Stained glass shattering
How often do you look up? Think about it, really think about it. We are so used to looking down at phones or devices. People are frequently looking ahead to see where they are going. Occasionally we look to the right or left because we’re chatting with someone beside us. But we rarely look up, unless it’s for a specific purpose. This week’s writing prompt is designed to encourage you to think about what happens when you look up. All the photo’s this month come from Burgh Island of Agatha Christie fame. I went with a friend for lunch one day about ten years ago and had fun wandering around capturing ...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - June 30, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing writing prompt Source Type: news

A practical guide to the evaluation of compensation strategies for gait impairment in Parkinson's disease - Tosserams A, Nonnekes J.
Gait impairments are among the most common and disabling symptoms of Parkinson's disease (PD). Management consist of complementary pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatment options [1]. Physiotherapy is a cornerstone of the non-pharmacological pill... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Real-world stair ambulation characteristics differ between prospective fallers and non-fallers in Parkinson's disease - Roth N, Ullrich M, Kuderle A, Gladow T, Marxreiter F, Gassner H, Kluge F, Klucken J, Eskofier BM.
Falls are among the leading causes of injuries or death for individuals from the age of 65 and the prevalence of falls is especially high for patients suffering from neurological diseases like Parkinson's disease (PD). Due to advancements in wearable senso... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 29, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Egress, Escape, Evacuation, Crowds Source Type: news

Is this a way to stop Parkinson's tremors? Inventor is convinced her creation can help thousands
The casual observer might overlook the small wire over Sandra McDonough's ear. Yet this little stick has, she claims, given her back the speech and mobility she lost after her Parkinson's diagnosis. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Tied to Increased Risk for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's COVID-19 Tied to Increased Risk for Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
COVID-19 has been associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer ' s and Parkinson ' s disease. However, there was no excess risk of these neurologic disorders following COVID vs other respiratory infections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Primary Care Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

COVID-19 Tied to Increased Risk of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's COVID-19 Tied to Increased Risk of Alzheimer's, Parkinson's
COVID-19 has been associated with an increased risk for Alzheimer ' s and Parkinson ' s disease. However, there was no excess risk of these neurologic disorders following COVID vs other respiratory infections.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

Prevalence and clinical aspects of depression in Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta ‑analysis of 129 studies - Cong S, Xiang C, Zhang S, Zhang T, Wang H, Cong S.
Depression is one of the most important non-motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD), but its prevalence and related clinical characteristics are unclear. To this end, we performed a systematic review and meta-analysis based on 129 studies, including 383... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Researches say Covid sufferers are three times as likely to develop Alzheimer's disease
PEOPLE who have had Covid may be more than three times as likely to be diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, a study suggests. Their chances of developing Parkinson's also appeared to be 2.7 times higher, risk of stroke 2.7 times higher and risk of a bleed on the brain 4.8 times higher. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 24, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Insightec highlights Exablate Prostate system study results
Insightec is highlighting a study that shows the company's Exablate Prostat...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Insightec names Ishrak as new board member Insightec to launch new trials of Exablate Neuro 1st patient receives Exablate Prostate treatment FDA OKs Exablate Neuro for use in Parkinson's disease Insightec's Exablate Neuro gets approval in India (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - June 24, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

The other world
I don’t know about you but I often happen across random ‘things’ that are out of context and this week’s photo prompt is no exception. This beautifully crafted gate and stile just sat in the middle of the field all on their lonesome. They weren’t keeping anything in or protecting an area from things without. So why were they there? Your mission, should you choose to accept it is to tell us why they are there and what can be found beyond them. Please feel free to leave your first line, paragraph or even title in the comments below. You could even craft a complete piece of flash fiction for this...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - June 23, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Creative Writing writing prompt Source Type: news

Onset of Frequent Nightmares a Very Early Sign of Parkinson's? Onset of Frequent Nightmares a Very Early Sign of Parkinson's?
Many nonmotor symptoms appear years before formal diagnosis of Parkinson ' s disease, including frequent nightmares.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery News Source Type: news

6 reasons why new small businesses fail
There have been a lot of words written over the years explaining why businesses fail. A little research though shows it mostly boils down to 6 common factors and themes. Starting your business for the wrong reasons. Many people start businesses as a result of a change in their working lives. For instance, they may be made redundant and can’t find alternative employment so decide that they may as well work for themselves to earn some money. Others believe that working for themselves will give them more time for their hobbies or their family, if this is the case then you need to finely balance what you need to earn with t...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - June 22, 2022 Category: OBGYN Authors: Linda Parkinson-Hardman Tags: Technology Source Type: news

Michael J Fox: Star admits Parkinson's is 'nothing compared' to other health struggle
ACTOR Michael J Fox famously spoke out about his diagnosis of Parkinson's disease back in 1998 after first developing the condition back in the early 1990s. But in a recent interview, Fox, 61, explained that another life-threatening health condition he battled shortly after his diagnosis makes Parkinson's look like "nothing". (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 22, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Falls in Parkinson's disease: the impact of disease progression, treatment, and motor complications - Lima DP, de-Almeida SB, Bonfadini JC, Carneiro AHS, de Luna JRG, de Alencar MS, Viana-J únior AB, Rodrigues PGB, Pereira IS, Roriz-Filho JS, Sobreira-Neto MA, Braga-Neto P.
The objective of this study was to evalua... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 22, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Parkinson’s disease symptoms: What is your posture like? The surprising sign
SOME signs of Parkinson's can be hard to spot, or subtle at first. Nonetheless, there are some signs in movement which can crop up. There are several therapies that can make living with Parkinson's disease easier and help you deal with your symptoms on a day-to-day basis, the NHS explains. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 21, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news