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3rd Annual Walk Off Parksinson's slated for Sunday

Local Parkinson's foundation hopes to raise money and awareness about the disease.

Sunday - 09/14/2014, 05:19am EDT

Tags: Parkinson Foundation of the National Capital Area, Walk Off Parkinsonís, Kathy Stewart, Parkinson

UMd. team changes lives with treadmill and a webcam

Local researchers have come up with a new way to help people who are recovering from strokes, dealing with Parkinson's disease or just desperate to improve their balance.

Monday - 06/25/2012, 06:08am EDT

Tags: University of Maryland, TreadSense, Parkinson, paula wolfson

Researchers look to stop memory loss in Parkinson's patients

Actor Michael J. Fox and Mohamed Ali have become the faces of Parkinson's disease, but local researchers are looking to see whether exercise and memory training can help with the disease's debilitating symptom of memory loss.

Monday - 01/23/2012, 06:08am EST

Tags: Kathy Stewart, Michael J. Fox, Parkinson, Muhammad Ali