Parkinson's disease

November 22, 2022
November 22, 2022

'Back to the Future' star Michael J Fox accepts honorary Oscar for Parkinson's advocacy

Actor Michael J Fox, who charmed audiences in "Back to the Future", received an honorary Oscar on Saturday for advocacy work that raised USD 1.5 billion for research into Parkinson's disease.

June 5, 2016
June 5, 2016

Septic shock caused Ali’s death

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali died of "septic shock due to unspecified natural causes", his family says.

June 4, 2016
June 4, 2016

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies aged 74

Muhammad Ali has died at the age of 74, a family spokesman has said. The former world heavyweight boxing champion, one of the world's best-known sportsmen, had been in hospital in the US city of Phoenix in Arizona state.

April 19, 2015
April 19, 2015

Dancing the tango could help fight the effects of Parkinson's

Typically danced at a fairly slow pace to music in the 2/4 time signature, the sensual Argentine social dance could help to improve balance thanks to its specific combination of rhythmic backward and forward steps.