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Margaret Swope
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InMotion keeps Parkinson’s community moving
BECKY RASPE |  December 12, 2017 Karen Jaffe In Motion, a nonprofit health and wellness resource center for those living with Parkinson’s disease, finds itself in a unique position. It’s one of the only centers dedicated to Parkinson’s disease support and o...

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EARLY WEIGHT LOSS IN PARKINSON’S DISEASE
12th December 2017  Weight changes over time in people with Parkinson’s Disease and in those with atypical
parkinsonism and can be associated with an increased risk of dependency, dementia and
death.  People with Parkinson’s Disease are generally lighter th...

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7 Hand Exercises to Help People With Parkinson’s Disease
DECEMBER 12, 2017   BY WENDY HENDERSON  https://youtu.be/Ez2GeaMa4c8 In this video from  Invigorate Physical Therapy and Wellness , a physical therapist named Madi demonstrates some simple hand and wrist exercises that may be useful for people suffering fro...

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FDA Clears Deep-Brain Stimulation System for Parkinson's
 Megan Brooks   December 12, 2017 The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Boston Scientific's  Vercise  deep-brain stimulation (DBS) system to treat symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD), the company has announced. According to Boston Scientif...

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Study Links Parkinson’s Patients’ Depression to Deterioration of White Matter in Their Brains .
DECEMBER 12, 2017 BY CATARINA SILVA IN NEWS Researchers at China’s  Nanjing Medical University  have found a link between Parkinson’s patients’  depression  and deterioration of white matter in their brains, particularly on the left side. Their work, “ Impa...
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