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Old 09-19-2006, 12:10 PM   #1
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Old 09-19-2006, 03:33 PM   #2
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Default Basic Neuroscience with Pictures

http://neuroscienceupdate.cumc.columbia.edu/

This is a Columbia University course in neuroscience, About two dozen individual lecturers cover their subjects in depth both in text and video. Great resource.
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Currently (2011) taking 200/50 Sinemet CR 8 times a day + 10/100 Sinemet 3 times a day. Functional 90% of waking day but fragile. Failure at exercise but still trying. Constantly experimenting. Beta blocker and ACE inhibitor at present. Currently (01/2013) taking ldopa/carbadopa 200/50 CR six times a day + 10/100 form 3 times daily. Functional 90% of day. Update 04/2013: L/C 200/50 8x; Beta Blocker; ACE Inhib; Ginger; Turmeric; Creatine; Magnesium; Potassium. Doing well.
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http://www.thebrain.mcgill.ca/flash/index_a.html

Choose from Easy, Medium, or Hard tours of the brain.
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Born in 1953, 1st symptoms and misdiagnosed as essential tremor in 1992. Dx with PD in 2000.
Currently (2011) taking 200/50 Sinemet CR 8 times a day + 10/100 Sinemet 3 times a day. Functional 90% of waking day but fragile. Failure at exercise but still trying. Constantly experimenting. Beta blocker and ACE inhibitor at present. Currently (01/2013) taking ldopa/carbadopa 200/50 CR six times a day + 10/100 form 3 times daily. Functional 90% of day. Update 04/2013: L/C 200/50 8x; Beta Blocker; ACE Inhib; Ginger; Turmeric; Creatine; Magnesium; Potassium. Doing well.
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Old 10-11-2006, 08:01 AM   #5
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Site for timers and pill holders particularly on for your keyring so you don't forget your meds....
http://www.forgettingthepill.com/cgi...ewelry+1+513+1
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Old 10-21-2006, 02:06 PM   #6
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Ask-An-Expert Websites
The following is a list of websites where you can ask experts in the medical field your health questions. These websites are designed to help educate you on a wide range of health topics. Go ahead and ask them anything. Some questions include: Can I travel by air in my seventh month of pregnancy? What can be done for excessive snoring? Are the herbal medicines sold in health food stores really safe? Can the new cartilage transplant surgery help my arthritic knee?
Allergies: www.allernet.com
Aneurysms: www.westga.edu/~wmaples/doc.html
Arthritis: www.arthritis.org/forms/ask_help.shtml
Asthma: www.asthmacentre.com/ask_the_doctor. html
Attention Deficit Disorder: www.erols.com/ drleeb/
Bipolar Mood Disorder: www.mhsource.com/ bipolar/expert.html
Blood Vessels: www.visi.com/~irm/
Bones and Joints: bunny.lek.net/~fed/
Brain and Nervous System: www.surgery.missouri.edu/
Cancer: www.cancercareinc.org/services/referral2.htm
www.cancerhope.com/ask_a_doctor/question.html
CPR: www.learncpr.org/askdoctor.html
Dentist: www.the-toothfairy.com
Diabetes: www.childrenwithdiabetes.com/dteam/d_0d004.htm
Diet: www.drdiet.com
Eyes: www.visioncare.com
General Health: www.mercyhealthsystem.org/ASKNURSE/askartcl.htm
www.intelihealth.com/IH
www.yahoo.com/health/Ask_the_Nurse
www.harthosp.org/questions/
{www.dreamtek.com/doctor.html
{www.coloradohealthnet.org/COPD/copd_ask.html
{www.bethisraelny.org/interactive/askdoctor.html
Grief: {www.death-dying.com/experts/index.html
Heart Disease: {www.sacheart.com
Kidneys: {www.cnykidney.org
Knee Problems: {www.knees.com
Medications: {www.wilmington.net/dees/ask.html
Men's Health: {methodisthealth.com/Urology/ask.htm
Mental Health: {www.mhsource.com/expert.html
Muscles: {www.openmri-southtexas.com/askthe.html
Muscular Dystrophy: {www.mdausa.org/experts
Neonatology: {www.neo.tch.tmc.edu/
Neurology: {www.dr-neurosurg.com/index.html
{www.bih.harvard.edu/neurology/docbag.htm
Orthodontics: {www.bracesrus.com/
Pain: {www.pain.com/defaultcon.cfm?direct=dr
Parenting: {www.mbnet.mb.ca/crm/granny/granny.html
Pediatric Urology: {peds-www.bsd.uchicago.edu/sections/urology/index.html
Pediatrics: {www.mindspring.com/~drwarren/wpsl.htm
{www.drs4kids.com/index.html
Plastic Surgery: {www.ariyan.com/index.html
{www.phudson.com/WELCOME/form.html
Pregnancy: {www.abilene.com/armc
{www.modimes.org/rc/help.htm
Radiology: {telescan.nki.nl/SecondOpinion/index.html
Skin Conditions: {www.facefacts.com/doctork.htm
Spinal Problems: {www.orthospine.com
Sports Medicine: {www.kyclinic.com
Surfing Ailments: {www.mavsurfer.com/riptide/index.html
Thyroid Disease: {www.thyroid.com/index.html
Veterinarian: {www.prah.com
{www.k9shrink.com/html/askdoc.html
Whiplash: {www.whiplash101.com/discussion
Women's Health: {www.womenshealth.org
{www.healthywomen.com/asknp/index.htm
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Resolve to be tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving, and tolerant with the weak and the wrong. Sometime in your life you will have been all of these.

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Old 10-21-2006, 02:10 PM   #7
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Exclamation Free help -

http://www.freeforvictims.lesko.com/

This is a great site by Matthew Lesko, author of those books on how to get free money from the government (the guy in the question mark suits).

I believe it was started after 9-11 to help victims,
yet there is so much valuable information there, I wanted to pass it on!

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Default CALIPSO-PD.org

CALIPSO-PD.org

We are a group of central Illinois early-onset Parkinson’s disease patients. It is our hope that we can impact our entire community and through education, example and becoming involved in political issues that concern our everyday quality of life.

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