PARKINSON’S DISEASE AND THE POTENTIAL OF CANNABIS THERAPY

Excerpts from the article first published in THC Magazine by Dr. Nicola Davies, July 2015 Medical marijuana may provide relief for patients with Parkinson’s disease, an ailment which has no known cure. Several pharmaceutical drugs have been manufactured to manage the symptoms, but as with most medications, the side effects can be very severe. … [Read more...]

JANUARY UPDATE “THE ROAD TO THE CURE”

UPDATE ON THE ROAD TO THE CURE A Look Back and a Look Forward We’re driving the “Road to the Cure”…the dream of changing the lives of over ten million people is not only a huge goal… Visibility 2015 has been a very good year for ICBI, particularly from a publicity/recognition point of view. While not spending additional funds on … [Read more...]

GETTING HELP WITH YOUR TREATMENT

Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN) is committed to helping patients in need get access to their medications by providing co-payment assistance. Patients can submit their application online by answering basic questions. Please check the specific disease page to see if funding is currently available. Please note that only eligible patients … [Read more...]

NOVEMBER UPDATE ON PARKINSON’S  “ROAD TO THE CURE” PROJECT

  What Others Are Doing to Deliver Drugs Across the Blood-Brain Barrier into the Brain? MIT Researchers claim to have successfully prevented the development of Parkinson’s… Procedure: Endoscopic skull base surgery for implantation of nasal mucosal graft … We have been telling you for the last 2–3 years that a La Jolla based biotech … [Read more...]

MEIGE’S SYNDROME

An Encyclopedia Of Other Diseases And Conditions Resembling Parkinson’s Disease Addendum  In the August 2015 issue we listed a great number of A-Typical, or ParkinsonISMS, or diseases that mimic Parkinson’s. Through our work, we’ve found another. Meige syndrome is a rare neurological movement disorder characterized by involuntary and often … [Read more...]