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September 2016

 

Neurology Advisor - What To Expect at the WPC 2016
http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/world-parkinson-congress-what-to-expect/article/523841/ 

Neurology Advisor - Alternative Therapies Deemed Effective For Parkinson's Symptoms 
http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/alternative-therapies-deemed-effective-for-parkinsons-symptoms/article/524155/ 

Neurology Advisor - Cognitive Training Trancranial Direct Current Stimulation Improves Cognition in Parkinson's
 http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/cognitive-training-transcranial-direct-current-stimulation-improves-cognition-in-parkinsons/article/524441/

Neurology Advisor - Gait Characteristics Better Predict Cognitive Decline in Early Parkinsons
 http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/gait-characteristics-better-predict-cognitive-decline-in-early-parkinsons/article/524175/

Practical Neurology - Neuroinflammatory Agents May Benefit Pre-Diagnosis Parkinson’s Disease
http://practicalneurology.com/neurologywire/2016/09/22/wpc-2016-neuroinflammatory-agents-may-benefit-pre-diagnosis-parkinsons-diseas

Neurology Advisor - Whole Body Vibration, Exercise May Improve Motor Performance in Parkinson's



WPC 2006 in the News 

Below are just a few stories that came out about during and after the first World Parkinson Congress in 2006.
 
Calgary Herald, February 24, 2006
"New agents may slow Parkinson's"
 
Contra Costa Times, February 24, 2006
"Pills show promise in delaying Parkinson's" 
 
Democrat and Chronicle, February 24, 2006
"Common drugs eyed for Parkinson's breakthrough" 
 
Boston Globe, February 25, 2006
"Parkinson's may be linked to hard workers"
 
San Antonio Express News, February 26, 2006
"Parkinson's targets straight arrows?"
 
Kansas City Star, February 26, 2006
"A straight arrow toward disease?"
 
ACNR, February 2006
 
USA Today, March 2, 2006
"Odd side effect: Gambling"

 
 
Chemical & Engineering News, April 10, 2006
"Picking Apart Parkinson's"
 
Journal of the American Medical Association, April 26, 2006
http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/whole-body-vibration-exercise-may-benefit-motor-function-in-pd/article/524687/  

 

Neurology Advisor - Statin Therapy Recommended in Parkinson's Patients with Vascular Risks
http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/statin-therapy-recommended-in-parkinsons-patients-with-vascular-risks/article/524462/

Medscape- Home Visits Help Homebound Patients With Advanced Parkinson's
http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/869502

 


Television

 

February 2016


KGW.com "Franklin HS Teacher Makes Statue for Parkinson's Disease Awareness"

http://www.kgw.com/news/local/franklin-hs-teacher-makes-statue-for-parkinsons-disease-awareness/33484925

KATU.com "Portland Art Teacher Creates Mascot to Spread Awareness of Parkinson's Disease"
http://katu.com/news/local/portland-art-teacher-creates-mascot-to-spread-awareness-of-parkinsons-disease

 

April 2016


Programa "Al Aire Libre"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0dwNXUTbyDg&feature=youtu.be

 

June 2016

 

Rock Steady Boxing helps fighters KO Parkinson's disease 
http://cbs4indy.com/2016/06/22/rock-steady-boxing-helps-fighters-ko-parkinsons-disease/

 

 July 2016 
Noticiero Telemundo: WPC 2016 Communications Committee Member Claudia Martinez Interview 

http://bit.ly/2auRdmZ

 

August 2016
CTV News "Marg & Don Turner are Walking their way to WPC 2016 Portland"
https://youtu.be/rnCpiaE8tlk 

 

September 2016
Phoenix Hispanic Parkinson's Choir Vies for People's Choice Award

http://www.12news.com/mb/news/local/valley/phoenix-hispanic-parkinsons-choir-vies-for-peoples-choice-award/319258943

Muhammad Ali's Daughter May May

http://katu.com/afternoon-live/special-guests/muhammad-alis-daughter-may-may 

Muhammad Ali's Daughter Speaks At World Parkinson Congress
http://www.kgw.com/entertainment/television/programs/portland-today/muhammad-ali-s-daughter-speaks-at-world-parkinson-congress/323134974 

Muhammad Ali's eldest daughter in Portland to raise awareness about Parkinson's
http://www.kptv.com/story/33144390/muhammad-alis-eldest-daughter-in-portland-to-raise-awareness-about-parkinsons

http://www.crossroadstoday.com/story/33150189/muhammad-alis-eldest-daughter-in-portland-to-raise-awareness-about-parkinsons

