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Europe

Luxembourgers ruffle some feathers for Parkinson’s awareness

Flash mob pillow fight for Parkinson’s in Luxembourg

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Hangzhou Parkinson's Society

In my country

Building a Parkinson’s network in China

Assessing the Parkinson’s infrastructure in China

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In my country

Powerful partnership promotes Parkinson’s rehab in Jerusalem

A partnership helped to expand exercise and therapy sessions in Jerusalem

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Europe

Pizza for Parkinson’s Day helps raise £23,000 for Parkinson’s UK

Domino’s Pizza raises £23,000 for 'We Won't Wait' campaign

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Europe

Parkinson’s playwright: why I’m raising £20,000 to make an educational film

Parkinson’s play ‘Kinetics’ launches Kickstarter campaign

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In my country

How New York inspired Copenhagen to walk for Parkinson’s

‘Exercise is medicine’: the Danish Parkinson’s Association’s motto

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Europe

Copenhagen Unity Walk: fun for all the family

The annual Parkinson’s fundraiser in Denmark

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Global update

Every step counts: New York Unity Walk raises more than $1m for Parkinson’s

Twenty-third edition of world’s largest Unity Walk attracts 10,000

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Global update

Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2017: global celebrations

Read our round-up: from Hungary to Nepal, Brazil to Kuwait

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Europe

Run for Parkinson’s: campaigners raise £321,000 at London marathon

A snapshot of the campaigners who ran for Parkinson's

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Australian PM #UniteForParkinsons

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Australian Prime Minister backs #UniteForParkinsons as campaign goes viral

Hashtag trending on Twitter on World Parkinson’s Day

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Me at my best

People with Parkinson’s are much more than their disease

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Thousands of campaigners from 170 countries set to #UniteForParkinsons

The campaign receives endorsement in European Parliament

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Europe

Leading MEP declares Parkinson’s “a European priority issue”

Campaigners advocate for better EU policy towards Parkinson’s

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Global update

Billy Connolly’s best Comic Relief moments

After his emotional appeal, we look at Billy's top fundraising moments

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In my country

Why I launched Nepal’s first Parkinson’s support group

Overcoming tough economic challenges in Nepal

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Global update

Michael J Fox inspires Parkinson’s community with Oscars appearance

Parkinson’s community takes to social media to express admiration for Fox

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Global update

11 landmark moments in the history of Parkinson’s disease

A 200-year timeline of Parkinson’s milestones

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EPDA and Parkinson’s UK launch #UniteForParkinsons campaign

Parkinson’s organisations around the world set to unite on World Parkinso

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Win a free copy of ‘Faces of Parkinson’s’ book by sharing #UniteForParkinsons

Competition time! Spread the word about #UniteForParkinsons on social media

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Global update

Couple donates life savings to $1.5m expansion of Parkinson’s centre

Find out why a couple has donated $500,000 to a speech therapy programme

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Global update

Is Obama’s ‘Cures Act’ a gamechanger for Parkinson’s treatment?

What does the ‘Cures Act’ mean for people with Parkinson’s?

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In my country

Pioneering ParkinsonNet programme launches in Norway

Innovative, patient-centred programme arrives in Norway

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Climbing Machu Picchu to conquer Parkinson’s

Trekkers with Parkinson’s raise $120,000 for stem cell study

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Europe

Picturing Parkinson’s: scientists capture brain cells in striking detail

Amazing images show Parkinson’s brain cells in microscopic detail

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Global update

Nike Mag auction raises nearly $7m for Parkinson’s cure research

100% of the $6.75m raised by Nike Mag auction will go to MJFF

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Global update

Think twice: the deadly risk of fake drugs

Learn how to how to tell a fake pill from a real one

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Global update

Michael J Fox’s ‘Back to the Future’ Nike shoes to help speed a cure for Parkinson’s

Enter the raffle for $10 – all proceeds go towards research

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Europe

IN PICTURES: Croatian Unity Walk triumphs over Parkinson’s

Croatian Parkinson’s organisation holds fourth Unity Walk

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Global update

5 inspirational moments from the World Parkinson Congress 2016

More than 4,600 people from 67 different countries came together in Portlan

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Muhammad Ali’s daughter: “Dad, you are a pearl embedded in the oyster of life”

WPC highlights: May May Ali and Brian Grant at the opening ceremony

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Tour de Fox 2016 cycling series raises nearly $1m for Parkinson’s

More than 5,700 individual donors supported the 2016 series

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Global update

What to expect: the fourth World Parkinson Congress

We take a look at what you can expect in Portland

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Finland Unity Walk

Europe

Every step counts: 2,000 people to take part in Unity Walk across Finland

Finnish Parkinson Association has organised a national Unity Walk

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Europe

An inspiring play about Parkinson’s and Parkour is coming to a theatre near you

What can a teenage boy and woman with Parkinson’s have in common?

