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Dogs put agility to the test

...stop her from competing with her dog Trace. Jacobsen stopped seven years ago when knee problems and the onset of Parkinson's disease made it too painful to compete. After talking with friends who encouraged her to use a mobility scooter, she...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2014-09-01/dogs-put-agility-to-the-test
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Kenai service dog, Sasha, to compete for hero award for service, rescue

...I'm just walk-walking, and all of a sudden I'm on the ground," Arbelovsky said. She has a rare form of Parkinson's Disease that short circuits the connection between her feet and brain. It causes her to fall over abruptly. Since the...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2013-05-05/to-catch-them-when-they-fall
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...Lasker award for basic research in 2009, could hold "immense potential," including in developing treatments for Parkinson's disease and in making cells that produce insulin. However, she added that therapeutic implications are still far away...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/karl-ritter/2012-10-08
Time to show resolve: Young, old and in-between reflect on changing for the New Year

...He and his wife had strokes within one year of each other (in 2006 and 2007), and Clyde has also developed Parkinson's disease, preventing him from driving his truck that he once loved. His wife Cordelia ("everyone calls her Corky...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/010911/new_767771585.shtml
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Pike-killing toxin a concern for humans

...rotenone is used to introduce Parkinson's disease in lab animals. Undetectable...disease.The dosage to cause Parkinson's disease in humans is not known...associated with the mechanics of Parkinson's disease and the EPA voiced its concern...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-06-03/pike-killing-toxin-concer
Letters
Denise Lake plan could be devastating

...from a tropical plant. Rotenone is used to cause Parkinson's disease in lab animals and undetectable amounts have been shown to cause Parkinson's disease symptoms. Unknown are the long term health effects...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042310/let_620866073.shtml
Opinion
Poisoning Denise Lake does not address pike issues

...implies that a single study referenced a link between Parkinson's Disease and rotenone applied topically. A cursory PubMed...use of rotenone is an accepted means of inducing a Parkinson's Disease model in the lab -- not simply a vague, rare finding...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/052110/let_642533314.shtml
Opinion
Is drinking coffee really that bad for you?

...blood levels of glucose (blood sugar). There's equally impressive research showing coffee may protect against Parkinson's disease, dementia, and cardiovascular disease. However, it's still not clear how this works. We know that coffee...

http://www.peninsulaclarion.com/stories/042411/peo_819440208.shtml
People
Reader disagrees with use of chemical

...kill unwanted pike in lakes and streams. 1. Rotenone at undetectable levels is used in laboratories to cause Parkinson's disease in lab rats. (Obviously there have been no lab tests on humans to gauge human levels needed to induce Parkinson...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/opinion/letters/2011-10-28/reader-disagrees-with-use
Letters
Dog has a knack for knowing when people need help

...needs different behaviors to customize it for the person that needs the service." Since she was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease in 2008, Arbelovsky had issues with falling, a complication of the disease. After doing some research, she...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2012-04-02/stacking-the-odds
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