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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Howard County health digest

    Screenings Howard County General Hospital will hold a free screening of varicose veins from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the Johns Hopkins Vein Center, Little Patuxent Specialty Care Center, Suite 150, 11065 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia....
  • Partners in Parkinson's: Free fair set for Feb. 25 in Fort Lauderdale

    Partners in Parkinson's: Free fair set for Feb. 25 in Fort Lauderdale
    Learn the latest in Parkinson's research at a free daylong fair Feb. 25 at the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center, 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Partners in Parkinson's, set for 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., will feature panels, question-and-answer...
  • Discussion over 'death with dignity' emerging in Maryland

    Discussion over 'death with dignity' emerging in Maryland
    Dr. Lawrence Egbert wishes the dictionary had a better word to describe what happened to more than a dozen Marylanders as he held their hands and watched their lives end. It wasn't suicide, says the doctor who lost his state medical license last month for...
  • AbbVie's drug for Parkinson's disease wins FDA approval

    AbbVie's drug for Parkinson's disease wins FDA approval
    AbbVie said on Monday that the Food and Drug Administration has approved its drug for Parkinson's disease. Duopa, which is delivered directly into the small intestine with a portable infusion pump, treats symptoms such as tremors and muscle rigidity. The...
  • Google offers high-tech spoon that stays steady in shaky hands

    For a company best known for its search engine, Google is making big investments in the medical field: A contact lens to help diabetics monitor their glucose levels; magnetic nano particles to detect signs of cancer and impending heart attacks. And now,...
  • Ann Romney launches new center to study neurological diseases

    Ann Romney launches new center to study neurological diseases
    Let some in the political world obsess over whether Mitt Romney plans to run for president for a third time — Ann Romney has a bigger project in mind. On Tuesday at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, the Romneys are launching the Ann...
  • Check out wellness events to stay healthy

    Health/wellness Al-Anon: 12-step group open to families and friends coping with problem drinkers. Daytime and evening meetings at various locations. Free. 407-896-4929 or 407-265-7334. Alzheimer's & Dementia: Support groups for caregivers. 10 a.m....
  • Canton Officials Host Presentation On Parkinson's Disease

    CANTON — An informational presentation for people suffering from Parkinson's disease and those caring for them will be on Monday from 2 to 3 p.m. in the town's senior center, according to an announcement from the senior and social services...
  • Google buys high-tech spoon maker, expands healthcare focus

    Google buys high-tech spoon maker, expands healthcare focus
    Google Inc has acquired the maker of a high-tech spoon that helps people suffering from neurodegenerative tremors to eat, the Internet company's latest foray into the healthcare and biotechnology market. The company is joining the Google[x] division,...
  • Study: Nightmares could be a sign of poor health

    Study: Nightmares could be a sign of poor health
    A recent study shows that frequent nightmares can provide insight into a person's health, and recurring nightmares can be a sign of health conditions, including heart problems and severe infections.  According to the study by sleep researchers at...
  • Boxing helps Parkinson's patients fight back

    Boxing helps Parkinson's patients fight back
    "Right uppercut! Harder, harder, harder!" At T3 Health and Fitness in Cooper City, physical therapist Craig Marks barks instructions as he spars with William Defreitas, who swings wildly and charges forward with more jabs. There's an invisible...