Parkinsons Disease

In this photo taken June 6, 2014 provided by the San Francisco Zoological Society, Robin Williams visits his namesake Howler monkey named "Robin" at the San Francisco Zoo in San Francisco. Williams was everywhere in San Francisco, it seemed, as he made a place for himself in the everyday fabric of a city where he once said he passed for normal. (AP Photo/San Francisco Zoological Society, File)

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s disease

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The wife of Robin Williams says was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide. In a statement Thursday, Susan Schneider said that […]

08/14/2014

Michael J. Fox, left, and Tracy Pollan pose in the audience at the 71st annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 12, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

E! Entertainment apologizes to Fox

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — The E! Entertainment network is apologizing to actor Michael J. Fox for an online graphic during its Golden Globes coverage that listed his Parkinson’s Disease as a “fun fact.” The […]

01/13/2014

In this Oct. 27, 2003 photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

Settlement reached on Casey Kasem conservatorship

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Kasem’s wife and one of his daughters have reached a settlement that ends a bid to place the ailing radio personality in a conservatorship. Details of the agreement between Kasem’s […]

12/20/2013

In this Oct. 27, 2003 photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

Judge rejects conservatorship for Casey Kasem

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Casey Kasem is receiving good medical care and a conservatorship is unnecessary for the ailing radio personality, a judge ruled Tuesday. Superior Court Judge Lesley Green urged lawyers to reach an […]

11/19/2013

In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

Attorney says Casey Kasem receiving adequate care

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A judge said he did not see any urgent need for a conservatorship for Casey Kasem after a court-appointed attorney told him Tuesday that the ailing radio host is receiving adequate […]

10/15/2013

In this Oct. 27, 2003 file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Eric Jamison, File)

Kasem children seek control of his health care

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The three adult children of radio host Casey Kasem have filed a legal petition to gain control of his health care. The filing says Kasem is suffering from advanced Parkinson’s disease […]

10/08/2013

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Fixing up seniors’ homes to help them age in place

BALTIMORE (AP) — Alberta Hough struggles to feed herself a snack, her arms shaking badly from Parkinson’s disease. Days earlier, the 84-year-old fell while eating, sliding off her kitchen chair. The rest of Hough’s day […]

07/08/2013

Dr. Philip Low

Philip Low on Business Rockstars

Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with inventor and neurotechnologist Philip Low. The founder of NeuroVirgil, he has worked with Stephen Hawkings and was recently named as “A Scientist to Watch,” by The Scientist Magazine.

05/07/2013

Pioneering polio surgeon Jacquelin Perry dies

DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — Dr. Jacquelin Perry, a world-renowned orthopedic surgeon who pioneered treatments to help polio patients regain movement, has died at age 94 in California.

03/15/2013

Study: Brain disease deaths high in NFL veterans

NEW YORK (AP) – A study of former NFL players finds they were unusually prone to dying from degenerative brain disease. It’s the latest indication that repeated blows to the head may cause serious trouble […]

09/05/2012

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