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

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THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) Including Plans for 2015-2016 “Patients may not care about detecting the pathogen … because they know they have the disease … and all they want is … to make them function normally.” Supported, in part, by a Michael J Fox Foundation Grant ~ As a part of human clinical trials, each drug is subjected to a … [Read more...]

HOPE IN MOTION

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By: Tony Leather, Woodchester, United Kingdom Parkinson’s brings new experiences we don’t really want, decisions we’d prefer not to make, and challenges that, given the choice, we’d really rather not face. Parkinson’s doesn’t care—it progresses anyway. We try to bear the physical, mental, and emotional anguish, the various indignities and … [Read more...]

HEALTHY MAKES HAPPY: 5 NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FOR A HEALTHIER LIFE AND A HAPPY 2015

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As the calendar turns to New Year 2015, what resolutions should you make to get healthier and happier in the next 12 months? Here is what I recommend to my patients, family and friends. Get health insurance. This is sometimes easier than before the implementation of the Accountable Care Act since pre-existing condition requirements have ended, … [Read more...]

IT’S THAT GIFTING TIME OF YEAR

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Ronald A. Fatoullah, Esq. As the month of December is upon us, many of us get caught up with end of year planning. There are various techniques individuals can engage in that will ultimately serve to either eliminate or reduce their overall estate and gift taxes. Now is the time to address this planning rather than waiting until the eleventh … [Read more...]

Dancing for Those Who Cannot

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Kitty St. Amand, owner of Younger By Tonight Day Spa, is dancing for her favorite charity, Parkinson’s Resource Organization(PRO), at the 2015 Dancing with Our Stars Event. Said to be the best interactive gala in the desert area, the event features couples who dance to raise funds for their charity of choice. In addition to running a beautiful … [Read more...]

DEPRESSION AND THERAPY FOR PEOPLE WITH PARKINSON’S

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A person doesn’t have to have Parkinson’s to become depressed. From a survey taken in 2005 it indicated that about 6.7 percent of U.S. adults ages 18 and older have depression. Depression affects YOUR entire BODY not only your brain and behavior. Depression has been linked with Parkinson’s disease. Depression is its own health issue. When both … [Read more...]

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

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THE SAN DIEGO BIOTECH COMPANY (SDBC) “…with adequate resources, persistence and luck, scientists can develop a drug for controlling mutant LRRK2…. controlling the function of mutant LRRK2 will become a reality” Making history, the PARKINSON’S ROAD TO THE CURE continues ….. LRRK2 and the Parkinson’s Connection Parkinson’s disease is a … [Read more...]