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Live Well with Parkinson's website helps people with Parkinson's avoid protein-medication interaction
June 17, 2013 | Globe and Mail | Times Colonist | Articles

Has your spouse stopped smiling? Parkinson's could be the cause
February 1, 2012 | Niagara Advance | Article

Gladstone Scientists Identify Protein that Contributes to Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease
January 25, 2012 | ucsf.edu | Article

Parkin larvae bring researchers closer to solving Parkinson's disease puzzle
January 16, 2012 | MedicalExpress.com | Article

New study supports view that Lewy bodies are not the primary cause of cell death in Parkinson's Disease
January 9, 2012 | MedicalExpress.com | Article

Health insurance and ‘genetic discrimination’: Are rules needed?
January 1, 2012 | theglobeandmail.com | Article

Diagnosing Parkinson’s before symptoms start
December 17, 2011 |  Article

Volunteering Runs in this Family
November 19, 2011 |  News Release

Antonio Strafella named Canada Research Chair: Medicine professor recognized for his innovative work with Parkinson’s disease
October 24, 2011 | The Varsity | Article

Woman honoured for compassion while suffering from Parkinson's disease
October 19, 2011 | InsideToronto.com | Article

The Government of Canada funds National Neurological Study
September 29, 2011 | Public Health Agency of Canada | Article

Media Planet: Research Excellence
September 2011 | National Post Media Planet  | Insert

Does levodopa accelerate the pathologic process in Parkinson disease brain? | Editor's Note
September 14, 2011 | US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health  | Abstract

Levodopa toxicity and Parkinson disease: Still a need for equipoise
September 14, 2011 | US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health  | Abstract

UBC makes Parkinson's breakthrough
September 9, 2011 | Sun News Network  | Article

B.C. Leadership Chair in Genetic Medicine appointed at UBC
August 30, 2011 | Canadaviews.ca  | Article

I’m raising kids and managing Parkinson’s
August 28, 2011 | The Globe & Mail | Article

Young Brains Lack the Wisdom of Their Elders, Clinical Study Shows
August 25, 2011 | Science Daily | Article

Canadians Want a Health Care System Accountable to Patients (News Release)
11th Annual National Report Card on Health Care (National Report Card)
August 22, 2011 | Canadian Medical Association

Deep Brain Stimulation Improves Parkinson's Symptoms Long-Term
August 8, 2011 | MedBroadcast | Article

Parkinson's-causing gene discovered at UBC
July 15, 2011 | Leader-Post | Article

Advances in Parkinson's: Rethinking a challenging disease
June 17, 2011 | National Research Council Canada | Article

U of T finds possible cause of sleep disorder
June 16, 2011 | Ottawa Sun | Article

Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness: Who has perfect genes?
June 6, 2011 | ipolitics.ca | Article

Legacy gifts enable extraordinary things for people living with Parkinson's
June 1, 2011 | Ottawa Citizen | Article

World-renowned Parkinson's researchers coming to Waterloo, Ontario for symposium
May 31, 2011 | TheRecord.com | Article

Choir helps Parkinson sufferers regain their voices
May 30, 2011 | Edmonton Journal | Article

Parkinson's therapy includes singing
May 26, 2011 | Leader-Post | Article

You Docs: Berries keep your brain young
May 4, 2011 | Healthzone.ca | Article

CASLPA COMMUNIQUE SPRING 2011
April 25, 2011 | Toronto Sun | Article

Parkinson's showing up in younger patients
April 25, 2011 | Toronto Sun | Article

Foods that can help prevent Parkinson's disease
April 11, 2011 | Toronto Sun | Article

Study says gene therapy eases Parkinson's, others worry about long-term effects
March 16, 2011 | Winnipeg Free Press | Article

Breakthrough in genetic therapy helps Parkinson’s patients
March 16, 2011 | Healthzone.ca | Article

New study says gene therapy eases Parkinson’s symptoms, others worry about long-term effects
March 16, 2011 | Washington Post | Article

