A DISAGREEMENT between Sir Michael Parkinson and Dame Helen Mirren has lasted more than 40 years. It started during an interview in 1975 where the chat show favourite suggested the young actress' figure could undermine her credibility as a serious actor - here's what we … [Read more...] about What was Helen Mirren and Michael Parkinson’s 1975 clash about and why did it spark a sexism row?
Since its discovery, Parkinson’s disease has baffled most doctors. There is no cure for the condition and until recently, it was unknown what caused it and how, or if, it could be cured or prevented. Currently, there are medications and methods to control the condition, … [Read more...] about Doctors Now One Step Closer to Preventing Parkinson’s
In a new twist on the Parkinson’s medication front, studies are now showing that two drugs targeting the condition can actually result in an unexpected condition: heart valve damage. These surprising findings have just been published in the New England Journal of … [Read more...] about Are These Two Parkinson’s Drugs Safe for Your Heart?
As strange as it may sound, it turns out that certain personalities could be more at risk for Parkinson’s disease than others are. The actor Michael J. Fox brought this disorder into the spotlight in 1998 with a public announcement that he suffered from … [Read more...] about Could Your Character Put You at Risk for Parkinson’s?
Did you know there are many celebrities with chronic illnesses? Selena Gomez, Tom Hanks, Charlie Sheen, Michael J Fox, Lena Dunham, Pink, George Clooney, Kim Kardashian, Jack Osbourne, Venus Williams, Halle Berry, and even rapper Lil Wayne are all sufferers of known chronic … [Read more...] about Celebrities with Chronic Illnesses: Selena Gomez Lupus, Tom Hanks Diabetes, Charlie Sheen HIV, Michael J. Fox Parkinson’s Disease