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2013-10-03 12:26:34

- Posters presented on the Parkinson's More Than Motion(TM) community and the Parkinson's Well-Being Map(TM) MONTREAL, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- UCB today announced two poster presentations at the 2013 World Parkinson Congress (WPC) highlighting key Parkinson's disease (PD) patient support programs aimed at providing educational support through social media and other tools. The WPC is being held at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, Canada, October 1-4, 2013. Abstract title: The social...

2013-10-02 12:51:46

Results presented at World Parkinson Congress Researchers at the University of Montreal and the Institut universitaire de gératrie de Montréal examined brain changes over 20 months in Parkinson's patients with and without mild cognitive impairment (MCI) at the early stages of the disease. Results showed that patients with MCI had significantly more cortical thinning and subcortical atrophy over time compared with patients without MCI, suggesting that early MCI in PD patients may indicate...

2013-09-26 08:27:32

Conference will showcase the latest in Parkinson's disease research MONTREAL, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly 3,500 representatives of the international Parkinson's community will attend the World Parkinson Congress (WPC), taking place at the Palais des Congres in Montreal, from October 1 to 4, 2013. This triennial event brings together world renowned neuroscientists, people living with Parkinson's, caregivers, advocates, and medical and healthcare professionals. The conference...

2010-09-28 11:53:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Parkinson's Disease Foundation (PDF) is pleased to announce the first public display of the Parkinson's Quilt in Glasgow, Scotland, from Tuesday, September 28 through Friday, October 1. The quilt, created by more than 600 people living with and affected by Parkinson's disease (PD), makes its debut at the 2nd World Parkinson Congress (WPC). The Parkinson's Quilt is the first initiative of its kind to focus the world's attention on the...