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Minot Daily News: Duncan Accepted Into Faculty Program At Parkinson’s Foundation

Renee Duncan, Minot State University nursing instructor, has been accepted into the Parkinson’s Foundation Edmond J. Safra Visiting Nurse Faculty program. Renee is one of 35 applicants selected into the 40-hour accredited “train the trainer” program.

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MedPage Today: Exercise May Put Brakes on QOL Declines in Parkinson's Friday, June 19, 2015

"SAN DIEGO -- Parkinson's patients who exercise regularly have slower declines in quality of life, researchers reported here.

Clinical Informatics News: Telemedicine Study Looks at Quality of Care for Parkinson’s Patients Thursday, June 18, 2015

The National Parkinson Foundation and University of Rochester researchers are collaborating on a year-long study comparing the efficacy of telemedicine to in-person community care and updating the term "house call" for the 21st century.

Healthy Aging: Study Reveals Impact of Exercise on Parkinson’s Disease Quality of Life Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Data released today from the National Parkin­son Foundation’s (NPF) Parkinson’s Out­comes Project shows that peo­ple with Parkinson’s dis­ease (PD) who start exer­cis­ing ear­lier expe­ri­ence a sig­nif­i­cant slower decline in qual­ity of life than those who start later. The study is being presented today by NPF researchers at the 19th International Congress of Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders in San Diego, CA.

Washington Jewish Week: JCC offers exercise program for people with Parkinson’s disease Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The JCC is teaming up with the National Parkinson Foundation Center for Excellence, which awarded the grant, and Georgetown University Hospital, to offer classes for both those who have Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers.

UF News: UF breakthrough measures Parkinson’s progression in the brain Tuesday, May 26, 2015

University of Florida researchers have identified a biomarker that shows the progression of Parkinson’s disease in the brain, opening the door to better diagnosis and treatment of the degenerative disease.

The Atlantic: Is Depression a Symptom of Parkinson's Disease? Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The link between Parkinson’s disease and depression is well-established.

HealthDay: Depression Tied to Some Risk of Parkinson's Disease Wednesday, May 20, 2015

People with a history of depression A mood disorder whose symptoms can include a persistent sad or empty mood, feelings of hopelessness or pessimism, irritability and loss of interest or pleasure in previously enjoyable activities. seem to have a higher risk of developing Parkinson's disease, a large new study reports, add

Miami Herald: Widow starts charity for firefighters with Parkinson’s Monday, May 18, 2015

John Somerville, a retired fire chief, died on Jan. 7, 2015 at the age of 62 after a seven-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. His wife, Donna Gelabert-Somerville started a charity under the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue for firefighters with Parkinson’s. The proceeds will go to John’s doctor, Dr. Carlos Singer at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

Democrat & Chronicle: UR Doctors help develop app to track Parkinson's Tuesday, May 12, 2015

This article from Everyday Health highlights data from NPF's Parkinson's Outcomes Project showing that mood, depression A mood disorder whose symptoms can include a persistent sad or empty mood, feelings of hopelessness or pessimism, irritability and loss of interest or pleasure in previously enjoyable activities. and anxi

CNN: National Parkinson Foundation Partners With Country Artist Doug Briney On "Parkinson's Song" Friday, April 17, 2015

Nashville-based country music artist, Doug Briney and the National Parkinson Foundation have partnered for the release of Briney's "Parkinson's Song." Briney will donate a portion of the single's sales to the organization, and he will perform at live events, benefiting Parkinson's. "Parkinson's Song" was written by Briney and Howie Garoutte, a Parkinson's survivor.

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