JULY-2015 UPDATE ON THE ROAD TO THE CURE

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[…ICBI Technology Capable of Treating Lewy Bodies Anywhere in the Patients….. and MJFF grant second award …. to continue its research…”] The Gut Connection to Parkinson’s disease ~ Presence of Lewy Bodies in the Gut To date, there are no diagnostic tests for Parkinson’s disease (PD). The presence of the blood-brain barrier (BBB) has impeded … [Read more...]

JULY Message from PRO President Jo Rosen

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PRO is starting July with FIRE WORKS in more ways than one, leading with the “UPDATE ON THE ROAD TO THE CURE” momentum created by the newest Michael J Fox Foundation grant. As the summer season hits it stride and things really heat up outside, PRO keeps things “crackin” inside as we send emails to our support group members (just to stay in … [Read more...]

PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS OF DEPRESSION

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By Beth W. Orenstein | Medically reviewed by Pat F. Bass III, MD, MPH Though the hallmark symptoms of depression are emotional (such as feelings of sadness and hopelessness), depression may also come with physical symptoms, including nausea, diarrhea, pain, and weight changes. Too often, however, people simply dismiss these health issues or fail … [Read more...]

GRADUATION DAY’S GIFT

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GRADUATION DAY’S GIFT Listed in: Inspirational Stories A young man was getting ready to graduate college. For many months he had admired a beautiful sports car in a dealer’s showroom, and knowing his father could well afford it, he told him that was all he wanted. As Graduation Day approached, the young man awaited signs that his father … [Read more...]

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels”…

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A STEVE JOBS QUOTE “Here's to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes... the ones who see things differently -- they're not fond of rules... You can quote them, disagree with them, glorify or vilify them, but the only thing you can't do is ignore them because they change things... they push … [Read more...]