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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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CNN: Neil Diamond diagnosed with Parkinson's, retires from touring Tuesday, January 23, 2018

"My thanks goes out to my loyal and devoted audiences around the world. You will always have my appreciation for your support and encouragement," Neil Diamond said after di

Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that can cause tremors, slowness of movement and other symptoms.

Healthline: Is Alzheimer’s Disease Research in Trouble? Wednesday, January 17, 2018

James Beck, Chief Scientific Officer, is quoted in response to pharmaceutical funding pulling out from specific research: "Other pharmaceutical companies are also weighing this option and if the biggest of the bunch decides to exit the party, it might have a ripple effect on the others."

Newsweek: After Trump Tax Break Pfizer Ends Funding For Alzheimer's, Parkinson's Research And Gives Billions To Investors Saturday, January 13, 2018

"The fear is that this becomes a trend," said James Beck, the Chief Scientific Officer at the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Other pharmaceutical companies are also weighing this option and if the biggest of the bunch decides to exit the party, it might have a ripple effect on the others,” he told Newsweek.

WebMD: Can Caffeine Levels in Blood Predict Parkinson’s Wednesday, January 3, 2018

A new study says that the way your body processes coffee might indicate whether or not you have Parkinson's. James Beck, chief scientific officer at the Parkinson's Foundation, is quoted.

NC State University: Successfully Merging Two Legacy Organizations Requires the Right Vision and Strategy Tuesday, January 2, 2018

John L. Lehr, President & CEO of the Parkinson’s Foundation, shares his vision for the Parkinson's community.

The Telegraph: Calling Certain People with Parkinson’s Disease Sunday, December 31, 2017

Gil Thelen is organizing a Middle Georgia group of people with PD willing to study the disease and take action. Dr. Peter Schmidt, chief research and clinical officer of the Parkinson’s Foundation, is quoted. 

US News Healthday: Are Women With Parkinson's at a Disadvantage? Friday, December 22, 2017

A Parkinson’s Foundation study finds that women are much less likely than men to have caregivers, possibly due to the fact that most women outlive their caregivers.

Upstate Business Journal: How One Greenville Entrepreneur Is Quietly Disrupting the Luxury Watch Industry Thursday, December 14, 2017

Watch company Familia Vaglio is donating a portion of sales to the Parkinson’s Foundation. “Our goal is to not only raise money for charities but also raise awareness about Parkinson’s disease,” says Barreto.

New York Times: Exercise May Aid Parkinson’s Disease, but Make It Intense Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Researchers at Northwestern Medicine, a Center of Excellence, and the University of Colorado School of Medicine found that continuous, vigorous exercise is a safe way to potentially slow the progression of PD symptoms. 

PR Newswire: Parkinson’s Foundation Study Finds Gender Disparities In Caregiving, With Women At A Disadvantage Monday, December 4, 2017

Parkinson’s Foundation study published in Neurology reveals that women with PD have significantly less access to caregiving support than men with PD. CEO John Lehr is quoted and mentions the foundation’s new Women and PD Initiative. 

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