Parkinson's syndrome


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Parkinson's syndrome

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Noun1.Parkinson's syndrome - a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination
tremor - shaking or trembling (usually resulting from weakness or stress or disease)
degenerative disorder - condition leading to progressive loss of function
brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathy - any disorder or disease of the brain
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Newville suffers from Parkinson's syndrome but it won't stop him from bringing kids out of the streets to his gym where they learn boxing and do Bible study.
WHEN Muhammad Ali died two years ago the world remembered a man whose mind was equal in agility and force to his right hook.He retired in 1981 after an extraordinary career but, despite developing Parkinson's syndrome soon afterwards, carried on his considerable philanthropy and humanitarian work.
In the treatment of Parkinson's syndrome, it resulted in a marked improvement in the movements, functional abilities, quality of life and balance of patients.
Dubai: The Ministry of Health and Prevention on Monday announced its plans to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) rehabilitation in physiotherapy for stroke patients, people suffering from balance disorder and children with development disorders, cerebral palsy and Parkinson's syndrome, using Artificial Intelligence techniques.
In line with the UAE Strategy for Artificial Intelligence (AI), one of the vital projects within the framework of UAE Centennial Plan 2071 to improve government performance, accelerate achievement and build creative and innovative work environments, the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MOHAP) announced its plans to introduce Virtual Reality (VR) rehabilitation in physiotherapy for stroke patients, patients suffering from balance disorder and children with development disorders, cerebral palsy and Parkinson's syndrome, using artificial intelligence techniques to provide competitive health services locally and globally.
MUHAMMAD ALI'S 32-year battle with Parkinson's syndrome has led to calls from a brain expert for retired fighters to receive proper help.
"He was suffering from Parkinson's syndrome - not the disease but the illness caused by the punches he took.
Ali had long suffered from Parkinson's syndrome, which impaired his speech and made the once-graceful athlete almost a prisoner in his own body.
Injectable (ioflupane [123I] injection) "DaTSCAN") is a brain imaging agent to be used in evaluating the distribution of presynaptic dopamine transporters in the striatal region of the brain for diagnosing Parkinson's Syndrome and dementia with Lewy bodies.
Virginia Brumley, 79, of Richmond, Indiana, cared for her husband, Jim, for nearly five years while he suffered dementia and Parkinson's syndrome, care that eventually required feeding, dressing and diapering him.
Alzheimer's and Parkinson's syndrome. Autistic disorders.
Ali himself is nearly mute and a trembling figure these days in Arizona, ravaged by the Parkinson's Syndrome that did what no other opponent could do - silence The Greatest.