Neurological Health Charities Canada: Change-Makers Honoured at BrainWave 2011
March 10, 2011 | Neurological Health Charities Canada | News Release

Ibuprofen could cut Parkinson's risk by a third: Study
Parkinson Society Canada response
March 3, 2011 | Canada.com | Article

Study offers insight into brain chemistry behind addiction
The Vancouver Sun | Article

Beware the miracle cure (an article on deep-brain stimulation)
Oct. 23, 2010 | National Post | Article

Ottawa researcher behind Parkinson’s discovery
Oct. 14, 2010 | Ottawa Citizen | Article

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson Disease
Oct. 11, 2010 | PubMed | Abstract

In Parkinson's Disease, Brain Cells Abandon Mitochondria
Oct. 6, 2010 | ScienceDaily | Article

Midland couple’s 15-year journey with Parkinson’s
Sept. 9, 2010 | Simcoe.com | Article

More and more young people with Parkinson’s
Sept. 9, 2010 | Inside Halton | Article

Pirates raising funds for Parkinson's at SuperWalk in Lethbridge
Aug. 31, 2010 | Global News | Video Clip

Schwartz brothers step up to help Parkinson SuperWalk
Aug. 26, 2010 | Cape Breton Post | Article

Stem cell groups warn of 'rogue' clinics
Jun. 9, 2010 | CTV.ca | Article

W5: Parkinson's drug sends patients on orgy of gambling...
Apr 24, 2010 | CTV.ca | Video Clip

Parkinson Society opens the Toronto Stock Market
Apr. 21, 2010 | TMX Group | Events calendar

Health: Lifetime with Pauline Chan: Parkinson's-cise
Apr. 21, 2010 | CTV.ca | Video clip

The nose knows: Key to diagnosing Parkinson's ...
Apr. 19, 2010 | The Toronto Sun | Article

Patrick Brown MP for Barrie addresses Parliament
Mar. 29, 2010 | Patrick Brown website | Video clip

Parkinson’s disease. . . more than a movement disorder
Apr. 16, 2010 | Northwest Parkinson Foundation Newsletter | Article

Neurology Panel revises Parkinson’s Guidelines
Apr. 6, 2010 | Medical Post | Article

Parkinson’s Can Feel Unstoppable
Mar. 26, 2010 | National Post | Your Brain Supplement

Organization helps, educates on disease
Mar. 16, 2010 | Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows Times | Article

Reinventing Life: Moving forward with Parkinson's
Spring 2010 | Canadian Health & Lifestyles | Article

Call for Federal Action on Genetic Discrimination
Feb. 25, 2010 | Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital | Press Release

What happens to nerve cells in Parkinson's disease?
Feb. 9, 2010 | Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness | Press Release

Recall of neXus I, II and III Rollators due to potential health and safety risk
Feb. 2, 2010 | Health Canada | Public Communication

Chewing gum helps patients
Oct. 23, 2009 | Kingston WhigStandard | Article

Parkinson patients test gum
Oct. 23, 2009 | CBC News | Article

Chew it's good for you
Oct. 23, 2009 | London Free Press | Article

Fox vows to helps all Parkinson's charities
Sept. 25, 2009 | The Star.com | Article

Lobbying Government for Genetic Discrimination Procedures
Sept. 24, 2009 | Canadian Coalition for Genetic Fairness | Press Release

Ali's Wife going 12 rounds against Parkinson's
Sept. 27, 2007 | Mercury News | Article

Ali's Wife going 12 rounds against Parkinson's
Sept. 27, 2007 | Mercury News | Article

Hypertension drug may halt Parkinson's
Nov. 6, 2007 | The Globe and Mail | Article

Path of Disorder hard to predict
Jun. 29, 2007 | Science Reporter | Article

Fish diet appears to ward off Parkinson's disease
Nov. 29, 2007 | The Vancouver Sun | Article

Stem-cell method hailed as 'massive breakthrough'
Nov. 21, 2007 | The Globe and Mail | Article

Brain implant triggers hasty behaviour
Oct. 26, 2007 | The Globe and Mail | Article