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bibmomma

Austin, Texas
A Texan, a mom, a librarian....that's me! Also, a person with Parkinson's Disease who wants to help other PWP become better informed about treatments, symptoms and therapies.
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A Blessing….But Still a Kick in the Gut by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Wow, after a long, protracted wait, we FINALLY have the Neupro patch back on the market for those with RLS and PD to purchase in the United States.  I feel like this has b ... Read on »
Interesting Possibility – New Algorithm Can Detect Parkinson’s Disease in Voices by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health I received an email message today from a representative of NEWSY – Multisource Video News.  They informed me that there is a mathematician in Britain that has pioneered a ... Read on »
After a Long Absence – I’m back for now by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health It’s been almost a year since I’ve posted anything on my blog.  I know, you’ve missed me…..terribly, I’m sure!!  Ha Ha!  At least you know I haven’t lost my sense of humor ... Read on »
FDA Approves NEUPRO Patch for Use in the United States! YIPPEE SKIPPY!! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health After years of waiting for the NEUPRO patch to be approved by the FDA, Parkinson’s patients and RLS sufferers will FINALLY have some relief.  Today the FDA has announced t ... Read on »
Can a Simple Blood Test Diagnose EOPD? by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Blood Test Kit by Alegrya via Flickr I suffer from EOPD (Early Onset Parkinson’s Disease ).  There is new research from the University of Sweden that claims ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Disease in a Dish by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image via CrunchBase Genia Brin, mother of Google founder, Sergey Brin, contributed a dime size amount of skin cells from her upper arm to Stanford Universit ... Read on »
A New Andy Daly Posting by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image via Wikipedia One of my favorite readers….fellow Parkinson’s bloggers is Andy Daly.  His blog can be found at: http://andydaly.wordpress.com. Anyw ... Read on »
No News from UCB or FDA on Neupro Patch by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Circuits of the basal ganglia in Parkinson's disease, Image via Wikipedia With February upon us, I had hoped for good news for those PWP (people with Parkins ... Read on »
Parkinson’s Action Network 2011 Research & Public Policy Forum Webcast by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health On February 28, 2011 from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET the Parkinson’s Action Network (PAN) invites you to join them for the 2011 Research & Public Policy Forum Webcast. Thi ... Read on »
What Causes Brain Cell Death in Parkinson’s Patients? by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Neurons in the brain - illustration; Image by Hljod.Huskona via Flickr This interesting news gives me great hope that there may be a cure for Parkinson’s Dis ... Read on »
2010 in review – Thanks for a GREAT YEAR! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health-o-Met ... Read on »
NEW & UPDATED Links to Parkinson’s Disease BLOGS & WEBSITES by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Marking Parkinson's - Image by EMSL via Flickr All of the links on the sidebar have been verified and they are active and corrected.   I have also added new ... Read on »
FAQs of Parkinson’s Disease by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health These Frequently Asked Questions are from the PBS Special, “My Father, My Brother and Me”.  If you haven’t viewed this program, I would suggest that you take the time to v ... Read on »
Taking a Break! by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image by Okinawa Soba via Flickr I wish I could say this is me, sitting in a relaxed pose, knitting away. However, it’s not.  I’ve been given 5 more stat ... Read on »
NEUPRO Patch Trial Information by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image via Wikipedia Today I received these comments from a reader about the drug trial for the NEUPRO patch: I just received an email this morning that i ... Read on »
Study: Brain energy crisis may spark Parkinson’s – Medical Research News – AARP... by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Study: Brain energy crisis may spark Parkinson’s – Medical Research News – AARP Bulletin . This is an interesting study that suggests the tiny mitochondria in our bra ... Read on »
Good News on Neupro Study by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Image via Wikipedia Cathy in Detroit reports that her physician is taking new applicants for the Neupro drug trial study.  This is an important study in whic ... Read on »
UPDRS Update by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health   Image via Wikipedia   My 6 month visit with the neurologist here was very, very good.  They did the UPDRS ( Unified Parkinson’s Disease Rating Scal ... Read on »
GOODBYE, MY SWEET DOGGIE, BRANDY by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Brandy resting in the pond waterfall. Today we said goodbye to my dear friend, the best listener, my doggie soul mate…..Brandy.  She was part Australia Shepherd an ... Read on »
“Day By Day” Diary Now On Sale for Parkinson’s Patients by bibmomma Posted in: Blog Posts in Brain Health Wayne Lomas (L) presents ring #29 to Ian Findlay(r) for coaching Glen Housman to Gold in the 1500M Freestyle at the 1989 Tokyo Pan Pacific Championships Nicole F ... Read on »