Monthly Archives: July 2010

The Best Case Yet for Continuous Monitoring with Wearable Devices

This excellent article by Ivan Berger is the best I’ve seen yet at establishing the case for personal healthcare monitoring. Medicine Is Not One Size Fits All BY IVAN BERGER Everyone is unique. Medically speaking, that can be a problem. … Continue reading

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Early Detection of Cognitive Impairment, Dementia Significantly Reduces Healthcare Costs

July 20, 2010 (Honolulu, Hawaii) — Early detection, diagnosis, and care of individuals with newly diagnosed cognitive impairment and dementia can significantly reduce outpatient healthcare costs new research suggests. Presented here at the Alzheimer’s Association International Conference on Alzheimer’s Disease … Continue reading

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Add-On Parkinson’s Drugs Effective Against Levodopa Motor Complications

July 15, 2010 — A meta-analysis of published studies confirms the efficacy of adjuvant therapy, including dopamine agonists, catechol-O-methyl transferase inhibitors (COMTIs), or monoamine oxidase type B inhibitors (MAOBIs), in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) who develop motor complications on … Continue reading

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Parkinson’s UK – EU funding for new cell transplant trial for Parkinson’s – (formerly Parkinson’s Disease Society)

EU funding for new cell transplant trial for Parkinson’s 19 July 2010 The European Health Commission has awarded €12million for one of the largest ever trials of cell transplantation for people with Parkinson’s – co-ordinated by Parkinson’s UK-funded researcher Roger Barker. … Continue reading

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Real Insight Into Living With Parkinson’s Disease

Here’s a great resource for people like us – a real report on the impact of Parkinson’s Disease from somebody with first hand experience. There’s no shortage of content repeating press releases but very little genuine insight from people who … Continue reading

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Interested in Parkinson”s Disease – Follow Bill

If you are in anyway interested in Parkinson’s Disease there’s a MUST READ author you should follow – Parky Bill We’re involved in a research project targeting new ways of measuring the effect of Parkinson’s Disease on physical capabilities. The … Continue reading

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Understanding the Side Effects of Parkinson’s Disease Treatment – New Research

New Findings on Troubling Side Effects of Parkinson’s Medication – insciences One in every 100 elderly people suffers from Parkinson’s disease, a disease of the nervous system with symptoms including stiffness and shaking. The standard medication used to treat Parkinson’s … Continue reading

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