Pennington Biomedical Research Center

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3:27 pm
Sun July 14, 2013

Second Annual Conference Focuses on Parkinson's

Originally published on Mon July 29, 2013 11:31 am

Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge presents physicians and researchers investigating Parkinson's on Saturday, July 27. Carol Harrison, a researcher who has Parkinson's herself, has been instrumental in coming up with the line-up for the Parkinson's Disease Conference in its first two years.

More information is available at www.pbrc.edu/events/parkinsons.

Carol Harrison

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Health
10:00 am
Thu January 10, 2013

Pregnancy Weight Study Looking for 306 BR Women

Doctors in Baton Rouge are looking for 306 overweight, pregnant women to participate in a study of whether getting advice by smartphone can help them control weight gain as well as meeting with a coach or doctor.

Study co-leader Leanne Redman says more than two-thirds of overweight or obese women gain 30 to 50 pounds more than recommended during pregnancy.

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