Latest Parkinson Stories

2011-10-26 00:31:39

23andMe, Inc., a leading personal genetics company, has announced the first-time discovery of the potentially protective nature of the gene serum/glucocorticoid regulated kinase 1 (SGK1) which appears to be protective against a high-risk leucine-rich repeat kinase 2 (LRRK2) mutation for Parkinson’s disease (PD).

2011-05-28 00:00:50

Delay The Disease Functional Fitness exercise plan shows people with Parkinson’s how to conquer everyday challenges of living with the disease. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) May 27, 2011 For most of us, being able to pass through an open doorway or walk in a crowd is something we take for granted.

2011-05-03 08:00:00

--Out of the Park for Parkinson's Campaign Launches its Second Season-- CHICAGO and MIAMI, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Gordon Beckham, second baseman for the Chicago White Sox, is making a donation to the National Parkinson Foundation for every home run that he hits during the 2011 season and he is asking his fans to join him.

2011-04-29 13:00:00

LOS ANGELES and MIAMI, April 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ball Up, LLC has joined forces with the National Parkinson Foundation (NPF) to launch Ball Up for Parkinson's, an initiative to help raise awareness of Parkinson's disease (PD).

2011-04-28 07:00:00

Largest grassroots fundraiser in the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.