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Parkinson's Disease

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  • NC neuroscientist wins $4M to study Parkinson's disease

    A Duke University neuroscientist and biomedical engineer has been awarded $4 million to study deep brain stimulation in patients with Parkinson's disease. The News & Observer of Raleigh reports (http://bit.ly/1J8ym9R) that Warren Grill won the Javits...
  • Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease

    Retired prof with Parkinson's works on device to better control disease
    When UCF Professor Emeritus Richard Gilson diagnosed himself with Parkinson's disease a dozen years ago, one of his first thoughts was: Here's a great research opportunity. Someone else might have focused on his limitations, but Gilson set about...
  • After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself

    After decades of fighting for the poor, Alan Jennings now in a fight for himself
    Alan Jennings looked down at his cellphone as the number for Bethlehem developer Lou Pektor lit up. Pektor was planning to build 50 upscale town homes on seven acres in Bethlehem Township, right after evicting people living in 43 mobile homes on his...
  • Scripps awarded $2.1 million to study Parkinson's

    Scripps awarded $2.1 million to study Parkinson's
    Scripps Florida scientists in Jupiter have been awarded $2.1 million from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke of The National Institutes of Health. The grant will be used to study a protein that has been closely linked in animals...
  • Georgia Sen. Isakson has Parkinson's disease, will seek re-election

    WASHINGTON Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., revealed Wednesday that he has Parkinson's disease but said he's still running for re-election in 2016. "I am in the early stages of the disease, and my main symptoms are the stiffness in my left arm and a slowed,...
  • YMCA offers support for Parkinson's patients

    YMCA offers support for Parkinson's patients
    In addition to swimming, summer camp and recreational activities, the Boynton Beach YMCA also has the Surf & Turf support group for people with Parkinson's, a disease of the brain that leads to shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with walking, balance...
  • 'Dancing For Joy' In Middletown To Fight Parkinson's Symptoms

    'Dancing For Joy' In Middletown To Fight Parkinson's Symptoms
    MIDDLETOWN — For an hour each Monday afternoon at the Middletown Senior Center, they forget about Parkinson's disease and just dance. They get to be creative, laugh and make friends, while discreetly fighting their daily battle with a...
  • "Argo" subject now battling Parkinson's

    As a career CIA officer, Antonio "Tony" Mendez was a master of disguise. A trained artist, he created counterfeit documents and transformed the looks of clandestine operatives around the world. But after decades of covert missions — most notably,...
  • May 2 Letters: Baltimore, Parkinson's disease

    Matters of opinion It amazes me to see how quickly some people pass judgment on others. In reading the April 29 Opinion section of the Daily Press, I noticed that a letter writer referred to the residents as low lifes for looting the CVS Pharmacy in...
  • Howard County health digest

    Wellness classes Howard County General Hospital will offer the following wellness classes. Unless otherwise listed classes will be held at the HCGH Wellness Center, 10710 Charter Drive, Suite 100, Columbia. •Happiest baby on the block. Parents...
  • Enfield Students Raise Money For Parkinson's Research And No-Kill Animal Shelter

    Enfield Students Raise Money For Parkinson's Research And No-Kill Animal Shelter
    ENFIELD - Students in the Talented and Gifted program at John F. Kennedy Middle School are working on community fundraising projects this spring. Twin brothers Ryan Suleski and Sean Suleski, 12-year-old seventh graders, have a grandfather who has...