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Parkinson’s Disease

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Rocky Statue Gets a Floral Wreath For Parkinson Awareness

The red tulip is the international symbol for Parkinson’s, so the Rocky statue in front of the art museum was adorned in the flowers.

04/02/2014

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Local Researcher Making Progress In Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

A local researcher is showing promising results on an experimental drug to treat Parkinson’s Disease.

12/12/2012

(Former  Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell arrives at the Bellevue Hotel for the "Danny Award" luncheon at which he was honored.   Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Former Gov. Ed Rendell Honored For Work Against Parkinson’s Disease

The reason for Rendell’s support is both simple and profound: “My mom essentially died of Parkinson’s Disease,” he said at the luncheon in his honor.

04/25/2012

(John Robinson, autopsy coordinator at Penn's Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research, shows a human brain to Mastery Charter School students.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Philadelphia Students Get Real-World Look at Scientific Research — Brains And All

Students from the Mastery-Shoemaker charter school peered at slides of mouse brain cells, and even got to hold a human brain.

03/30/2012

SCIENCE!

New Test To Detect Alzheimer’s Developed By Scientists In New Jersey

Scientists at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey say they developed a test that is more than 90 percent accurate in detecting the presence of Alzheimer’s Disease.

08/05/2011