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Dec 20, 2013 | Here’s an archive of most of the links posted on our Facebook site for the last half of 2013.

JULY 2013

Support Resources if you are in Michigan.
https://parkinsonswomen.com/2013/07/27/have-a-good-one-in-michigan/

AUGUST 2013

What can happen if you are accidentally given one of the forbidden drugs at the hospital that we blogged aout in “8 drugs never take if you have PD”.
http://go.nationalpartnership.org/site/PageServer?pagename=cbc_stories_feature_Jan

Cultivating Our Sunshine Mind was a special healing event held in August with Zhineng Qigong with Federico & Daniela.
http://www.qifieldtherapy.com/ccregister5DWS2013.html?utm_source=SF+friends++Medical+Intensives+Students&utm_campaign=7b2dfe1245-July_20136_29_2013&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_89185409dd-7b2dfe1245-412960765

If you really want to you can watch the episode, but last week’s episode of Perception, a who-done-it about the electronic DBS stimulators used to control Parkinson’s Disease needed some professional expertise badly.
http://gottawatchit.com/tv/television/perception-2×06-defective-being-human-really-only-takes-half-a-brain/

SEPTEMBER 2013

UCSF Researchers Seek Way to Boost Protein to Fight Both TB and PD
http://www.ucsf.edu/news/2013/09/108621/tb-and-parkinson’s-disease-linked-unique-protein

Elaline Defies All Odds as a Biker in South Dakota
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.584100788319254.1073741830.121474951248509&type=1

PD Makes for Distrust, Risk-Taking?
http://www.medpagetoday.com/MeetingCoverage/WCN/41869?xid=nl_mpt_AAN_confreporter_2013-09-26&utm_source=aan-confreporter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=mpt&utm_campaign=09|26|2013&userid&eun=g5812848d8r&email=mbrandabur%40thepi.org&mu_id=5812848

OCTOBER 2013

 Michael J. Fox Foundation CEO Talks Parkinson’s Progress on NPR
https://www.michaeljfox.org/foundation/news-detail.php?michaeljfox-foundation-ceo-talks-parkinson-progress-on-npr

NOVEMBER 2013

 The topic at the Parkinson’s Institute was “Choosing a 2014 Medicare Drug Plan: Optimizing Prescription Drug Benefits” with a Guest Speaker from Sourcewise Community Resource Solutions
http://myemail.constantcontact.com/THIS-THURSDAY–Choosing-a-2014-Medicare-Drug-Plan—Optimizing-Prescription-Drug-Benefits.html?soid=1102061708949&aid=p9iPC3cBw10

Good friends are very special gifts indeed. Tina is one of those good people.
https://parkinsonswomen.com/2013/11/07/a-good-friend-like-tina/

San Francisco Clinical Trials Fair
http://www2.michaeljfox.org/site/Calendar?id=100421&view=Detail

A neuroscientist reflects on his experience of studying the circuits that control neural activity while his own brain began slowly failing him.
http://www.nature.com/news/neuroscience-my-life-with-parkinson-s-1.14084

DECEMBER 2013

New protein could hold the key to stopping Parkinson’s
http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/news/nr/new-protein-could-stop-parkinsons-1.330881

Friends who like to Volunteer–The National Parkinson’s Foundation has asked if we would like to get involved in Moving Day, an event that is held in various parts of the country.
http://www.parkinson.org

23andMe halts genetic test marketing
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/morning_call/2013/12/23andme-halts-genetic-test-marketing.html

Deep Brain Stimulation Helps Those With Advanced Parkinson’s
http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Healthday/deep-brain-stimulation-helps-advanced-parkinsons/story?id=6588780

In U.S. first, Stanford researchers record data from brain of ambulatory Parkinson’s patient http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2013/december/dbs.html#sthash.3s4pPwwv.OzwdApTk.dpuf

23andMe Provides An Update Regarding FDA’s Review
http://blog.23andme.com/news/23andme-provides-an-update-regarding-fdas-review/

“Heartsprings” is using innovative therapy to help those with Parkinson’s
http://www.wday.com/event/article/id/91069/

Landmark legal case will probe the link between PD and insecticide sprays used on long-haul flights
http://www.heraldsun.com.au/news/landmark-legal-case-will-probe-the-link-between-parkinsons-disease-and-insecticide-sprays-used-on-longhaul-flights/story-fnii5s3y-1226778285686

A suggestion for a worthy gift for the holidays:
http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/parkinson-s-we-re-in-this-together

Stem cells for Parkinson’s getting ready for clinic
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/08/Parkinsons-loring-takahashi-stem-cells/

Stem cells for Parkinson’s getting ready for clinic
http://www.utsandiego.com/news/2013/dec/08/Parkinsons-loring-takahashi-stem-cells/

Study Reveals Gene Expression Changes With Meditation http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/12/131208090343.htm?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+sciencedaily%2Ftop_news%2Ftop_health+%28ScienceDaily%3A+Top+News+–+Top+Health%29

Steve Deines, founder of Cast Paper Art, came up with a creative solution for contributing to the America Parkinson Disease Association.
http://www.castpaperart.com/product-category/parkinsons-products/

The National Parkinson Foundation Announces Grant Funding Opportunities for Research in Parkinson’s Disease
http://parkinson.org/About-Us/Press-Room/Press-Releases/2013/December/The-National-Parkinson-Foundation-Announces-Grant-

Roche, Prothena ink potential $600 million deal for Parkinson’s disease
http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/blog/biotech/2013/12/prothena-roche-genentech-parkinsons.html

Check out these Road ID mentioned by our friend Elaine at yesterday’s meeting. She’s right when she says, “These ID tags are good for anyone who exercises alone!” http://www.roadid.com/Common/default.aspx?utm_source=AdWords&utm_medium=RoadID_OriginalText&utm_campaign=Search&referrer=8929&gclid=COub34jyq7sCFYZi7AodzkYAjw

NINDS to Hold a Parkinson’s Planning Conference Jan. 6-7
http://www.parkinsonsaction.org/news/attention-researchers-ninds-hold-parkinsons-planning-conference-jan-6-7

Medicare Releases New Policies for 2014
http://www.parkinsonsaction.org/news/medicare-releases-new-policies-2014

“Smart Glasses” Can Improve Gait of Parkinson’s Patients
http://www.utwente.nl/en/archive/2013/10/smart-glasses-can-improve-gait-of-parkinsons-patients/

Why a DBS Patient Loves Kaiser
https://parkinsonswomen.com/2013/12/19/to-kaiser-with-love/

Parkinson’s Treatment: 10 Secrets to a Happier Life
http://event.netbriefings.com/event/npf/Archives/happierlife/

DBS driving performance
http://www.medpagetoday.com/Neurology/ParkinsonsDisease/43523?xid=nl_mpt_guptaguide_2013-12-19&utm_source=guptaguide&utm_medium=email&utm_content=mpt&utm_campaign=12%7C19%7C2013&userid=503094&eun=g5628287d10r&email=irenetje%40gmail.com&mu_id=5628287

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