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The Michael J. Fox Foundation Is Funding An Acupuncture Study

Another reason to be inspired by Michael J. Fox! The actor, has received a lot of press for having Parkinson’s Disease and for his attempts to raise money and bring attention to finding a cure. His Foundation has awarded a $350,000 grant to a study that seeks to learn whether acupuncture can help patients sleep better and reduce their symptoms. The research is being led by Dr. Benzi Kluger, assistant professor of neurology and psychiatry at the University of Colorado Hospital. As I learn about the study’s results, I’ll let you know. To read more click here.

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  1. I know of a Parkinson&#39;s patient treated with acupuncture. Apparently, he made significant, albeit very gradual improvement in motor control. His ability to play piano was restored but not to previous levels. Sadly, he was never cured. I&#39;ll be curious to hear the study results.<br /><br />On a related note, I recently ran across this article about Michael J. Fox and speculations of a

  2. Greg – Thanks for your comment and the link to the article, I read it and found it interesting. I had not heard about a link between Celiac and Parkinson&#39;s before.

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