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parkinson's

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Smart spoon helps stabilize Parkinson's tremors

Lift Labs out of San Francisco says its patented Liftware Spoon will be available next month.

By Aug. 21, 2013

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Parkinson's patients test video games as therapy (video)

Physical therapy can ease symptoms of Parkinson's and may delay progression of the disease. Now, cutting-edge tech is transforming everyday therapy into entertaining exercises.

By Mar. 13, 2012

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Brain 'pacemaker': Smarter Parkinson's care?

Scientists are working on a biomimetic chip called ReNaChip that could advance current treatments by making deep brain stimulation more precise.

By Jul. 9, 2010

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Nifty stem-cell engineering sheds light on Parkinson's disease

Researchers turned skin cells from Parkinson's patients into brain cells and used them to untangle the workings of one form of the disease.

By Feb. 9, 2012

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Sergey Brin starts blog, tells of Parkinson's risk

Genetic tests show that the Google co-founder has a rare genetic mutation that increases his chances of getting Parkinson's. Despite the bad news, he's optimistic.

By Sep. 18, 2008

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Google Glass could help people with Parkinson’s

Medical trials in the UK show that Google Glass can help those with Parkinson's control their symptoms and remind them to take their medication on time.

By Apr. 9, 2014

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Watch a brain surgery over Twitter, Instagram, and Vine

UCLA Health welcomed the world to watch a brain surgery through live Vine videos and Instagram photos posted on Twitter.

By May. 23, 2013

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Airline attacked on Facebook for treatment of passenger

An Alaska Airlines passenger either has Parkinson's or is drunk. However, once an Oregon man writes a Facebook post criticizing Alaska Airlines, the airline comes under attack.

By Aug. 5, 2012

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Lights! Neurons! Action! Binge-drinking lab rats go cold turkey

A new study using light to target and stimulate specific neurons in lab rats trained to drink much the way human binge-drinkers do finds the rodents "flat out stopped drinking."

By Jan. 6, 2014

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Google co-founder Sergey Brin and wife reportedly split up

Known as one of the country's top philanthropic duos, the Silicon Valley power couple has allegedly decided to live apart.

By Aug. 28, 2013