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Increased risk of Parkinson’s disease in methamphetamine or other amphetamine users, CAMH study finds

Public release date: 26-Jul-2011 For immediate release – July 26 (Toronto) – People who abused methamphetamine or other amphetamine- like stimulants were more likely to develop Parkinson’s disease than those who did not, in a new study from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH). The researchers examined almost 300,000 hospital records from California…
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Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s - THE onset of Alzheimer’s disease can be slowed and some of its symptoms curbed by a natural compound that is found in pomegranate. Also, the painful inflammation that accompanies illnesses such as rheumatoid arthritis and Parkinson’s disease could be reduced, according to the…
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Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 13-Oct-2014 Disputed theory on Parkinson's origin strengthened Parkinson's disease is strongly linked to the degeneration of the brain's movement center. In the last decade, the question of where the disease begins has led researchers to a different part of the human anatomy. In 2003, the German neuropathologist Heiko Braak presented a theory…

A cup of joe may help some Parkinson’s disease symptoms

10 AUG 2012 MINNEAPOLIS – While drinking caffeine each day does not appear to help improve sleepiness among people with Parkinson’s disease, it may have a benefit in controlling movement, according to new research published in the August 1, 2012, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology . “Studies…
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Cinnamon May Be Used to Halt the Progression of Parkinson’s disease

" The study found that after oral feeding, ground cinnamon is metabolized into sodium benzoate, which then enters into the brain, stops the loss of Parkin and DJ-1, protects neurons, normalizes neurotransmitter levels, and improves motor functions in mice with PD." July 08, 2014 Study Results Published in the Journal of Neuroimmune Pharmacology (CHICAGO) – Neurological…
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Texas will spray for West Nile virus despite fears of insecticide risks – (Effects on IQ appear to be similar to lead exposure)

* Some Notes on The Dislogic Syndrome 1. Destruction of Honey Bees during a food crisis2. The Inhalation Risk to Children and Infants3. The Comparitive Dangers of West Nile Virus Compared to Pesticide Poisoning4. Duet is Highly Toxix to Aquatic Organisms. The Very Same Aquatic Organisms that Consume Mosquitos Links To Known Studies on Hazards...( This…
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Parkinson’s sufferer wins six figure payout from GlaxoSmithKline over drug that turned him into a ‘gay sex and gambling addict’

Father-of-two says he developed an uncontrollable passion for gay sex and gambling - at one point even selling his children's toys to fund his addiction Rob Williams Thursday, 29 November 2012 A French appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering GlaxoSmithKline to pay €197,000 (£159,000) to a man who claimed a drug given to him…
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Parkinson’s disease risk greater in those exposed to trichloroethylene / common agent in dry-cleaning solutions, adhesives, paints, and carpet cleaners

Public release date: 14-Nov-2011 Symptoms of disease may appear 10 to 40 years following exposure A novel study in twins found that exposure to trichloroethylene (TCE) — a hazardous organic contaminant found in soil, groundwater, and air — is significantly associated with increased risk of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Possibility of developing this neurodegenerative disease is…
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Brisk walking may improve symptoms of Parkinson’s

  MINNEAPOLIS – People with mild to moderate Parkinson's disease who regularly walk for exercise may improve their motor function, mood, tiredness, fitness and some aspects of thinking abilities, according to a study published in the July 2, 2014, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology.   "The results…
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Eating flavonoids protects men against Parkinson’s disease

  07 Apr 2012   Men who eat flavonoid-rich foods such as berries, tea, apples and red wine significantly reduce their risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, according to new research by Harvard University and the University of East Anglia (UEA).   Published today in the journal Neurology ®, the findings add to the growing body…
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Vitamin K2: New hope for Parkinson’s patients?

18 May 2012 Neuroscientist Patrik Verstreken, associated with VIB and KU Leuven, succeeded in undoing the effect of one of the genetic defects that leads to Parkinson’s using vitamin K2. His discovery gives hope to Parkinson’s patients. This research was done in collaboration with colleagues from Northern Illinois University (US) and will be published this…
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Research underway to create pomegranate drug to stem Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s

There is still no cure for the disease, but the punicalagin in pomegranate could prevent it or slow down its development. Dr. Olumayokun Olajide's research will now look to produce compound derivatives of punicalagin for a drug that would treat neuro-inflammation THE onset of Alzheimer's disease can be slowed and some of its symptoms curbed…
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Mark Worsfold, 54, says he was handcuffed by Surrey police officers ‘for not smiling’ while watching men’s cycling road race

Olympics spectator with Parkinson's wants 'exoneration' after arrest Mark Worsfold, 54, says he was handcuffed by Surrey police officers 'for not smiling' while watching men's cycling road race 'for not smiling' while watching men's cycling road race Lizzy Davies guardian.co.uk, Wednesday 8 August 2012 10.36 EDT The London 2012 men's cycling road race was watched by…
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Health Research Report 10 JUN 2013

Topics: Vitamin C found to kill Tuberculosis:including MDR-TB, XDR-TB by fenton reaction Statins prevent exercise benefits and erode skeletal muscle mitochondria Phosphatidyl Serine improve Familial Dysautonomia, Parkinsons, and IKAP protein LED lights shown to cause Blindness

Health Research Report 10 JUN 2013

Topics: Vitamin C found to kill Tuberculosis:including MDR-TB, XDR-TB by fenton reaction Statins prevent exercise benefits and erode skeletal muscle mitochondria Phosphatidyl Serine improve Familial Dysautonomia, Parkinsons, and IKAP protein LED lights shown to cause Blindness

Compound Formula Rehmannia alleviates dyskinesia in Parkinson’s disease

PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 5-May-2014 Levodopa is the preferred treatment for Parkinson's disease in the clinic. However, long-term use of levodopa may lead to various motor complications, among which levodopa-induced dyskinesia is the most common, severely affecting patients' quality of life. Dr. Jiancheng He and co-workers from Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine in China established…
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Cinnamon may be used to halt the progression of Parkinson’s disease

Cinnamon may be used to halt the progression of Parkinson's disease - The study found that after oral feeding, ground cinnamon is metabolized into sodium benzoate, which then enters into the brain, stops the loss of Parkin and DJ-1, protects neurons, normalizes neurotransmitter levels, and improves motor functions in mice with PD. * June 20…
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Researchers debunk ” the lack of dopamine ” myth about Parkinson’s disease

Researchers debunk ” the lack of dopamine ” myth about Parkinson’s disease - ” Scanning the brain of a patient suffering from Parkinson’s disease reveals that in spite of dopamine cell death, there are no signs of a lack of dopamine – even at a comparatively late stage in the process” * The Journal of…
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Eating berries may lower risk of Parkinson’s

Public release date: 13-Feb-2011 ST. PAUL, Minn. –New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples, oranges and other sources rich in dietary components called flavonoids. The study was released today and will…
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Common Chemical found in unripe fruits and yoghurt could serve as a protection against Parkinson’s

Potential basis for the treatment and prevention of Parkinson’s disease Max Planck researchers show that two products of the gene DJ-1 can increase the survival of neurons July 31, 2014 Parkinson’s disease affects neurons in the Substantia nigra brain region – their mitochondrial activity ceases and the cells die. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute…
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