Alternative Therapies Deemed Effective For Parkinson's Symptoms
http://www.neurologyadvisor.com/wpc-2016-coverage/alternative-therapies-deemed-effective-for-parkinsons-symptoms/article/524155/

World Parkinson Congress meets for 4-day Portland conference on Parkinson's disease
http://katu.com/news/local/world-parkinson-congress-meets-for-4-day-portland-conference-on-parkinsons-disease 


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October 2015
Homewatch CareGivers "In Their Own Words: Family Caregivers"

https://www.homewatchcaregivers.com/community/blog/in-their-own-words-family-caregivers

Parkinson's Life "Why no one should have to face Parkinson's alone"
http://parkinsonslife.eu/why-no-one-should-have-to-face-parkinsons-alone/

Parkinson's Companion "4th World Parkinson Congress, Portland 2016"
http://www.dartmouth-hitchcock.org/documents/parkinsons_newsletter_2016_en5.pdf


March 2016
Portland Tribune "Parky, a 6-foot tall raccoon, fosters Parkinson awareness"

http://portlandtribune.com/pt/9-news/298182-174856-parky-a-6-foot-tall-raccoon-fosters-parkinson-awareness 


February 2016
USAToday.com "4 Things We Wanted to Mention About NBA All Stars Weekend"

http://ftw.usatoday.com/2016/02/nba-all-star-weekend-brian-grant-craig-sager 

NeurologyNow "Powering Forward"
http://journals.lww.com/neurologynow/Fulltext/2016/12010/Powering_Forward__After_a_12_year_career_with_the.21.aspx 

 

May 2016
The Fresco Institute in the News "Ringing the Bell for Parkinson's Awareness"

http://www.med.nyu.edu/parkinson/news/ringing-bell-parkinsons-awareness

http://us7.campaign-archive2.com/?u=a2d63cfc8309350d1ea6d5411&id=6e90b60e15&e=2b695da6ea

Missoulian.com "Growing art installation gathers stories of living with Parkinson's"
http://missoulian.com/news/local/growing-art-installation-gathers-stories-of-living-with-parkinson-s/article_9e577ea4-5755-5c17-966b-040bb4bd8764.html 

GFNY Championship "Superman Rides"
https://gfny.com/superman-rides/

https://www.facebook.com/notes/gran-fondo-new-york/superman-rides/1043808158990471

 

June 2016
The Star Online "Association to send delegation to World Parkinson Congress in Portland, Oregon

http://www.thestar.com.my/metro/community/2016/06/04/on-a-quest-for-knowledge-association-to-send-delegation-to-world-parkinson-congress-in-portland-oreg/

Rock Steady Boxing helps fighters KO Parkinson's disease
http://cbs4indy.com/2016/06/22/rock-steady-boxing-helps-fighters-ko-parkinsons-disease/


July 2016
Tottenham & Wood Green Independent "The age people get diagnosed with Parkinson's is getting younger 
- video producer's awareness song shortlisted

http://www.thetottenhamindependent.co.uk/news/14634277._The_age_people_get_diagnosed_with_Parkinson___s_is_getting_younger______video_producer_s_awareness_song_shortlisted/

Panorama Online "El coro Voces Unidas, integrado por pacientes de Parkinson hace historia con el video del tema "Soy el compas de otra cancion"
http://panoramaaz.com/panorama-actual/arizona/el-coro-voces-unidas-integrado-por-pacientes-de-parkinson-hacen-historia-con-el-video-del-tema-soy-el-compas-de-otra-cancion-15195


August 2016
More Than Motion "What Is the World Parkinson Congress?

Click here to download (WPC article on page 1).

Romanian-based Ziarul Hunedoreanului features Dan Raican, Antiparkinson Association and WPC in its August 8 issue.
http://zhd.ro/eveniment/comunitate/peste-2-000-de-bolnavi-de-parkinson-din-romania-vor-fi-reprezentati-in-statele-unite-de-un-hunedorean/

The Portland Physician Scribe (August 2016, Vol. 34 #8) "World Parkinson Congress to draw thousands of providers, patients to Portland" [Page 4]
Click here to download. 

