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Parkinson's Disease

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  • UCI wants volunteers for drug trial

    A UC Irvine doctor is looking for volunteers to participate in a clinical trial of a drug meant to fight some affects of in Parkinson's disease. Dr. Neal Hermanowicz needs volunteers from the Irvine area who would help test the affects of rasagiline...
  • Fate of starving Syrian men evacuated from Homs remains unknown

    Fate of starving Syrian men evacuated from Homs remains unknown
    HOMS, Syria — They appeared like a defeated army, gray blankets draping their shoulders, baggy clothes flowing over withered frames, faces gaunt and exhausted. At least half a dozen had lost limbs; others arrived in wheelchairs and on stretchers....
  • Poor Iranians line up in the cold for government food handouts

    TEHRAN -- For the third consecutive day, low-income Iranian families lined up Tuesday in harsh winter weather outside government–run distribution centers to pick up free food parcels. The nationwide handouts are part of an effort by Iranian...
  • Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists

    Cash-flush, GOP lawmakers look to tax-cuts first, then waiting lists
    TALLAHASSEE -- Florida's economic rebound is affording lawmakers the election-year opportunity to spread extra dollars to schools, retailers, shoppers, corporations, state employees and environmental groups. Just Tuesday, a Senate committee advanced a...
  • Paul Greenberg: Holden at 65

    (With apologies to J.D. Salinger) It was the end of the day at Caulfield and Caplan on Madison, and time for Holden's daily conference and drink with his junior partner, which over the years had become more drink than conference. Most of the offices...
  • Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype

    Critic's Notebook: Sochi Games don't live down to the negative hype
    Despite the grim and often overtly political pre-Games coverage of what became known as Putin's Olympics, the only crises to have occurred in Sochi thus far are Shaun White's failure to medal in the half-pipe and Bob Costas' wicked eye infection. The...
  • 'Not impressed' Ashley Wagner is the new McKayla Maroney

    'Not impressed' Ashley Wagner is the new McKayla Maroney
    U.S. figure skater Ashley Wagner didn't like the score she got for her short program in the team figure skating event at the Sochi Olympics on Saturday. And, like Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney before her, she wasn't able to hide her disappointment....
  • From polar bears to Solar Bear, time in Alaska leaves favorable impression

    From polar bears to Solar Bear, time in Alaska leaves favorable impression
    Zach Harrison could not wait to go fishing with teammates.The thrill of the catch. The beautiful scenery. Relaxing with friends.Everything was perfect for Harrison, a forward with the Orlando Solar Bears, but to get to where he was, driving was not...
  • Goal met for Williamsburg writer

    William Pearson's newly published book "The Icarus Parallel," is more than just a tale of international intrigue. The story runs much deeper, representing an accomplishment that had a genesis in the 1960s when Pearson was living in Crete. His...
  • Maryland bill would create birth injury fund

    Maryland bill would create birth injury fund
    Prompted by recent multimillion-dollar medical malpractice judgments, Maryland lawmakers are pushing to create a fund to help pay for treating babies who suffer neurological injuries during birth. Proposed legislation calls for hospitals and doctors with...
  • Group hopes to build field for athletes with disabilities

    Group hopes to build field for athletes with disabilities
     A group of parents and coaches is raising funds to build a wheelchair accessible baseball field for local athletes with physical and mental disabilities. The fundraising is spearheaded by volunteers under the umbrella of the Tinley Park Bobcats, a...