The latest reporting and analysis on breakthroughs in Parkinson's research and issues that matter most to you.
November 23, 2009
For many people with conditions like spinal injury, multiple sclerosis, motor neuron or Parkinson's disease, signing up for clinically unproven, overseas stem cell therapy may seem worth the risk.
November 21, 2009
The most sweeping federal anti-discrimination law in nearly 20 years takes effect today, prohibiting employers from hiring, firing or determining promotions based on genetic makeup.
November 19, 2009
Navigenics and 23andMe issued an open, joint letter to Nature yesterday in response to an opinion article on direct-to-consumer genetic testing that appeared in the journal last month.
November 18, 2009
Andrew S. Grove, the 73-year-old former chief executive of Intel, has long brought a piercing intellect and a personal passion to the subject of health care.
November 16, 2009
Around 6,300 people in the UK who believe they are suffering from Parkinson's disease could have been wrongly diagnosed, a new study has claimed.
November 15, 2009
WHAT'S smaller than a breadbox, can cost $800 million or more, and takes more than eight years to research and develop?
November 12, 2009
His head tilts to the right. When he walks, a foot drags a little behind him. His hands tremble. His voice is shaky. Freddie Roach is 49 and has been fighting Parkinson's disease for 17 years.
November 10, 2009
CHICAGO -- Radiosurgery for Parkinson's disease, essential tremor, and trigeminal neuralgia offers efficacy and safety that compare favorably with other treatment options, investigators reported here....
November 09, 2009
Michael J. Fox, who used the fame he gained as an actor to take a starring role in the fight against Parkinson's disease, has been named the most influential Canadian expatriate.
The Edmonton native ...