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Parkinson's Disease

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  • NBC announces fall 2013 premiere schedule

    NBC announces fall 2013 premiere schedule
    NBC announced its fall 2013 premiere dates for new and returning series Friday, including an hourlong Season 6 premiere of "Parks and Recreation" filmed in London followed by back-to-back episodes of the new sitcom "Michael J. Fox Show." Both shows...
  • Steinberg: Breakthrough is coming

    Since I became alarmed some 30 years ago about the lack of certainty for long-term consequences caused by concussions suffered by my superstar NFL clients, the news has gotten progressively more discouraging. Breakthroughs in brain research and...
  • 'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies

    'Family Ties' and 'Spin City' creator Gary David Goldberg dies
    Gary David Goldberg, the creator of the iconic 1980s and '90s  comedies "Family Ties" and "Spin City," has died. He was 68. Family members said Goldberg died Saturday in his Montecito home from brain cancer. Goldberg was a Brooklyn native who worked...
  • Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'

    Gary David Goldberg dies at 68; producer of sitcom 'Family Ties'
    When he had his first important business meeting, Gary David Goldberg arrived with a fertile mind and a seasoned thumb. Without any TV writing credits, he hitchhiked from San Diego to Los Angeles to meet an agent and talk TV. A big bear of a former...
  • Lou Scheimer dies at 84; founder of cartoon studio Filmation

    Lou Scheimer dies at 84; founder of cartoon studio Filmation
    Lou Scheimer, who founded the Filmation animation studio that became a Saturday-morning cartoon powerhouse with characters such as Fat Albert, He-Man and the Archies, died Thursday at his home in Tarzana. He was 84. He had Parkinson's disease, said...
  • Wii bowling at the Bain Center

    Activity Pals For single seniors. Get together with others to attend events, shop, go sightseeing, dine out and more. 301-596-6385. The Bain Center 5470 Ruth Keeton Way, Columbia. 410-313-7213. •Acupuncture. Thursdays, 10 a.m. $20 group...
  • A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury?

    A pacemaker in the brain for spinal cord injury?
    Deep-brain stimulation, a technique used for more than a decade to manage the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, may help restore greater function and more natural movement to patients with spinal cord injuries that have left at least a few nerves intact,...
  • Carnett: Private moments with the Master of Menace

    Most of the characters he portrayed died screaming. His demeanor and manner of speaking gave one the distinct impression that he was an upper-crust Englishman — the accent was formal and his voice richly, even creepily, sonorous. In actuality,...
  • Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero

    Michael J. Fox: an ordinary hero
    America needs a new kind of hero, not a well sculptured hunk trying to impress us with his awesome physique or some newly minted techno-geek. We don't need anything strange or fancy. We just need an ordinary hero. I nominate Michael J. Fox. He's not...
  • Pesticides again tied to Parkinson's disease

    Pesticides again tied to Parkinson's disease
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Exposure to pesticides and other chemicals is linked to an increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease, according to a fresh look at some past research. Dr. James Bower, a neurologist from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester,...
  • Alan Trounson, California's Dr. Stem Cell

    In 2004, with President George W. Bush dead set against stem cell research, California just went ahead and did it. Voters made stem cell research a state constitutional right, and endorsed $3 billion in bond sales for 10 years to cement the deal. CIRM,...