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Beyond Dopamine – Dr. Joseph Friedman

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Wiens Family Shows Bravery in the Face of Parkinson Disease

By Kay Quinn Healthbeat Reporter ST. LOUIS (KSDK) – Parkinson disease affects a million Americans. Actor Michael J. Fox has it, and St. Louis broadcaster Jack Buck was diagnosed before his death in 2002. Now, you can help support those with Parkinson by playing in a golf tournament to raise money for research and support […]

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WIBH Radio Interview

Our April 12th Morning Magazine was with Debbie Guyer of the Greater St. Louis Parkinson Disease Association. Read Full Story

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Parkinson’s Disease Won’t Stop Granite City Man

April 14, 2013 12:15 am • Jim Merkel jmerkel@yourjournal.com It’s 4 a.m., but Mark Whitehead is wide awake, playing Sweet Judy Blue Eyes on his guitar in his basement studio. When he’s done, he might work on his artwork with colored pencils, watercolor or oils; tinker with the recordings he’s made of his music or […]

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Discovering New Causes of Parkinson’s

A new study suggests that exposure to the common industrial solvent TCE or trichloroethylene may lead to Parkinson’s disease. Host Steve Curwood speaks with Dr. Samuel Goldman of The Parkinson’s Institute in California about the disease and how his team identified potential environmental causes. Read Full Story

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Younger Parkinson’s Patients Opt For Surgical Treatment

Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy In my opinion, some of NBC’s Nancy Snyderman reporting was unintentionally inaccurate or misleading when she said that: 1. DBS delivers “shocks” to the brain: This might imply that a DBS recipient would experience a sensation of “shocks” but that is not the […]

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David Phinney Interview With Lester Holt – NBC Nightly News

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Max Little: A Test For Parkinson’s With a Phone Call

Parkinson’s disease affects 6.3 million people worldwide, causing weakness and tremors, but there’s no objective way to detect it early on. Yet. Applied mathematician and TED Fellow Max Little is testing a simple, cheap tool that in trials is able to detect Parkinson’s with 99 percent accuracy — in a 30-second phone call. Max Little […]

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My Father, My Brother And Me

In 2004, FRONTLINE correspondent Dave Iverson received the same news that had been delivered to his father and older brother years earlier: He had Parkinson’s disease, a degenerative neurological disorder that affects more than 1 million Americans, the causes of which remain largely unknown and the cure for which has proved frustratingly elusive. In My […]

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Charlie Rose Brain Series 2 Episode 8: Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease

Charlie Rose Brain Series 2 Episode 8: Parkinson’s Disease and Huntington’s Disease with Eric Kandel of Columbia University, Stanley Fahn of Columbia University, Allen Goorin of Harvard University, Anne B. Young of Harvard University, Stanley B. Prusiner of University of California, and former race car driver Sam Posey. Read Full Story

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