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Exercise Can Stall Parkinson's Disease, Says Society

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August 13, 2013
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A group that supports Manitobans with Parkinson's disease is urging patients to exercise, as it could help slow down the progression of the incurable neurological disease.


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3D Human Brain Map Points Way to Future Discovery

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Reuters (July 16, 2013) German and Canadian scientists have built a three dimensional map of the human brain to help in the development of new treatments for neurological disorders like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's disease. The "human brain map" shows the organ in unprecedented detail, allowing neuro-researchers to examine brain function and pathways on a molecular level. Rob Muir reports.
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Possible Depression-Parkinson's Link Explored

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Eating to Maintain the Healthy Function of the Body

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FORA.tv (Mar. 10, 2013) Eating to Maintain the Healthy Function of the Body Gluten Free Society - Humble Civic Center Dr. Osborne is the clinical director of Town Center Wellness, a full service functional medicine clinic in Sugar Land, TX. He is a Board Certified nutritional doctor and specializes in the treatment of chronic disease. He lectures nationally on gluten related disease and on drug induced nutritional deficiencies.
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