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Can ultrasound treat Parkinson’s tremor?

Sunday January 13, 2013

Researchers at the University of Virginia are conducting a research study to investigate a new way of controlling tremor.

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Most popular posts of 2012

Saturday December 29, 2012

Wondering what others are reading about? We analyzed 17,000 views from 106 countries to determine the top 5 posts of 2012.

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What can you tell me about laser light therapy and Parkinson’s

Thursday August 16, 2012

Turns out light can stimulate cells to behave differently. Researchers at the University of Virginia School of Medicine studied the effect of a low-level, near-infrared laser on nerve cells taken from people with Parkinson’s disease

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Carrying the Olympic Torch for Parkinson’s today

Sunday July 08, 2012

Tom Isaacs age 44 carries the olympic through Welwyn Garden City today. With each step he will raise awareness about Parkinson’s and inspire others with his positive message, humour, inspiration and courage for people living with Parkinson’s disease and other chronic conditions.

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Hot Off the Press – Neupro approved by FDA

Wednesday April 04, 2012

Neupro (Rotigotine) is a dopaminergic agonist available in a skin patch. Many people benefited from Neupro in the past but it was taken off the market by the FDA when it was noted that some of the medicine crystalized on the patch and therefore did not get absorbed well through the skin.

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