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Parkinson's Disease

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Top Parkinson's Disease Articles

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  • Study suggests depression is precursor to Parkinson's disease

    People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson's disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article published online this week by Neurology, the journal of the...
  • "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...
  • Jeff Seidel: Odds in Kirk Gibson's favor vs. Parkinson's

    Odds are former Detroit Tigers great Kirk Gibson will be able to live a long, productive life with Parkinson's disease. Odds are medication will be able to control his symptoms and he will be able to function. Odds are his fierce will and...
  • Parkinson's caregivers need to take care of selves too

    In my last article, I discussed the signs, symptoms and consequences of Parkinson's disease. Much like many other degenerative neurologic processes, Parkinson's presents many challenges to the person affected and to the caregivers as well. The focus...
  • Community news for Vernon edition

    Correction VERNON -The photo in the story "Mike Wendus: Spearheading Santa House return to Rockville" on Page 5 of the April 2 edition of the Vernon ReminderNews should be credited to Patricia A. Schlag. Music, creativity, dating and high finance at...
  • April marks Parkinson's disease Awareness Month

    Parkinson's disease affects seven to 10 million people worldwide. Of those affected, 1 million are in the United States with 60,000 new cases diagnosed yearly. The Parkinson's Disease Foundation defines the disease as a chronic and progressive movement...
  • Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease

    Mother Fighting To Overcome Effects of Young-Onset Parkinson's Disease
    The signs were slight at first. "I would be standing at the sink doing dishes and my toe would just twitch and twitch," says Jennifer Bona, a Middlebury mom, whose strange symptoms increased in late 2012. "I couldn't get out of bed. I couldn't move. My...
  • Connecticut Parkinson's Group Holding Glastonbury Gala

    Connecticut Parkinson's Group Holding Glastonbury Gala
    GLASTONBURY — Connecticut Advocates for Parkinson's is hosting a fundraising gala to raise awareness for Parkinson's disease on March 21. The "Believe It! Moving Forward for Parkinson's" gala will be held March 21 at Glastonbury Hills Country...