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Over half of cannabis users with Parkinson's disease report clinical benefits

With medicinal cannabis now legalized in many parts of the world, there is growing interest in its use to alleviate symptoms of many illnesses including Parkinson's disease (PD). According to results of a survey of PD patients in Germany in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, over 8% of patients with PD reported using cannabis products and more than half of those users (54%) reported a beneficial clinical effect.
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Study examines association between gut mycobiome and Parkinson’s disease

The bacterial gut microbiome is strongly associated with Parkinson's disease (PD), but no studies had previously investigated he role of fungi in the gut.
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Study suggests that gut fungi are not associated with Parkinson's disease

The bacterial gut microbiome is strongly associated with Parkinson's disease (PD), but no studies had previously investigated he role of fungi in the gut. In this novel study published in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease, a team of investigators at the University of British Columbia examined whether the fungal constituents of the gut microbiome are associated with PD.
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How TikTok crowdsourced an open-source 3D-printed pill bottle opener plan for people with Parkinson's

The Auto Pill Bottle is a pretty cool invention that automatically dispenses pills, instead of forcing people with physical disabilities such as Parkinson's Disease to struggle with pressing down and unscrewing the bottle cap. But the story behind it is even cooler. — Read the rest
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Simple vision tests can predict Parkinson's dementia before it begins

Simple vision tests can predict which people with Parkinson's disease will develop cognitive impairment and possible dementia 18 months later, according to a new study by UCL researchers.
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General health checkups may detect early signs of Parkinson's disease

A research team led by Nagoya University in Japan has found that blood pressure, the hematocrit, and serum cholesterol levels change in patients with Parkinson's disease long before the onset of motor symptoms. This finding may pave the way for early diagnosis and treatment of the disease.
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Eye tests predict Parkinson's-linked cognitive decline 18 months ahead

Simple vision tests can predict which people with Parkinson's disease will develop cognitive impairment and possible dementia 18 months later, according to a new study by UCL researchers.In a related study, the researchers also found that structural and functional connections of brain regions become decoupled throughout the entire brain in people with Parkinson's disease, particularly among people with vision problems.
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Researchers find potential biomarkers of Parkinson's disease

A research team led by Nagoya University in Japan has found that blood pressure, the hematocrit (the percentage of red blood cells in blood), and serum cholesterol levels change in patients with Parkinson's disease long before the onset of motor symptoms.
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Donald G. Tober, the Sweet'N Low magnate and Sugar Foods CEO, has died by suicide, say reports

AP Donald G. Tober, CEO of Sugar Foods Corporation and Sweet'N Low magnate, died Friday, according to The New York Post. Tober, 89, had been a driving force behind Sweet'N Low, the little pink packets of artificial sweetener.  "He was bigger than life," Steve Odell, Tober's business partner of 51 years, told the Post. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The man who helped put pink Sweet'N Low packets on millions of tables died on Friday. Donald G. Tober, chairman of Sugar ...
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MIND and Mediterranean diets associated with later onset of Parkinson's disease

A new study from UBC researchers suggests a strong correlation between following the MIND and Mediterranean diets and later onset of Parkinson's disease (PD). While researchers have long known of neuroprotective effects of the MIND diet for diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia, this study is the first to suggest a link between this diet and brain health for Parkinson's disease (PD).
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In passing of Yazdani’s Zend, Mumbai has lost a master baker

“Get rid of your cough, eat my ginger biscuit.” The baker who kneaded such happy prescriptions into Mumbai’s gut via the blackboard of the iconic Yazdani bakery in Fort is no more. Zend Meherwan Zend, the jovial co-owner of the six-decade-old Irani bakery who said bread must have a bite to it and who did not let Parkinson’s disease keep him from sipping tea or relishing ice-cream at the cash counter, passed away at age 86 this past Sunday. Article by Sharmila Ganesan Ram | TNN With the departu...
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Co-owner of Fort’s Yazdani Bakery, Zend Meherwan Zend, dies at 86

Food historian Kurush Dalal recalls Zend as the baker who wasn’t afraid to experiment and wished to give his customers quality products. Sitting behind the cash counter or instructing staff by the woodfire oven, Zend Meherwan Zend was synonymous with Yazdani Bakery. He was a regular at the iconic bakery in Fort, even after being afflicted with acute Parkinson’s in his later years. On Sunday, Zend died due to advancing age. He was 86. Food historian Kurush Dalal recalls Zend as the baker who ...
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Neil Sheehan, reporter who broke story on Pentagon Papers, dies at 84

By Will Lester | Associated Press WASHINGTON — Neil Sheehan, a reporter and Pulitzer Prize-winning author who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers for The New York Times and who chronicled the deception at the heart of the Vietnam War in his epic book about the war, died Thursday. He was 84. Sheehan died Thursday morning of complications from Parkinson’s disease, said his daughter, Catherine Sheehan Bruno. His account of the Vietnam War, “A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vie...
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Focused ultrasound shows potential to benefit people with Parkinson's disease

