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Placebo treatments stronger than doctors thought

Thursday February 25, 2010

When it comes to the placebo effect, it really may be mind over matter, a new analysis suggests.

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The Mask of Parkinson’s

Thursday February 25, 2010

Researchers explore the communications hurdles faced by those with Parkinson’s Disease and how they can be overcome.

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Another Reason I Can’t POSSIBLY Have Parkinson’s

Thursday February 25, 2010

OK, we already know that caffeine is supposedly neuroprotective and has a role in preventing Parkinson’s disease. I’ve been drinking coffee since I was 14. I have Parkinson’s.

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Parkinsons Disease Patches

Thursday February 25, 2010

As a good method of treatment, Parkinson’s disease patch is being developed for treating Parkinson’s disease. This is being developed as a good method of treating it orally. The need to develop a skin patch for Parkinson’s existed, due to the digestive tract of people affected by the disease.

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Loss of Smell and Parkinson’s Disease

Thursday February 25, 2010

A pre-diagnosed Parkinson symptom was the loss of my sense of smell. It rarely appears on medical information forms, and if brought up during examination noted but never gone further in discussion.

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Nanotech May Tap Into Your Mind

Thursday February 25, 2010

THE GIST:

The research is likely to provide relief for people with Parkinson's disease or overcoming stroke.
There are a number of hurdles to overcome, such as adverse immune responses and possible faults with the machinery.

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Dance classes for Parkinson's sufferers

Thursday February 18, 2010

A former teacher with the English National Ballet has turned her attention to dance classes for people suffering from Parkinson's disease.

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Ibuprofen May Help Stave Off Parkinson's

Thursday February 18, 2010

Regular use of ibuprofen, a common anti-inflammatory drug, significantly lowers the risk for developing Parkinson's disease, Harvard researchers report.

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Veterans speak out against burn pits

Thursday February 18, 2010

A range of health problems are linked to the pits on military bases in Iraq and Afghanistan. Toxic substances have been found in the smoke.

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Breakthrough technology for testing Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s drugs

Thursday February 18, 2010

In a breakthrough development for early drug research, Northeastern University scientists are now able to test, in real time, the impact of new drugs being developed to treat neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s.

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