This Cancer Treatment Might Treat Much More Than Cancer!

Leukemia, Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s are all devastating diseases. What if there was one medication that could help treat all three? Researchers at Georgetown University Medical Center are hopeful that nilotinib fits the bill. Currently approved to use as a cancer treatment in individuals with one type of leukemia, a small trial is creating great excitement […]

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“Shocking” New Study Linking Electrode Implants and Stroke Recovery

Deep-brain stimulation, a treatment sometimes used for Parkinson’s patients, is being tested on a patient in stroke recovery. Involving the implantation of an electrode that stimulates a particular area of the brain, the anticipated response will be a reversal of the paralysis so often encountered following a stroke, and the restoration of mobility. To understand […]

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Medford’s All Care In-Home Care Tips for Parkinson’s Disease

When it comes to Parkinson’s disease, many receive the bulk of their care at home from family members and friends, particularly in the initial stages of the disease. As a professional home care company in southern Oregon, we realize firsthand the unique obstacles experienced by family members providing care for someone with Parkinson’s disease, and […]

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Understanding the Five Stages of Parkinson’s Disease in the Elderly

More common in men, and more widespread than muscular dystrophy, multiple sclerosis, and Lou Gehrig’s disease combined, Parkinson’s disease impacts upwards of 7 – 10 million individuals worldwide, with another 600,000 Americans diagnosed every year. And while every individual’s encounter with the disease may differ in severity, there are five stages of progression that are […]

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