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Global update

Epic 105km swim for Parkinson’s could be new world record

My job was to swim and eat – the crew did everything else

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Global update

‘Why Google must change its image of Parkinson’s disease’

Campaign to replace the image of an old, frail Parkinson’s patient

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Global update

National Parkinson Foundation and Parkinson’s Disease Foundation complete merger

New organisation hopes to “champion a better future”

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Global update

6 of the world’s biggest Parkinson’s fundraising walks

Get walking for Parkinson’s in events around the world

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Billy Connolly Meryvn Peake Awards

Europe

9 stunning works of art created by people with Parkinson’s

A special gallery in London will showcase the artworks

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Red Balloon Project

Global update

Thousands release red balloons to highlight chronic pain in Parkinson’s

Join the social media campaign to raise awareness of chronic pain

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Brain burger

Europe

Food for thought: top chef creates ‘brain burger’ to raise money for Parkinson’s

“Brains are close to my heart, literally” – chef Fergus Henderson

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Michael J Fox Foundation Tour de Fox Series 2016

Registration for the Team Fox summer 2016 cycle series now open

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Europe

Copenhagen carnival: campaigners and cyclists join forces for Unity Walk

Copenhagen’s streets to be overrun with Parkinson’s campaigners

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Europe

Tony’s two-wheel tour: Parkinson’s promise fulfilled, challenge completed!

Tony describes how he completed his Parkinson’s 100 Challenge

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Europe

Tony’s two-wheel tour: a man, a bike and a Parkinson’s promise

Daily diary entries during epic 11-day bike tour across the Alps

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Global update

Women worldwide pose in their heels for Parkinson’s awareness

Young onset PD awareness campaign ‘Heels On Head Up’

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Global update

How the world is commemorating Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson’s Awareness Month 2016 round-up

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Unity Walk, Ireland

Europe

“Not enough resources for 12,000 Parkinson’s patients in Ireland,” warns leading campaigner

Parkinson’s Ireland cannot cope with “significant increase in demand”

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Europe

Parkinson’s 100 Challenge: the story so far…

A World Parkinson’s Day round-up from the challengers

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MJFF PAN merge

Global update

Fox Foundation’s new public policy unit will be “unified voice” for Parkinson’s

New merger deal to “advance key public policy priorities”

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Global update

13-year-old redesigns Parkinson’s tulip, the international symbol of the condition

Winning design for Parkinson’s awareness T-shirt announced

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Global update

Love creating art? Here’s your chance to help raise awareness on World PD Day

Enter this art competition to commemorate World Parkinson’s Day

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Europe

Creative and living with Parkinson’s? Showcase your work in the Mervyn Peake Awards

Art competition: get your entries in for a chance to exhibit work

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My PD Journey

Europe

My PD Journey: landmark Parkinson’s summit highlights urgent need for new composite scale

European coalition set to roll out new and simple composite scale

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SURVEY-2016-WINNERS

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Parkinson’s Life Reader Survey: find out if you’re a winner

Thank you for your feedback – competition winners announced!

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WPC Travel Grant

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World Parkinson’s Congress 2016: travel grant applications now open

Financial support available for attendees travelling to WPC 2016

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Astronaut in space tweets praise to the delight of Parkinson’s painter

Painter is over the moon to receive recognition from astronaut

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Global update

Sign up to be part of ‘world-first’ global health study into Parkinson’s disease

Innovative smartphone app to gather data for global health study

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Europe

Parkinson Italia launches multi-stakeholder White Book research project

Major new study will help create ‘patient wellbeing scale’

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Dr George Cotzias

Global update

Watch this amazing video of first Parkinson’s treatments from 1963

Uncovered: 50-year-old footage of earliest Parkinson’s treatment

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Global update

Take the Parkinson’s Life survey for a chance to win!

