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Cincinnati ShakeUp for Parkinson’s a Hit!

Cincinnati ShakeUp for Parkinson's a Hit!

Celebrities in attendance at the Cincinnati ShakeUp for Parkinson’s event, presented by Cintas and benefitting the Gardner Center and the  Brian Grant Foundation, helped make the evening a magical and memorable one. Above, former Cincinnati Bengal Dhani Jones with TV personality and  co-host Nick Lachey, both wearing the Parkinson’s tie designed  especially for the event and…
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Deep Brain Stimulation: A Competitor for Medtronic in America?

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Maureen Gartner, RN, M.Ed, Explains Basics of Parkinson’s Disease

Maureen Gartner, RN, M.Ed, Nurse Coordinator for the Gardner Center and Referral Nurse for the Tri-State Parkinson’s Wellness Chapter of the American Parkinson Disease Association, discusses the basics of Parkinson’s disease on Fox 19. Watch the segment >> Publication Name: Fox 19, WXIX Cincinnati

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Drs. Fredy J. Revilla and Kim Seroogy on WMKV’s HealthScope

Listen to Dr. Fredy J Revilla, MD, Director of the Gardner Center, and Kim Seroogy, PhD, Director of the Selma Schottenstein Harris Laboratory, in an interview on WMKV Radio, 89.3-FM, Cincinnati. This file may take several minutes to download. Download an MP3 File >> Publication Name: WMKV Radio, 89.3-FM

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Intestinal Gel Increases ‘On’ Time in Parkinson’s Patients

“The only comparable therapy that brings up the on time to the extent or the magnitude that this gel does is deep-brain stimulation, so the future of studies will require direct head-to-head comparisons between deep-brain stimulation and levodopa-carbidopa gel,” Espay told Medscape Medical News. “It cannot be compared with any of the oral medications for…
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Deep Brain Stimulation May Help Tourette’s Syndrome, Alzheimer’s

WCPO-Channel 9 features video footage of George Mandybur, MD, performing deep brain surgery and Parkinson’s advocate Dale Ankenman. View the segment » View complete surgical video and patient education materials »

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Study: Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery More Effective Than Medication Alone in Parkinson’s

A new study of 366 British patients with Parkinson’s disease has found  that deep brain stimulation is more effective than medication alone. Read the complete article on the BBC’s Web site » Publication Name: BBC

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Cycling Provides a Break for Some With Parkinson’s

Read the complete article by Gina Kolata, published March 31, 2010 in the New York Times »

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Peter Strauss, Who Lived with Parkinson’s Disease, is Fondly Remembered

Peter Strauss, a former Cincinnati City Councilman and Vice Mayor, died  February 12 after a nearly 20-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. His obituary appears on Cincinnati.com »

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Live Surgery Fixes Essential Tremor

To view this segment on the Today Show, please visit    http://bit.ly/aFZp7G The UC Neuroscience Institute also provides  surgical treatment for  essential tremor. Surgery has the potential to  significantly reduce  shaking in the hands and arms.

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