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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Top European Experts Unite for MSA Vaccine!

GOOD NEWS!!! An internatonal consortium of top research experts have received significant EU funding for the clinical development of therapeutic vaccines against Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) and Parkinson's Disease (PD). The research teams will be led by Australian biotech company AFFiRiS AG and comprising of medical and scientific key opinion leaders from Germany,France and Austria. Asides from targetting the protein known as alpha-synuclein,

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Today (April 22) is Earth Day!

Earth day is celebrated every April 22nd worldwide. It is a day dedicated to celebrating the environment and supporting environmental protection. Various territories have their peculiar and diverse environmental issues and this day is set aside to pay serious attention to these problems and for environmental activism globally. This celebration is carried out in more than 192 countries annually. Earth Day was actually first celebrated in 1970,

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Parkinson’s Awareness Week 2014

  It was in 1817 that a London doctor, James Parkinson (His birthday happens to be on the 11th of April), published “An essay on the shaking palsy” and established Parkinson’s disease as a recognised medical condition. The French neurologist Jean Martin Charcot named the disease after him 60 years later. Parkinson's disease (PD also known as idiopathic or primary parkinsonism, hypokinetic rigid syndrome/HRS,

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