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2014-03-04 16:24:31

Upon completing the survey, Find a Cure Panel will make a donation to a non-profit of your choice LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Find a Cure Panel specializes in patient research for serious and rare diseases and conditions, including Parkinson's. They currently have a confidential and anonymous online survey for PD. Both patients and caregivers can qualify. Please read the below and consider participating if you qualify. Survey for patients and caregivers who are on Levodopa...

2014-03-04 16:17:56

NUS researchers create first highly sensitive small molecule fluorescence probe to evaluate potential risk for Parkinson's disease and monitor its progression A team of researchers from National University of Singapore (NUS) have created the first two-photon, small molecule fluorogenic probe that can serve as a useful tool for the rapid assessment of an individual's potential risk for Parkinson's disease. The highly sensitive fluorescence probe can detect with high precision the activity...

2014-02-27 12:27:41

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Parkinson's Disease Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Parkinson's Disease market to grow at a CAGR of 1.67 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the rise in the aging population. The Global Parkinson's Disease market has also been witnessing the transition toward using drugs that have new...

2014-02-26 08:29:48

MIAMI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) announced the election of a new Chairman of the Board, John W. Kozyak, Esq., and four new members to its Board of Directors: Patricia de Stacy Harrison, Alessandro Di Rocco, M.D., Timothy Martorella and Roberto L. Palenzuela. "NPF is honored to have John Kozyak as our new Chairman of the Board and to welcome its new members. Each one provides diverse perspectives, reflective of our national...

2014-02-25 23:36:42

Raising Awareness of a Life-altering Neurological Condition That Affects Millions Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) proudly recognizes the fourth anniversary of House Resolution (H.RES.) 1264, officially designating the month of March as “National Essential Tremor Awareness Month.” Essential tremor, a neurological movement disorder commonly referred to as “ET”, affects nearly 10 million people in the United States and...

2014-02-25 08:33:01

NEW YORK, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI), a large-scale biomarker study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF), is expanding to study individuals with genetic mutations associated with Parkinson's disease (PD). Researchers hope that greater understanding of the biology and clinical features of these participants -- people with or at risk to develop Parkinson's -- will lead to...

2014-02-23 23:03:34

Understanding Essential Tremor: The Diagnosis Process and Treatment Options Lenexa, KS (PRWEB) February 23, 2014 The International Essential Tremor Foundation (IETF) will host a free seminar in Spokane, WA on the life-altering neurological condition called essential tremor (ET). The seminar will take place during National ET Awareness Month, Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the Providence Auditorium located at 20 West 9th Avenue. The program will run from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m., with a question and...

2014-02-20 12:27:18

NEW YORK, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As medical researchers across disease states pursue better treatments, they all share one limiting factor. Estimates hold that 85 percent of all studies face delays and 30 percent never get off the ground due to a lack of clinical research volunteers. Slow patient enrollment diminishes the scientific power of studies, drives costs up and, most notably, delays improved therapies for patients. Partnership of patients and scientists in clinical...

2014-02-18 08:32:53

Third Phase of Collaboration Aims to Unravel Mysteries of Disease by Identifying Disease Markers and Potential New Drug Targets FRAMINGHAM, Mass. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Berg and the Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center today announced the next phase in their ongoing partnership, focused on identifying potential biomarkers that may lead to breakthroughs in the research, diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson's disease. Using Berg's Interrogative...

2014-02-14 16:23:46

Also in This Edition: Jobs for Writers and Media Industry Blog Posts NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network that are available to discuss timely issues in your coverage area. If you are interested in interviewing any of the experts, please contact them via the contact information at the end of the listing. To receive these updates by email, send a note to profnet@profnet.com with the industries you cover, and we'll add you to the appropriate...


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