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Parkinson's Disease

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  • Champions at Stevenson

    Although I have never met John Plevak, I like him. No, I take that back — I love the man ("A night to remember for Kauffman," Oct. 24). Mr. Plevak is the men's soccer coach at Stevenson University. Being the sensitive, compassionate man he...
  • Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker

    Herbert A. Davis, real estate broker
    Herbert A. Davis, a Baltimore real estate broker and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of progressive supranuclear palsy at Keswick Multi-Care Center. He was 87. "Herb was always very enthusiastic and just a great guy," said Dorothy F. "Patsy"...
  • Rebecca Rigger, activist

    Rebecca Rigger, activist
    Rebecca Rigger, a League of Women Voters activist who monitored the Baltimore County Planning Board, died of a heart attack March 25 at her Monkton home. She was 85. Born Rebecca Rogers in Big Island, Va., she was raised at an apple orchard in the...
  • Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore

    Section of brick facade falls off troubled NIH building in Baltimore
    A large section of brick facade fell off a National Institutes of Health research facility on the Southeast Baltimore campus of Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, reviving concerns about a building that opened two years late because of other problems....
  • William R. Smith, 83, lover of railroads great and small

    William R. Smith, 83, lover of railroads great and small
    William R. Smith, a career railroader who rose from coach cleaner to head the Canton Railroad Co. and was also a strong advocate for the port of Baltimore, died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at Gilchrist Hospice in Towson. The...
  • Henry R. Elsnic, bank executive

    Henry R. Elsnic, bank executive
    Henry R. Elsnic, a retired savings and loan executive and decorated World War II veteran, died Monday of Parkinson's disease at Stella Maris Hospice. He was 88. The son of grocers, Mr. Elsnic was born in Baltimore and raised above his family's Elmley...
  • End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists

    End to stem cell research challenge doesn't calm funding fears for scientists
    Even as they celebrate clearing a legal hurdle, worries of stem cell research grant money evaporating constantly weigh on scientists like Dr. Ted Dawson, whose projects at Johns Hopkins Hospital have helped inform treatment of neurological diseases like...
  • We need more information about pesticides

    We need more information about pesticides
    Every day, Marylanders are exposed to pesticides in our drinking water, on our food and through chemicals in our homes, lawns and public spaces. We also encounter pesticides in our rivers and streams and the Chesapeake Bay. While these exposures are often...
  • Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology

    Dr. William J. Weiner, UM chairman of neurology
    Dr. William J. Weiner, a professor and chairman of the department of neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine who was nationally known for his work with Parkinson's disease and other movement disorders, died Dec. 29 of multiple myeloma...
  • A smart investment

    A smart investment
    The human brain is a marvelous instrument, capable of the subtlest thoughts, feelings and perceptions, and of dreams even the gods might envy. Yet for all our cleverness in other areas, we still know embarrassingly little about how our own brains actually...
  • Justin Tucker wipes away questions about Ravens' kicking game with brilliant rookie season

    Justin Tucker wipes away questions about Ravens' kicking game with brilliant rookie season
    Justin Tucker's legs shook underneath him, and for a moment, he thought he might actually be nervous about kicking a field goal. Then he realized, as he later told his father, that the movement didn't result from any internal tension but from 88,645...
  • Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's

    Pacemaker could help treat Alzheimer's
    Pacemakers regulate the beat of a weak heart and ease the tremors caused by Parkinson's disease, and now Johns Hopkins Medicine researchers hope the devices also will slow down the symptoms of Alzheimer's. Doctors at Hopkins and four other medical...