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My Father, my Brother, and Me

The story of journalist Dave Iverson’s personal journey to understand the disease that has taken such a toll on his family… Recently aired on the American PBS network, this program can be viewed online via the PBS website.

Parkinson’s NSW Website – Outstanding Achievement Award

“We are happy to announce that the Parkinsons NSW Website entered into the IMA competition, (entered September 22, 2008 under the category ‘Charity’), has won the IMA Outstanding Achievement  Award with an overall score of 464.

The Outstanding Achievement award is the second highest honor bestowed by IMA and an extremely challenging award to win. Your website has excelled in all areas of our judging criteria and represents a very high standard of planning, execution and overall professionalism”

Congratulations to Protein One and the PNSW people that made it happen!!

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION about Cabaser – (Issued 13th September 2008)

Pfizer Australia has informed us about important safety changes to Cabaser® (cabergoline) in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease and the availability of one of the strengths.

These changes will come into effect on 1st November 2008.

Parkinson’s find under Scientists’ Noses – (ABC TV story, aired Monday 16th June, 2008)

Australian scientists have made a major breakthrough in research into Parkinson’s disease. They discovered that stem cells taken from inside a patients nose can produce a chemical that’s missing in people with Parkinson’s.