By: Joe Graedon July 11, 2016 23 Comments
    Can A Drug for Restless Legs Turn You Into a Gam…

    Americans are firm believers in free will. Most reject the idea that someone could become a gambling addict or a compulsive shopper because of a prescribed medication. We cannot imagine that anyone wo…

    By: Terry Graedon December 21, 2015 1 Comments
    Will Cancer Drug Help Person with Parkinson̵…

    The prospect that some still-unapproved drug will provide a significant advantage for a serious condition that is not responding well to current treatments is understandably appealing. Cancer patients…

    By: Joe Graedon October 22, 2015 2 Comments
    Cancer Drug Offers Hope for People with Parkinso…

    A pilot study with twelve patients suffering from severe Parkinson's disease offers surprising hope for reversing this hard-to-treat condition. Patients received low doses of a powerful new anti-cance…

    By: Terry Graedon April 12, 2012 5 Comments
    Do Berries Prevent Parkinson’s?

    Researchers at Harvard have been following 80,000 female nurses and almost 50,000 male health professionals for decades. Every few years the participants fill out detailed questionnaires about their d…

    By: Terry Graedon February 9, 2012 1 Comments
    Tai Chi Improves Balance in Parkinson’s Pa…

    People with Parkinson's disease are more prone to falls and other complications from poor balance. A new study shows that practicing tai chi, a martial art that requires good balance, can help patient…