UPDATE on ROAD TO CURE PARKINSON’S

STEMCELLS-SMALL

STEM CELLS Just as we were going to press we received information that one of the SDBC’s Canadian collaborators has shown that the iodine -125 labeled alpha-synuclein SM penetrated the Blood Brain Barrier in the brain of the mice. The historic validation of this science further confirms its place at the forefront of the reversal of Parkinson’s … [Read more...]

ALUMINUM FOIL AND PARKINSON’S

ALUMINUM FOIL AND PARKINSON'S

Perhaps everyone has aluminum foil in their kitchens, by the BBQ, or taken with us to the camp site to use on the fire or afterwards to store our cooked food. It has so many uses. However when it comes to using aluminum in food preparation and storage, what has science informed us? Aluminum foil is safe when used cold, like wrapping a sandwich … [Read more...]

FDA APPROVES NORTHERA TO TREAT NEUROGENIC ORTHOSTATIC HYPOTENSION

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For Immediate Release: Feb. 18, 2014 – The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Northera capsules (droxidopa) for the treatment of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (NOH). NOH is a rare, chronic and often debilitating drop in blood pressure upon standing that is associated with Parkinson’s disease, multiple-system atrophy, and pure … [Read more...]

TRANSCRANIAL DIRECT CURRENT STIMULATION (tDCS)

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by Stacy Hennis, PT, Owner of New Beginnings Physical Therapy Newer research is showing the benefits of using a weak electrical signal through the brain to help with all body functions. Studies have examined, with positive results, everything from depression, sleep, motor problems, addiction, cognitive tasks, speech…the list goes on. By either … [Read more...]

GROWING OUR TEAM- WITH EXCELLENCE

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Are you eager to make a difference? Interested in helping an organization grow in its efforts to help others? Are you a self starter with personal goals and expectations? If so, Parkinson’s Resource Organization invites you to consider representing the WELLNESS VILLAGE.  With your own initiative, ideas and follow through JOIN THE PRO TEAM and GROW … [Read more...]

GROWING UP WITH THE ELEPHANT IN THE LIVING ROOM

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By Ross Bonander  Initially published March 1992 I was fourteen when my father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease (PD), and until a year ago, I couldn’t have told you the day, month or even year that he was diagnosed. I was oblivious to it all. Certainly I wasn’t the only one who denied his disease; in fact, I’d argued that denial was a major … [Read more...]

TREATMENT OFFERS HOPE

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By Risto Hurme, DDS For over 30 years, with a special focus on treating TMD disorders, we try to educate as much as we can about TMJ, with case histories, articles, and other sources of information. TMD has been implicated in movement disorders such as Parkinson’s disease Could Parkinson’s disease actually be an advanced stage of TMD … [Read more...]