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20 beautifully designed smartphone apps

20 beautifully designed smartphone apps | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
It's no secret that designers must start designing for mobile. With more and more people starting to browse the web from their phones, web designers have to g
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Parkinson's disease breakthrough could lead to cure

Parkinson's disease breakthrough could lead to cure | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Scientists believe they have discovered that Parkinson’s disease is caused in a different way than previously thought and also a possible new way of treating the severely debilitating condition. Charity Parkinson's UK said the research could lead to a new drug that could "slow or stop the condition in its tracks". It was believed Parkinson’s occurs when mitochondria – which supply power to cells – malfunctioned, causing brain cells that produce the key hormone dopamine to die.
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Parkinson's UK - What the Queen's Speech means for people with Parkinson's

Parkinson's UK - What the Queen's Speech means for people with Parkinson's | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
The Queen set out the Government’s plans for new laws and its ongoing work for the coming year. We look at what this means for people with Parkinson's.
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The virus that could cure Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and more 

The virus that could cure Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and more  | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
The humble phage known as M13 could hold the key to unraveling the misfolded proteins that underlie many diseases.
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Student-designed walking stick could aid Parkinson’s patients

Student-designed walking stick could aid Parkinson’s patients | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
A product design technology graduate has developed a ‘smart’ walking stick that could help increase the mobility of Parkinson’s sufferers.
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Parkinson's disease: 'It's like a boxing fight with Mike Tyson, you don't stay down' - BBC News

Parkinson's disease: 'It's like a boxing fight with Mike Tyson, you don't stay down' - BBC News | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Two young men from Londonderry share their experience of learning to live with early onset Parkinson's disease.
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Common Gene Variation May Predict Parkinson's Severity and Progression, Study Reports - Parkinson's News Today

Common Gene Variation May Predict Parkinson's Severity and Progression, Study Reports - Parkinson's News Today | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Read about a study finding a common genetic variation that identifies Parkinson’s patients more likely to have slower disease progression.
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Why Parkinson's disease won't stop me rowing across the Pacific

Why Parkinson's disease won't stop me rowing across the Pacific | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
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Researchers identify when Parkinson’s proteins become toxic to brain cells

Researchers identify when Parkinson’s proteins become toxic to brain cells | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Researchers have used a non-invasive method of observing how the process leading to Parkinson’s disease takes place at the nanoscale, and identified the point in the process at which proteins in the brain become toxic, eventually leading to the death of brain cells.
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Research conducted by scientists at the University of Cambridge reveal new details concerning protein toxicity in Parkinson's.
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Parkinson's disease sufferers try to hide symptoms or lie about condition, survey finds

Parkinson's disease sufferers try to hide symptoms or lie about condition, survey finds | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
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Parkinson's sufferers fear the stigma they believe to be associated with the disease. 
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Sweat Sensors Will Change How Wearables Track Your Health - IEEE Spectrum

Sweat Sensors Will Change How Wearables Track Your Health - IEEE Spectrum | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Your sweat may bring medical diagnostics to Fitbits and Fuelbands
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New technology is helping scientists research sweat, which may change how doctors diagnose their patients.

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A project in US will ause smartphones and tablets to help connect patients with their health professionals.

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9 Ways Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2014

9 Ways Social Media Marketing Will Change in 2014 | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
We asked nine successful entrepreneurs how they are planning on altering their social media marketing strategies in the next six months.
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Why Parkinson’s was Ali’s greatest battle

Why Parkinson’s was Ali’s greatest battle | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
After being diagnosed in 1984, Muhammad Ali raised public awareness of Parkinson’s – and millions of dollars
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Research identifies compound that reverses symptoms of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Research identifies compound that reverses symptoms of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
A five-year study by an international team led from the University of Leicester has found a way of 'reversing' symptoms of neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson's and Alzheimer's - using fruit flies as test subjects.
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Parkinson’s Patients are Moving to the Beat - Hanson Zandi

Parkinson’s Patients are Moving to the Beat - Hanson Zandi | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
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A move in the right direction for Parkinson's patients. Visit our blog for more information!
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Cure Parkinson's Trust | Regulating Neuronal Lipids Could Be Key in PD

Cure Parkinson's Trust | Regulating Neuronal Lipids Could Be Key in PD | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Researchers have demonstrated that a decrease in polyunsaturated lipids in neuronal membranes, as seen in Parkinsons sufferers, directly affects the binding rate of dopamine and adenosine receptors.
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Parkinson's Physical and Cognitive Symptoms May Be Based in Same Brain Region, Study Suggests - Parkinson's News Today

Parkinson's Physical and Cognitive Symptoms May Be Based in Same Brain Region, Study Suggests - Parkinson's News Today | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Read about how a brain region crucial for suddenly stopping physical movement also appears to be involved in interrupted cognitive processes.
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Cure Parkinson's Trust | Parkinson's Cell Transplants Show Good Reinnervation After 24 Years

Cure Parkinson's Trust | Parkinson's Cell Transplants Show Good Reinnervation After 24 Years | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
A postmortem examination of a patient with Parkinsons who underwent dopaminergic cell transplantation 24 years ago has shown that the transplanted neurons had reinnervated the brain for all that time.
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Frailty, falls, hip fractures: Early predictors of Parkinson’s Disease?

Frailty, falls, hip fractures: Early predictors of Parkinson’s Disease? | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
New research suggests that people who develop Parkinson’s Disease are at increased risk of falling and injuring themselves in the years leading up to their diagnosis
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Blood test to detect Parkinson's disease could lead to earlier treatment

Blood test to detect Parkinson's disease could lead to earlier treatment | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
Australian researchers hope discovery can be used to diagnose disorder – now done through process of elimination
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Blood tests give hope of earlier treatment in Parkinson's disease.
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Human mini-brains to speed up Alzheimer's and Parkinson's research

Human mini-brains to speed up Alzheimer's and Parkinson's research | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
The miniature organs, which are around the size of an insect eye, contain
neurons and cells of a human brain
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The creation of "human mini-brains" could offer solutions in the testing of Parkinson's drugs.
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GP ‘super practice’ pioneers digital healthcare

GP ‘super practice’ pioneers digital healthcare | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
New model of primary care is offering access to services via the web, phone or app to a population of 60,000, writes Robin Vickers
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Better use of digital healthcare would create a dynamic new primary care model and help improve people's access to healthcare. But while some GPs are pioneering new digital methods, the industry as a whole is being left behind. #patientchampions #ehealth #mobile

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YouTube Helping Dermatologists Connect Directly With the Public

YouTube Helping Dermatologists Connect Directly With the Public | Hanson Zandi News | Scoop.it
The video-sharing website helps researchers, journals and health advocates connect directly with the public on topics of skin cancer and prevention.
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Using video sharing and social media to connect directly with patients #patientchampions #mhealth

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