| Feb 19, 2015
| 9:00 PM
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...
| Jan 17, 2015
| 12:32 PM
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...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 11:00 AM
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...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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.
| Nov 18, 2014
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....
| Oct 20, 2014
| 5:04 AM
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...
| Oct 13, 2014
| 9:01 PM
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...
| Sep 10, 2014
| 12:01 PM
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,...
| Sep 2, 2014
| 2:29 AM
A week before, Mary Jane Lutton couldn't walk and bend to pick up something without falling over.
But on this day at St. Luke's Physical Therapy office in Bethlehem, the 63-year-old walked confidently, bent, picked up a ball and kept moving forward....
| Aug 27, 2014
| 12:22 PM
Robin Williams' suicide is a tragedy that broke the hearts of his family and friends and an entire nation. But with the stunning revelation that the famous comedian had recently been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease, the actor's death is particularly...
| Aug 15, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The graphic details of Robin Williams' suicide were shocking when a Marin County coroner revealed them Wednesday. But on Thursday came an equally startling revelation: Williams was suffering from Parkinson’s disease at the time of his death....