Bill Kirby | The Augusta Chronicle

...look up words I did not know. It paid off. Monday, Aug 25, 2014 Did you know that one of the early signs of Parkinson's Disease is that your handwriting gets smaller? I learned that last week at the CSRA Parkinson Support Group's breakfast...

Comedian Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, wife says

...Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson's disease at the time of his death...with depression, anxiety and the Parkinson's diagnosis when he died Monday...anxiety as well as early stages of Parkinson's disease, which he was not yet...

Veterans demand review of Augusta VA patient advocates

...with receiving a paycheck than providing quality treatment.One woman said her husband, who has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, went to the Augusta VA for a knee operation in January and left with a fractured spine. He can no longer...

Human growth hormone testing to start in NFL

...develop Alzheimer's disease or at least moderate dementia.Dozens more will be diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's or Parkinson's disease during their lives, according to the data.The proposed settlement includes $675 million for player awards...

Kirby: Donate a few steps to charity

...that one of the early signs of Parkinson's Disease is that your handwriting...day, you can still help fight Parkinson's at Kroger stores. Most checkouts have a Parkinson's "tulip" card and you can...

Study: Most cases of Parkinson's disease not inherited

CHICAGO -- Most cases of Parkinson's disease are not due to a genetic...we can say that for people with Parkinson's disease diagnosed after age 50...Dr. Caroline M. Tanner of the Parkinson's Institute in Sunnyvale, Calif...

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Studies: genes involved in SIDS, Parkinson's disease

...CHICAGO -- Genes may be linked to more cases of Parkinson's disease than previously thought, and may...a combination play a role in both SIDS and Parkinson's. The studies - two on Parkinson's and one on SIDS - support theories that genes...

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Gene therapy stops death of brain cells in Parkinson's study

...medical science may one day control Parkinson's disease, researchers say. Scientists...been given a disorder that mimics Parkinson's. The genes produced a protein...from continuing to die in the Parkinson's brain and possibly allow the neurons...

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FDA approves powerful brain implant to help Parkinson's patients

...brain implant to help people with Parkinson's disease and other tremor disorders...debilitating shakes that accompany Parkinson's disease and a little-understood...activities somewhat in people with Parkinson's disease," said FDA Acting Commissioner...

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Clinic focuses on Parkinson's research

...place to address all of the ways Parkinson's disease affects her life and the...as pesticides might be causing Parkinson's or offering patients the latest...are recognized by the National Parkinson's Foundation. On Monday, the foundation's...

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