Genetic Disease

Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Study To Look At Ashkenazi Genetic Mutation

02/27/2014
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(JTA) — A study sponsored by The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research will investigate a genetic mutation found more often in Ashkenazi Jews.

Up Front: Health Notes

A roundup of news items from across the Jewish health world.Gurwin At 25: Still Growing

10/16/2013
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Gurwin At 25: Still Growing

The vision was to open a Jewish-sponsored, not-for-profit nursing home in Suffolk County where one’s more traditional, kosher parents and grandparents would feel at home.

An aerial view of the Gurwin campus. Next month, a six-bed palliative care center is set to open. Photo courtesy of Gurwin
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