkins III [Published Lancaster Online - 15 hours ago]
Datebook 9/14 [Published Enid News and Eagle - 16 hours ago]
Dwyer Jr., Lt. Colonel William J. [Published StarBanner.com - 17 hours ago]
McConnell, Thomas Grant [Published Daytona Beach News Journal - 18 hours ago]
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Gene Therapies Push Investors to Examine New Ar... [Published WSJ.com: Venture Capital Dispatch - 7 hours ago]
Advances in gene therapy are leading venture investors to fund treatments for conditions affecting a wider range of body systems. Venture firms have sunk more dollars into gene therapies since 2010, $715.8 million, than they did all of last decade, ...
Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can m... [Published Venturebeat - Sep 13 2014]
Above: The back of the Watch has two visible light sensors and two infrared sensors. Image Credit: Apple Physicians and digital health experts are encouraged by the level of accuracy suggested by the Apple Watch’s sensors but are still left wondering ...
Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease [Published Mayo Clinic - YouTube - Sep 13 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63uNdFZLuy0&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Early Screening Tools for Parkinson’s Disease A smell test could someday be one of the tools to screen ...
Google Buys Developer of Tremor-Canceling Tech [Published TechNewsWorld - Sep 12 2014]
Google has purchased Lift Labs, which produces battery-operated utensils that make it easier for people with essential tremor or Parkinson's disease to eat their meals.Parkinson's patients' hands shake, making it difficult for them to eat or drink. ...
Study warns on possible air pollution link to n... [Published Green Car Congress - Sep 12 2014]
Children living in polluted megacities are at increased risk for brain inflammation and neurodegenerative changes, including Alzheimer or Parkinson’s disease, according to a study led by University of Montana Professor Dr. Lilian Calderón-Garcidueñas ...
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Williams was suffering from Parkinson's, Cliff ... [Published Reuters Video: Entertainment - Aug 14 2014]
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Amarantus Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 27 2014]
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Initiation of Multiple Ascending Dose Phase 1 S... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Jul 31 2014]
Biotie updates outlook on tozadenant and SYN120 [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 30 2014]
Biotie interim report 1 January - 30 June 2014 [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 30 2014]
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