Kurt Masur: German Conductor, Leader of Renown Orchestras Dies at 88

Kurt Masur, a German conductor who guest-led orchestras all over the world, has died at the age of 88. In 2012 he announced he had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years. The only conductor to hold the title of…

Dementia Led to Robin Williams’ Suicide, Says His Widow, But What Is Lewy Body Dementia?

Dementia may have been a contributing factor in beloved actor Robin Williams’ decision to take his own life last year. According to Williams’ widow, the actor was suffering from Lewy body dementia, which can lead to devastating symptoms that include…

Muhammad Ali Remains Hospitalized With Pneumonia

Muhammad Ali is reportedly still in the hospital with pneumonia, but is “is making great progress,” according to Bob Gunnell, who is a spokesperson for the family. The three-time heavyweight boxing champion, humanitarian and native of Louisville, Kentucky remained at…

Robin Williams: Lewy Body Dementia Contributed to Suicide

Robin Williams was reportedly suffering from Lewy body dementia at the time of his death and it likely played a role in him taking his life. The Mayo Clinic says “Lewy body dementia is the second most common type of…

Muhammad Ali: Is Boxing Linked To His Parkinson’s?

Most people just assume that Muhammad Ali, the self-proclaimed “Greatest of all Time,” suffers from Parkinson’s Disease because of his years taking head shots in the boxing ring. However, Ali’s personal physician, Dr. Abraham Lieberman, said during an interview with…

Muhammad Ali Is Alive And Well 40 Years After The ‘Rumble In The Jungle’

October 30 marks the 40th anniversary of his iconic boxing fight with George Foreman, and legendary boxer Muhammad Ali is alive and well. Despite suffering from a debilitating disease such as Parkinson’s, Ali is reportedly feeling well overall and his…

Google Acquires Lift Labs To Help Those With Parkinson’s

Google announced on Wednesday that it has acquired Lift Labs, with the team joining the tech giant’s “moonshot” branch Google[x]. Lift Labs makes a spoon that uses a stabilization technology to counter tremors for those with Parkinson’s disease. Here’s a…

Robin Williams’s Wife Says He Had Parkinson’s Disease

Days after the devastating news that actor and comedian Robin Williams committed suicide was released, his wife Susan Schneider revealed that her husband had been recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. This is the same disorder that celebrities Michael J. Fox…

Linda Ronstadt Awarded National Medal Of Arts

Female rock and roll legend Linda Ronstadt was unable to make her induction ceremony into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last April due to Parkinson’s disease. However, with the assistance of a military aide who brought Ronstadt into…

Casey Kasem Missing: Did Wife Have Him Moved Out of the Country?

Casey Kasem is reportedly missing and an investigation into his whereabouts has been launched. Several reports say his wife has had the ailing American Top 40 host moved out of the country, much to the dismay of his children. Kasem,…