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Here’s an archive of the links posted on our Facebook site for the first half of 2013.

JANUARY 2013

Parkinson’s treatment may boost creativity
1/2/13
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/articles-health/52119

Pesticides and Parkinson’s: UCLA researchers uncover further proof of a link
1/3/13
http://newsroom.ucla.edu/portal/ucla/pesticides-and-parkinson-s-more-242364.aspx

Parkinson’s May Be Added To Medical Marijuana List
1/4/13
http://detroit.cbslocal.com/2013/01/04/parkinsons-may-be-added-to-medical-marijuana-list/

Parkinson’s Disease Itself Does Not Increase Risk of Gambling, Shopping Addiction, Study Finds
1/7/13
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/01/130107161355.htm

Parkinson’s And Pesticides
1/10/13
http://www.ewg.org/enviroblog/2013/01/parkinsons-and-pesticides

Salivary Gland Biopsy May Diagnose Parkinson’s Disease
1/10/13
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/777492

Seeking a Cure for Parkinson’s Disease, Mrs. Lily Safra Donates $6.5 Million To The Michael J. Fox
1/24/13
http://jewishvoiceny.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=2983%3Aseeking-a-cure-for-parkinsons-disease-mrs-lily-safra-donates-65-million-to-the-michael-j-fox&catid=112%3Anew-york&Itemid=295

New Technology May Detect Parkinson’s With A Phone Call
1/28/2013
http://www.sfgate.com/technology/businessinsider/article/New-Technology-May-Detect-Parkinson-s-With-A-4228934.php

Stem cells may aid Parkinson’s treatment
1/29/13
http://www.sfgate.com/health/article/Stem-cells-may-aid-Parkinson-s-treatment-4233084.php

The Parkinson’s Minute: Parkinson’s and Genetics — A Family Story [VIDEO]
1/30/13
https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/news-detail.php?the-parkinson-minute-parkinson-and-genetics-family-story-video

FEBRUARY 2013

Golf Links to Parkinson’s Disease?
2/1/13
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-douglas-fields/golf-parkinsons_b_2589611.html

Therapy Plateau No Longer Ends Coverage
2/4/13
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/02/04/therapy-plateau-no-longer-ends-coverage/?hp&_r=0

Northwestern University researchers add to arsenal in Parkinson’s fight
2/6/13
http://my.chicagotribune.com/#section/-1/article/p2p-74288826/

New Data and Acquisition Yield Strong EOY, Promising Q1
2/6//13
http://www.onemedplace.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Amarantus-February-Update.pdf

Michael J. Fox Foundation Launches $10,000 Parkinson’s Data Challenge
2/6/13
http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/michael-j-fox-foundation-launches-10000-parkinsons-data-challenge-190009021.html

Possible Cause Of, and Treatment For, Non-Familial Parkinson’s
2/6/13
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/02/130206130946.htm

Leaving work after a Parkinson’s diagnosis
2/8/13
http://www.marketplace.org/topics/life/leaving-work-after-parkinsons-diagnosis

Bay Area philanthropists top the list of biggest givers (Video)
2/11/13
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/2013/02/bay-area-philanthropists-top-the-list.html

Bay Area philanthropists top the list of biggest givers (Video)
2/11/13
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/2013/02/bay-area-philanthropists-top-the-list.html

Podcast: The State of Parkinson’s Disease Research
2/12/13
https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/news-detail.php?podcast-the-state-of-parkinson-disease-research

Neurostimulation Works in Early Parkinson’s
2/13/13
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Neurology/ParkinsonsDisease/37355

Mayo gets $7 million grant for Parkinson’s study
2/12/13
http://jacksonville.com/news/health-and-fitness/2013-02-11/story/mayo-gets-7-million-grant-parkinsons-study

Brain Implants Help Parkinson’s Patients
2/14/13
http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2013/02/14/brain-implants-help-parkinsons-patients/

Second Honeymoon for Parkinson’s Disease
2/14/13
http://www.thepi.org/news/2013/02/14/news-articles/a-second-honeymoon-for-parkinson-s-disease/