Oregon Jewish Life "Dr. Richard Rosenbaum Picks a Fight With Parkinson's"
http://orjewishlife.com/dr-richard-rosenbaum-picks-a-fight-with-parkinsons/

People Magazine "Muhammad Ali's Eldest Daughter Shares Memories of Her Dad and Hope for Those With Parkinson's: 'Attitude is Everything'"
http://www.people.com/article/muhammad-ali-remembered-daughter-maryum-ali   

 

September 2016

Portland Business Journal "Legacy doctor helps to ensure Portland is 'Parkinson's Ready'"
http://www.bizjournals.com/portland/blog/health-care-inc/2016/09/legacy-doctor-helps-to-ensure-portland-is.html?ana=fbk 

Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center - Vida Positiva "Gotas de Gratitud"
Click to download 

The World Parkinson Coalition Chooses Kyoto to Host its Congress in 2019
https://meetkyoto.jp/en/news/the-world-parkinson-coalition-chooses-kyoto-to-host-its-congress-in-2019/ 

Guest Opinion: Parkinson's in Portland
https://www.thelundreport.org/content/guest-opinion-parkinson%E2%80%99s-portland

Parkinson’s News Today - World Parkinson Coalition Teams Up with NBA Vet Brian Grant on Exercise Project
http://parkinsonsnewstoday.com/2016/09/14/world-parkinson-coalition-teams-up-nba-vet-brian-grant

Healthy Living Fall 2016 -- Keeping the Flame Alive
Click to download


Radio

October 2015
Radio Parkies "DJ Pete Northrop's interview with WPC Executive Director Eli Pollard"

https://soundcloud.com/world-parkinson-coalition/sets/radio-parkies-interview

March 2016
SiriusXM/Doctor Radio Healthy Aging with Dr. Michael Perskin
Amy Lemen discussed the latest in PD research and participating in the WPC 2016

 

June 2016
RadioMD "Latest Science on Parkinson's Disease"

http://radiomd.com/show/health-radio/item/32331-latest-science-on-parkinson-s-disease

 

August 2016
SiriusXM/Doctor Radio Healthy Aging with Dr. Michael Perskin
Amy Lemen updated her March interview with the latest in PD research and participating in the WPC 2016

KIUK-AM The Jayne Carroll Show Segment
WPC 2016 Opening Ceremony speaker Maryum "May May" Ali interviewed on the Jayne Carroll Show

http://hillsboro.kuik.com/jayne/081916_Jayne_MeiMeiAli.mp3

SiriusXM Doctor Radio Primary Care Medicine with Dr. Marina Kurian
May May Ali was interviewed about her life with her dad and why she’s speaking at the Opening Ceremony at the WPC 2016

https://soundcloud.com/world-parkinson-coalition/siriusxm-doctor-radio-interview-with-may-may-ali

HealthyLife.net The Shea Vaughn Show
Shea Vaughn profiles Elizabeth (Eli) Pollard and talks about her life and the upcoming WPC 2016

http://www.healthylife.net/RadioShow/archiveSV.htm


September 2016
Fox Sports Radio: Health Matters - September 12
Eli Pollard talks about WPC 2016

https://soundcloud.com/world-parkinson-coalition/eli-pollard-talks-about-wpc-2016

KOMO Radio: Health Talk - September 4

May May Ali talks about plans for WPC 2016 
https://soundcloud.com/world-parkinson-coalition/may-may-ali-talks-about-plans-for-wpc-2016

KOMO Radio: Health Talk - September 11

Dr. Jing Zhang, UW, talks about his research and presentation at WPC 2016
https://soundcloud.com/world-parkinson-coalition/dr-jing-zhang-uw-talks-about-his-research-and-presentation-at-wpc-2016


Press Releases

 

Save the Date - January 12, 2016
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/01/prweb13156551.htm 

World Parkinson Coalition® Announces Collaboration with NBA Basketball star Brian Grant on the 
"Parkinson Power Through Project" Event at NBA All Start Game - February 3, 2016

http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/02/prweb13193435.htm 

WPC 2016 People's Choice Award: Make Your Vote Count - July 5, 2016
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/06/prweb13489829.htm 

The 4th World Parkinson Congress Presents Its First Art Walk in Portland - August 24, 2016
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/08/prweb13628057.htm 

The World Parkinson Coalition® Announces Three Recipients Of Its First WPC Award For Distinguished Contribution To The Parkinson Community - August 29, 2016
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/08/prweb13618676.htm

Thousands Pitch In To Make Portland Parkinson's Ready For 4th World Parkinson Congress, September 20-23, 2016 - September 6, 2016
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/09/prweb13649474.htm

The 4th World Parkinson Congress Announces Its 12 Hot Topics In Research - September 12, 2016
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2016/09/prweb13662807.htm

 

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