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By The Dispatch On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Parkinson’s disease: FDA approves Nourianz as an add-on treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Nourianz (istradefylline) tablets as an add-on treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in adult patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) experiencing “off” More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, November 13th, 2017
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Parkinson’s disease: Reaching pandemic proportions

New research shows that the number of people with Parkinson’s disease will soon grow to pandemic proportions. In a commentary appearing today in the journal JAMA Neurology, University of Rochester Medical More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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AT&T Now Recognizes Excessive Sweating as a Disability

AT&T has added hyperhidrosis, or excessive sweating, to its list of relatively common medical conditions that it recognizes as a disability. The company is partnering with the International Hyperhidrosis Society More...

By Guest Author On Monday, September 26th, 2016
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NFL Players’ $1 Billion Concussion Settlement Put on Hold by Appeal

A proposed $1 billion settlement to the NFL players’ concussion lawsuit is headed to the Supreme Court to answer questions about distribution of the settlement posed by one former player’s family. The family More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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Marshall University scientists develop a new approach for Parkinson’s disease therapy

Last year, Dr. Elmer Price, a professor of biological sciences at Marshall University, was awarded a three-year, $350,000 research grant from the National Science Foundation. The grant funds his research into understanding More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 28th, 2014
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Parkinson’s disease: Six new genetic risk factors discovered

Using data from over 18,000 patients, scientists have identified more than two dozen genetic risk factors involved in Parkinson’s disease, including six that had not been previously reported. The study, published More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, January 5th, 2013
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Speculation over Manny Pacquiao having Parkinson’s disease may result in a lawsuit

 Public domain photo by its author, Ganglandboss at the wikipedia project Two days after a prominent Filipino neurologist made statements on a local radio show saying that champion pugilist and Congressman, Manny More...

By Stephen Nevets On Thursday, August 9th, 2012
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‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ star Bob Hoskins retires due to Parkinson’s disease

Bob Hokins was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease last year and in a new statement released Wednesday, his agent says the famed British actor is retiring. The 69-year-old actor has starred in Hollywood hits More...


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