Things I Couldn't Do With My Pocket Camera - We took an evening stroll around 10pm the other night to a nearby nature sanctuary and I experimented a little more with the new Canon rebel. While I sti...
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"I am the sister of a young onset patient, dxd about 15 years ago in her 30's. This past year, she started having real trouble with the on/off cycle. She and I wrote a web app for her to track her meds and her on/off etc... It worked great, her doctors loved it, and she was able to get some really useful interventions out of it.
We want to make it available free to the PD community. It is also an anonymous log in - so no worries about personal information getting into the wrong hands.
I'm hoping you will check it out, and if you find it worthwhile, write a little blurb about it on your blog."
"Stem cells, delivered intranasally, were found to substantially improve motor function in Parkinson's disease in a study co-authored by William H. Frey II, Ph.D, Director of the Alzheimer's Research Center, part of HealthPartners Research Foundation. Frey collaborated with Lusine Danielyan, MD, of University Hospital of Tubingen in Germany"
"Using a rat model of Parkinson's disease, the research demonstrated that many of the stem cells delivered intranasally survived for at least six months in the brain; that the stem cells rapidly migrated preferentially to the damaged areas of the brain; and that motor control showed significant improvement."