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Why Now is Always a Good Time to Start

Matt Mitchell | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Matt Mitchell

Three years ago I signed up to run my first marathon, the world's largest in New York City. It had been 10 years since I had run regularly. I was intimidated, scared of not being able to finish; scared to fail.

Bright Idea for a Bad Disease, But Will Knowing Early Help?

Craig Bowron | Posted 03.27.2013 | TED Weekends
Craig Bowron

Say I plunk you down at home plate in your local baseball stadium. After arming you with a Red Ryder BB gun, I release a ravenously hungry lion from the center field bullpen. As the beast crosses the warning track, I offer you a pair of opera glasses, so that you can better visualize the lion as it begins to pick up your scent.

Court Rules Parkinson's Drug Turned Straight Patient Into A Gay Sex Addict

Posted 11.29.2012 | Gay Voices

A French married father of two has won a staggering payout after claiming use of a prescription drug used to treat Parkinson's disease turned him into...

Scientists Find Five New Parkinson's Genes

AP | MARIA CHENG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LONDON — Scientists have identified five new genes linked to Parkinson's disease in a large genetic analysis of the illness, according to a new stud...

Parkinson's Disease May Stem From An Energy Crisis In The Brain

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Parkinson's disease may stem from an energy crisis in the brain, years before symptoms appear. If the research pans out, it points...