Parkinson’s Life 2016 Survey: tell us what you think

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NBA basketball star with Parkinson’s launches innovative global project

NBA star Brian Grant to inspire global community to exercise

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Europe

Scientific art: stunning Parkinson’s photos reveal beauty of the brain

Winning photo showcases the beautiful complexity of brain cells

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Global update

John McEnroe: “I know we’ll reach a future without Parkinson’s”

Tennis legend John McEnroe shows support for Parkinson’s patients

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In my country

Telemedicine: how Sweden is reducing waiting times for Parkinson’s treatment

Video calling tech is speeding up access to advanced treatment

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Europe

Farming friendships: in good company with Parkinson’s

A UK farm is giving a new sense of belonging to men with Parkinson’s

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Europe

Slovenian Parkinson’s association celebrates 25th birthday in style

25 years of Parkinson’s campaigning in Slovenia

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Global update

An update on the Parkinson’s 100 Challenge: Dom’s Duathlon

After bouncing back from injury, we hear from one proud challenger

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‘Back To The Future’ sneakers to raise millions for Parkinson’s research

Nike will donate money raised from new limited edition sneakers

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WPC Scientific Update 2015: the low-down on latest advances

Webcast gives free access to pioneering Parkinson's science

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Australian campaigners get moving for Parkinson’s

Thousands in Australia get set for one of the biggest events of the year

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Escalator ‘freeze’ video: do people help or just push past?

Hidden cam films public’s reaction to man struggling on escalator

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Online video campaign ‘gives life’ to powerful Parkinson’s stories

Campaign calling for inspiring video testimonials from patients

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Europe

Grand designs: an artistic way to raise funds for research

Artist with Parkinson’s donates sculpture to German foundation

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Patients in video tribute to ‘knockout’ Ali Center

Patients pay tribute to 'knockout' Parkinson's treatment centre

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Europe

Football stars sign up for Parkinson’s ‘tremor’ campaign

Athletic Bilbao players appear in a viral video

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Europe

Parkinson’s boost in €10bn EU funding round

EU announces investment in new treatments for Parkinson's

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Parkinson's 100 Challenge

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Join the Parkinson’s 100 Challenge – to raise €50,000

Are you ready to take the Parkinson's 100 Challenge?

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Campaigners living with Parkinson’s invited to apply for US$20,000 award

2015 Bakken Invitation Award open for entries

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Fundraising brothers complete epic bike ride from Hannover to Istanbul

Two brothers raise €16,000 for research with 4,000km ride

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Another mountain to climb: campaigners set for Etna expedition

Fighting Parkinson’s up the world’s highest peaks

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Parkies Beer

Europe

Raise your glass to ‘Parkies’ – the new beer that’s raising funds for nurses

Ex-Pink Floyd tour manager launches own ‘Parkies’ beer

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Mitch Faile

Global update

MUSIC VIDEO: Mitch Faile, the next Parkinson’s popstar?

The anthem people with Parkinson’s have been waiting for

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Dutch pioneers take their vision of Parkinson’s healthcare to US

ParkinsonNet signs initial agreement to build US network

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Europe

My dad’s diagnosis inspired me to become an Ironman

Ironman athlete inspired by father's response to Parkinson's

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Europe

Denmark walks for Parkinson’s

The 4th Copenhagen Unity walk takes place at the end of May

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Parkinson’s Cafés: your regular dose of coffee and companionship

Dutch cafés are buzzing - and it's not just the caffeine

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Europe

High-profile MEP supports European inventory research initiative

EPDA launches new My PD Journey research project

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Global update

Dr Parkinson’s birthday – a date to remember

A look back at World Parkinson’s Disease Day through the years

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Europe

Heinz Becker MEP: “Europe must take action for people with Parkinson’s”

My PD Journey will remove hurdles to optimal Parkinson's treatment

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In my country

Parkinson’s in South Africa

An in-depth look at how Parkinson's is managed in South Africa

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Global update

Teenager raises over $40,000 for Parkinson’s research

Jenna Sigurdson, 13, raised more than $40,000 for research into Parkinson's

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Europe

“A fundamental change in medical culture” is needed

Patient group wants professionals trained in shared decision-making

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Improving Parkinson’s care in India’s largest city

The management of Parkinson’s in Mumbai holds many challenges

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Rock and stroll in NYC – US Unity Walk

Thousands to join Michael J Fox and May May Ali at US Unity Walk

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My PD Journey

Europe

A better way to assess the impact of Parkinson’s

EPDA experts launch pilot 'quality of life' study

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