Clinical Trials at the Parkinson’s Institute
2/15/13
http://www.thepi.org/events/2013/02/27/events/clinical-trials-at-the-parkinson-s-institute-get-in-the-know/

Emory scores $900K Parkinson’s research grant
2/15/13
http://www.bizjournals.com/atlanta/blog/a-healthy-conversation/2013/02/emory-scores-900k-parkinsons.html

Cognitive Therapy Controls Impulse Behaviors in Parkinson’s
2/26/13
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/779914

23andMe Reaches Parkinson’s Research Goal
2/27/13
https://blog.23andme.com/news/announcements/23andme-reaches-parkinsons-research-goal/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=blog

MARCH 2013

Teaming up for cures: Progress and promise in stem cell research
3/7/13
http://www.cirm.ca.gov/agendas/02042013/teaming-cures-progress-and-promise-stem-cell-research

New Drugs Improve Parkinson’s Symptoms
3/15/13
http://www.newsmaxhealth.com/Health-News/Parkinsons-disease-drugs-symptoms/2013/03/15/id/494797

Healing Parkinson’s patients with their own stem cells
3/16/13
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/mar/16/parkinsons-patients-induced-pluripotent-stem-cell/

Parkinson’s Disease Clinical Trial Results to Be Presented at AAN Annual Meeting
3/18/13
https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/news-detail.php?parkinson-disease-clinical-trial-results-to-be-presented-at-aan-annual-meeting

Aquatic Therapy Provides Hope for Parkinson’s Disease Patients; Free Webinar on Subject Offered by HydroWorx and ICAA
3/20/13
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/3/prweb10549558.htm

Parkinson’s book geared toward helping families across the globe
3/27/13
http://news.ufl.edu/2013/03/27/parkinson-book/

Study: Vitamin D Might Be Beneficial for Parkinson’s Patients with Certain Genetic Makeups
3/29/13
https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/news-detail.php?study-vitamin-might-be-beneficial-for-parkinson-patients-with-certain-genetic-makeups

 The tougher, the better for Tucson hiker who’s battling Parkinson’s for Tucson hiker with Parkinson’s
3/31/13
http://azstarnet.com/news/local/the-tougher-the-better-for-tucson-hiker-who-s-battling/article_57a6bfc0-1af6-5d05-a862-738d74a0b71d.html

APRIL 2013

Hospital Dangers for Patients With Parkinson’s
4/17/13
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/hospital-dangers-for-patients-with-parkinsons/?_r=0

MAY 2013

Potential treatment for Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, dementia discovered
5/10/13
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/05/09/potential-treatment-for-parkinsons-alzheimers-dementia-discovered/

How an OHSU cloning breakthrough could treat Parkinson’s and MS
5/16/13
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/news/2013/05/15/ohsu-cloning-breakthrough-parkinsons.html

Clinical Research at The Parkinson’s Institute: Understanding the Causes and Finding the Path to Prevention and New Treatments
5/16/13
http://www.thepi.org/events/2013/05/22/events/clinical-research-at-the-parkinson-s-institute-understanding-the-causes-and-finding-the-path-to-prevention-and-new-treatments/

Hospital Dangers for Patients With Parkinson’s
5/17/13
http://newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/04/17/hospital-dangers-for-patients-with-parkinsons/#more-15080

New animal model gives insights into mechanisms of Parkinson’s disease pathogenesis
5/28/13
http://medicalxpress.com/news/2013-05-animal-insights-mechanisms-parkinson-disease.html

JUNE 2013

How do doctors get paid?
6/6/13

http://idealmedicalpractices.typepad.com/ideal_medical_practices/2009/02/how-do-doctors-get-paid-.html 

The Art of Caring
6/14/13
https://parkinsonswomen.com/2013/06/14/the-art-of-caring/
6/24/13
http://www.medgadget.com/2013/06/a-fantastic-demonstration-of-deep-brain-stimulation-for-parkinsons.html

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