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Author: Di Binns

End of Year Report from Anastasia

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disease, predominantly affecting the motor system. Current medications for Parkinson’s disease, such as Levodopa, […]
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Early Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Symptoms of PD come in two categories: motor (to do with movement) and non-motor (other symptoms). Before Parkinson’s Disease (PD) […]
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Symptoms of Established Parkinson’s Disease

Symptoms of established Parkinson’s Disease As described here, Parkinson’s Disease (PD) has symptoms which involve altered movement, called motor symptoms; […]
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What Causes Parkinson’s Disease?

What causes Parkinson’s Disease?   Reduced Dopamine Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is described as a “movement disorder”, because the primary symptoms […]
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How Does Someone Know if They Have Parkinson’s Disease?

What is Parkinson’s Disease? Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is often described as a “movement disorder”. The most well-known symptom of PD […]
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Assessment and Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease

Making your own diagnosis – the good and the bad When someone arrives at their Doctor’s appointment, it’s quite common […]
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Fred’s Walk The Bay 2018 – A Huge Success

This year’s Walk the Bay was a remarkable success, despite the brisk and damp weather. With approximately 170 people in attendance, […]
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The research that is being funded – Update with Anastasia

I began my PhD in March with Associate Professor Tracey Dickson’s research group at Menzies, after obtaining First Class Honours […]
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Movie Night Fundraiser

On the evening of Thursday, 8 November 2017, the Fred Binns Parkinson’s Foundation hosted a fundraising event at the State […]
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Research report

According to an item in a recent issue of the London Daily Telegraph, dogs could ‘sniff out’ Parkinson’s disease years before symptoms […]
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