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  • Active Tree Services Supports Pause 4 Parkinson’s as Gold Sponsor

    With the Shake it Up Foundation’s annual Pause 4 Parkinson’s campaign drawing near, Australia’s largest tree management company, Active Tree Services, has proudly come on board as a Gold sponsor. Announcing the company’s commitment this week, Active CEO John Tolmie... The post Active Tree Services Supports Pause 4 Parkinson’s as Gold Sponsor appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Blood Test May Help Confirm Parkinson’s Diagnosis

    Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex and varied disorder with many different potential motor and non-motor symptoms. Early on, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson’s or an atypical parkinsonism, a condition that shares... The post Blood Test May Help Confirm Parkinson’s Diagnosis appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

Shake It Up Australia Foundation

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  • First Trial Begins Testing Drug in People with Parkinson’s and a GBA Mutation

    Sanofi Genzyme has started a clinical trial for a drug targeting cellular dysfunction seen in people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) and a GBA mutation. This study is a major step for PD research as it is the first drug trial where... The post First Trial Begins Testing Drug in People with Parkinson’s and a GBA Mutation appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Research News: Inhaled Levodopa Steps Closer to the Goal Line

    Acorda Therapeutics have announced positive results from the Phase III trial of CVT-301, an inhalable form of levodopa. MJFF funded earlier work on this drug by biotech Civitas before it was acquired by Acorda. The new formulation of levodopa is... The post Research News: Inhaled Levodopa Steps Closer to the Goal Line appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Our Shake It Up Heroes take on a Triathlon

    For this family the biggest reward is the sense of fulfilment which comes from seeing through a promise they made to their Mum who lived with Parkinson’s.  I know Mum would love what we are doing and would feel proud of... The post Our Shake It Up Heroes take on a Triathlon appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Parkinson’s Video – It’s more than just the Shakes

    Shake It Up Australia Foundation shows that Parkinson’s is “more than just the shakes” 32 Australians are diagnosed in Parkinson’s every day. This world Parkinson’s Day – Tuesday 11 April, join us as we Pause 4 Parkinson’s. Participating is easy, simply... The post Parkinson’s Video – It’s more than just the Shakes appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

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  • New Research Suggests Connection between Gut Bacteria and Parkinson’s Symptoms

    New research findings propose a way one’s gut bacteria may play a role in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Scientists are studying the connection between the intestinal tract and PD because the nervous systems of the gut and the brain are connected,... The post New Research Suggests Connection between Gut Bacteria and Parkinson’s Symptoms appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Exciting News on one of our Research Projects – Early intervention may be possible for Parkinson’s disease

    We are excited to share news on one of our research projects at Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA), which has shown that early drug intervention before the debilitating symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) start to take hold may be possible. This discovery,... The post Exciting News on one of our Research Projects – Early intervention may be possible for Parkinson’s disease appeared first on ...

  • Our Shake It Up Hero Shane rides 23,000km for Parkinson’s

    This week our hero is Shane Hutton who has been a long time supporter of the foundation and  committed to finding a cure for Parkinson’s to support his friend who was diagnosed at a young age.   Shane’s love for ultra... The post Our Shake It Up Hero Shane rides 23,000km for Parkinson’s appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Deep Brain Stimutlation (DBS) in Parkinson’s disease

    Deep brain stimulation (DBS), a surgical therapy for Parkinson’s disease, is typically considered when a person who has had Parkinson’s for four years or more develops complications, such as dyskinesia(uncontrolled, involuntary movements) and/or significant “off” time (when medication isn’t working... The post Deep Brain Stimutlation (DBS) in Parkinson’s disease appeared first on Shake It Up Austr...

  • Fairholme Aquatic Centre Shakes It Up for Parkinson’s

    Our heroes this week are the team from the Fairholme Aquatic Centre who have created an annual event to honour a former swim coach of the centre who lives with Parkinson’s.   What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for... The post Fairholme Aquatic Centre Shakes It Up for Parkinson’s appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • New role to really shake things up for Parkinson’s research

    As part of our long term strategic plan Shake It Up Australia is currently advertising for a new role which is designed to significantly increase the volume of Parkinson’s research we are able to fund. Supporting the CEO and reporting... The post New role to really shake things up for Parkinson’s research appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Todd Sherer shares on a message on the Power of Partnerships

    Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) CEO Todd Sherer recently shared a message on the ‘Power of Fostering Partnerships’ to speed progress into Parkinson’s disease. Shake It Up are proud to be partnering with MJFF and share a vision to make... The post Todd Sherer shares on a message on the Power of Partnerships appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s fundraiser

    Our hero this week is Liz McMillan who hosted a fundraiser “Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s”.   Liz was amazed at the generosity of people and their willingness to be involved. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for... The post Pimms and a Punch for Parkinson’s fundraiser appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Will & Corrie walk 850km for Parkinson’s

    My wife Corrie and I have recently walked from Vercelli to Rome (a distance of 850kms over 44 days). For many, it is one of a host of pilgrimages across Europe – for us it is a ‘long walk’ to... The post Will & Corrie walk 850km for Parkinson’s appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • This Christmas, your donation to Parkinson’s research is the ultimate gift.