A scalpel-free alternative to brain surgery has the potential to benefit people with Parkinson's disease symptoms that are much more severe on one side of the body, new research suggests.
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Focused ultrasound shows promise for Parkinson's disease

A scalpel-free alternative to brain surgery has the potential to benefit people with Parkinson's disease symptoms that are much more severe on one side of the body, new research suggests.
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Neuroscientists track gene expression to gain insights into drug addiction, Parkinson's disease

Two MIT neuroscientists have received grants from the G. Harold and Leila Y. Mathers Foundation to screen for genes that could help brain cells withstand Parkinson's disease and to map how gene expression changes in the brain in response to drugs of abuse.
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Developing a new approach to treat walking problems in people with Parkinson’s disease

A revolutionary approach to targeting and treating walking problems in people with Parkinson’s disease is being developed at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
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Star Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch dies aged 75

English performer played bounty hunter Boba Fett in original trilogyStar Wars actor Jeremy Bulloch, who played Boba Fett in the original films, has died aged 75.The English actor died in hospital on Thursday from “health complications following his many years living with Parkinson’s disease”, according to his agent. Continue reading...
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Prevail Therapeutics surges 86% on news of a $1 billion buyout by Eli Lilly

FILE PHOTO: Lilly logo on a wall of Lilly France, part of Eli Lilly and Co, in Fegersheim, France Reuters Prevail Therapeutics rallied as much as 86% in early Tuesday trading after Eli Lilly announced it will buy the firm for up to $1 billion.The pharmaceutical giant will pay $22.50 per share for Prevail. A non-tradable contingent value right can be worth up to an additional $4 per share and hinges on a Prevail product winning regulatory approval.The acquisition is expected to close in the ...
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Wholesome Health at Integrative Medica

Are you looking for specialized doctors who provide standard medical care (allopathic medicine) and alternative medical treatment to treat lifelong conditions that impair your life completely? Integrative Medica has highly experienced doctors who practice naturopathic medicine. This is a practice that involves the use of natural and non-invasive measures that promotes self-healing. They employ naturopathy practices to diagnose and identify the disease’s cause correctly and revitalize the body by...
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Michael J. Fox reflects on embracing a second retirement

Michael J. Fox discusses acting with Parkinson's and his plans for a second retirement. Anderson Cooper Full Circle airs Tuesday - Friday next week at 6p E.T.
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LA Marathon rescheduled for May due to coronavirus

By STEVEN HERBERT | City News Service LOS ANGELES — The 2021 Los Angeles Marathon has been rescheduled for May 23 and the LA Big 5K to May 22 because of the coronavirus pandemic, pending final approval of all city partners, applicable health departments and other governmental agencies, organizers announced. The 36th edition of the marathon had been scheduled to run March 21 and the LA Big 5K for March 20. LA Big 5K is customarily run on the eve of the marathon. The McCourt Foundation also announ...
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Researchers use AI technology to evaluate speech disorders related to Parkinson's disease

The COVID-19 pandemic is leading a Purdue University innovator to make changes as she works to provide new options for people with Parkinson's disease.
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Michael J Fox: ‘Every step now is a frigging math problem, so I take it slow’

After living with Parkinson’s for 30 years, the actor still counts himself a lucky man. He reflects on what his diagnosis has taught him about hope, acting, family and medical breakthroughsThe last time I spoke to Michael J Fox, in 2013, in his office in New York, he was 90% optimistic and 10% pragmatic. The former I expected; the latter was a shock. Ever since 1998, when Fox went public with his diagnosis of early-onset Parkinson’s disease, he has made optimism his defining public characteristi...
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Loneliness in Parkinson's disease may increase risk for symptom severity

Research from UCLA scientists and colleagues from other institutions finds that people with Parkinson's disease who lack meaningful social interactions may be at an increased risk for severe symptoms related to the disease.
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Loneliness in Parkinson's disease may lead to worsening of symptoms

Research from UCLA scientists and colleagues from other institutions finds that people with Parkinson's disease who lack meaningful social interactions may be at an increased risk for severe symptoms related to the disease.
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CMU researchers develop new technique for isolating brain cells associated with Parkinson's disease

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a new technique for isolating a type of brain cell associated with Parkinson's disease symptoms, enabling them to study that cell type in detail.
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New technique isolates brain cells associated with Parkinson's disease

Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed a new technique for isolating a type of brain cell associated with Parkinson's disease symptoms, enabling them to study that cell type in detail.
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Patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease may actually have NIID, shows study

A joint study by the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) revealed that patients who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease might actually have NIID instead.
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83-Year Old Indian Tribal Rights Activist with Parkinson's requests a straw to drink while awaiting trial. India's National...

The 83-year-old tribal rights activist suffers from Parkinson's disease.
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