John Leonard Jr. of Brick was in disbelief when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease about 10 years ago.
“I have faced many different obstacles in my life, and have always maintained a strong belief that no matter the circumstances, I could overcome those obstacles,” Gibson said.
Learn more about the disease and support research at the Parkinson’s Unity Walk this Saturday in Central Park.
The Light of Day Foundation’s Winterfest main event is going on in Asbury Park, New Jersey Saturday.
Muhammad Ali is home after being hospitalized with a severe urinary tract infection.
Parkinson’s disease is a brain ailment that has affected celebrities from Muhammad Ali to Michael J. Fox and Linda Ronstadt. There are medications that can help – and patients have been exploring new treatments.
The NFL estimates that nearly three in 10 former players will develop debilitating brain conditions, and that they will be stricken earlier and twice as often as the general population.
Robin Williams was in the early stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide, his widow said in a statement released Thursday.
Williams passing has shed light on his overall health; both mental and physical.
A missing Westchester County man was found dead in a wooded area Thursday.
Police on Saturday were looking for a man suffering from dementia and Parkinson’s disease who disappeared from his Westchester County home.
On Saturday, founder Bob Benjamin and singer/songwriter Garland Jeffreys sat down with CBS 2’s Cindy Hsu to discuss the event that has raised more than $2-million for research since 2000.
These days robots do everything from manufacture cars and computers to disable bombs. We’ve even seen them in the operating room. Now, robots are helping paralyzed people get moving again.
It has been suggested that a simple over-the-counter-test could save lives by predicting a user’s “future health”, but some say that the test could do more harm than good.
The legendary singer said she was diagnosed with the degenerative disease eight months ago.