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Wency Leung-The Globe and Mail. Joaquin Farias has spent the past two decades trying to understand dystonia, a confounding and sometimes debilitating syndrome believed to be the third-most-common neurological movement disorder, after essential tremor and Parkinson’s disease.
The DMRF Canada Manitoba Support Group recently participated in a rond-table discussion on dystonia.
Oakville Beaver - Jon Kuiperij - Even when he was at a competitive disadvantage, Spencer Clough always held his own against other snowboarders. Now that he’s exclusively racing against fellow adaptive athletes, the 17-year-old St. Thomas Aquinas high school student is quickly realizing the sport might provide him with much more than an occasional medal. It may even take him to the Paralympics. More
A CityNews report about a teen who had brain surgery to treat a neurological disorder is being honoured by the Canadian Medical Association (CMA).
Reporter Avery Haines and editor Shayla Scott received a special mention for the CMA’s Media Awards for Health for an August 2012 story on Mathew Sheppard, a 13-year-old with myoclonus-dystonia. More