MONDAY, Jan. 23, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Actor Michael J. Fox details his experiences with Parkinson’s disease, including turning to alcohol and pills in an attempt to cope, in a new documentary. Fox, 61, has had the degenerative brain disorder since 1991, but didn’t disclose it publicly until 1998. TheContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 22, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Ten children with an especially rare and hard-to-treat form of “bubble boy” disease are living normal lives after receiving a new gene therapy approach, researchers say. Experts said the findings are a major advance for children with the disease — a subtype ofContinue Reading

THURSDAY, Dec. 15, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease is a much bigger problem than previously thought, particularly for aging Americans, a new study finds. There are about 50% more new cases of the degenerative disorder diagnosed each year in North America than currently estimated, researchers concluded after an extensiveContinue Reading