    Shoes are on, laces tied, as we hit our final sprint to the end of 2016. Much has been achieved, and yet there is much more to be announced with new research projects soon to be revealed. Our ability to... The post This Christmas, your donation to Parkinson’s research is the ultimate gift. appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Alpha-synuclein Antibody moves a step closer

    Therapeutic projects against top target protein alpha-synuclein continue to march through clinical testing and closer to patient hands. Yesterday biotechnology company Prothena announced results from its Phase Ib trial of PRX002, an antibody under investigation as a treatment to slow... The post Alpha-synuclein Antibody moves a step closer appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Our Hero Laura Logan supports Parkinson’s research

    Our Shake It Up Hero this week is Laura Logan who competed in the Adelaide Stadium Stomp to raise funds for Parkinson’s research.   Laura’s motivation to support Parkinson’s comes from her Mum who was diagnosed 9 years ago at... The post Our Hero Laura Logan supports Parkinson’s research appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Fatigue and Parkinson’s

    Christmas is a busy time for everyone but for people with Parkinson’s this is even more exhausting. Some Steps People Can Take to Avoid Fatigue:   Eat well. Getting the right food is necessary for feeling strong. … Exercise –... The post Fatigue and Parkinson’s appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Our heroes Gary & Beau take on Everest to raise funds for Parkinson’s

    Our heroes this week are Gary Mckitterick-Gillett and Beau Stewart who have just completed the trek to Mt Everest Base Camp, all to raise funds for Parkinson’s research.   What an amazing effort – congratulations. What Drives Your Commitment to find... The post Our heroes Gary & Beau take on Everest to raise funds for Parkinson’s appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Podcast – Learn More about Gut Bacteria and Parkinson’s Disease

    In the latest episode of “Getting to a Cure: The Science behind the Search” podcast series from our partners at The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s research, Sarkis Mazmanian, PhD, the Luis B. and Nelly Soux Professor of Microbiology and... The post Podcast – Learn More about Gut Bacteria and Parkinson’s Disease appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Clyde Campbell – Australia Day Ambassador for 2017

    For the sixth year running our founder Clyde Campbell is an Australia Day Ambassador.   Each year, the Australia Day Ambassador Program sees more than 150 inspirational Australians speaking about what it truly means to be Australian. Drawn from diverse fields... The post Clyde Campbell – Australia Day Ambassador for 2017 appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • 5 Tips for Coping with the Heat

    With temperatures soaring across the country, here are our top tips for keeping cool. Keep hydrated: Make sure you drink plenty of water and fruit juice and avoid tea, coffee and alcohol. Stay indoors: Try to avoid any strenuous activity.... The post 5 Tips for Coping with the Heat appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Trophic Factor Project CDNF Receives $6M Grant for Clinical Testing

    The European Union recently awarded a $6 million grant to Herantis Pharma for a Phase I-II clinical study of a potential therapy for Parkinson’s disease (PD): cerebral dopamine neurotrophic factor (CDNF). The study will be conducted by a consortium of 11 industry... The post Trophic Factor Project CDNF Receives $6M Grant for Clinical Testing appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • Yoga for Parkinson’s: Research suggests many benefits

    Yoga continues to rise in popularity and is cited as a favourite non-medical therapy by many living with Parkinson’s disease. Getting started can seem challenging, as it is often portrayed with pretzel-like contortions and trendy #yogaselfies on social media. But,... The post Yoga for Parkinson’s: Research suggests many benefits appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

  • NSW Dolls Club Raises $10,000 for Parkinson’s

    Our heroes this week are the NSW Dolls Club who raised $10,000 through auctions of dolls and through their charity table at the Annual Doll Fair.  The Club is committed to finding a cure to support a member of the club... The post NSW Dolls Club Raises $10,000 for Parkinson’s appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

Shake It Up Australia Foundation

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  • Vaccine for Parkinson’s Reports Positive Results from Boost Study

    New study results from Austrian biotech AFFiRiS support continued development of its vaccine against the key Parkinson’s protein alpha-synuclein. Today the company announced its “boost” follow-up study — funded with a $1.04 million grant from The Michael J. Fox Foundation... The post Vaccine for Parkinson’s Reports Positive Results from Boost Study appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundatio...

  • Shake It Up Hero – Liz

    Our Shake It Up Hero this week is Liz who, together with her husband Bradden, is raising funds and awareness for Parkinson’s research and getting fitter at the same time! 1. What Drives Your Commitment to find a cure for Parkinson’s?... The post Shake It Up Hero – Liz appeared first on Shake It Up Australia Foundation.

Shake It Up Australia Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

Shake It Up Australia Foundation

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 5 months ago

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