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  • 29 December

    Kerrville Area Parkinson’s Support Group

    Every First Tuesday of the Month at 4pm. PETERSON AMBULATORY CARE CENTER (ACC) 260 Cully Drive | Kerrville, TX  

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  • 26 December

    Ketones and Parkinson’s Disease

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is the second most common neurodegenerative disease. It is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder, characterized by tremors, slowness of movement, rigidity and problems with balance. These symptoms are believed to be due to the degeneration of the dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra. The mechanism of this neurodegeneration …

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  • 20 December

    Biochemical test shows promise for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease

    Researchers have developed a biochemical test for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease (PD) using technology that detects misfolded α-synuclein (αSyn) oligomers in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF). Their protein misfolding cyclic amplification (PMCA) platform technology takes advantage of the ability of minute misfolded oligomers, in this case αSyn, to nucleate further aggregation, enabling a …

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  • 8 December

    Cures Bill Passes Senate

      Yesterday, the Senate voted 94 to 5 to pass the 21st Century Cures bill, which includes a long sought after national neurological disease surveillance system. Once the provision is funded, it will create a Parkinson’s disease registry at the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registries (ATSDR) at the …

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  • 6 December

    American Parkinson Disease Association

    American Parkinson Disease Association Community Announcement for Tucson Monthly Education Series TMC’s El Dorado Health Campus   NO DECEMBER MEETING There is no meeting in December.  Best wishes for a Healthy & Happy Holiday Season! Next date for this series Tuesday, January 3, 2017 – Diet & Nutrition Tuesday, February …

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