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Michael J Fox Foundation raises $1m on #GivingTuesday

The Michael J Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research raised $1 million o

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Environment and genetics could be key factors in causing Parkinson’s

A recent study by The Scripps Research Institute, in the journal ‘Cell R

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Applications open for MJFF grant to train new movement disorder fellow

Academic institutions are being invited to apply for the 2018 Edmond J Safr

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Brain machine interfaces could improve Parkinson’s treatment

Brain machine interfaces, which are commonly used to help those living with

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Online tests could detect dementia in people with Parkinson’s

A study has found that online ‘anti-robot’ tests could be used to detec

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Sniff test could detect Parkinson’s disease up to a decade earlier

A study has found that white adults with a poor sense of smell are almost f

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Spiral drawing test could detect early signs of Parkinson’s

Researchers from RMIT University, Australia, have developed a test that may

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Asthma drug could halve chance of developing Parkinson’s

A recent study has found that a drug most commonly used for asthma may cut

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New award in honour of Tom Isaacs

A new award has been set up in memory of Tom Isaacs, the internationally ac

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Study suggests telemedicine “as effective as in-person care” for Parkinson’s

A study, published in the journal ‘Neurology’, has found evidence to su

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AstraZeneca to receive up to $400 million to co-develop Parkinson’s drug

AstraZeneca is to receive up to $400 million from Takeda Pharmaceutical aft

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Grants offered to identify mitochondrial biomarkers

The Michael J Fox Foundation is offering one- to two-year grants for any Pa

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Better balanced immune system could prevent Parkinson’s

A study, published in the journal ‘Nature’, has suggested that it may b

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Scottish Parkinson’s support group awarded £60,000 from Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund has donated £60,000 to a Parkinson’s self-help grou

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Indian university launches first Parkinson’s programme

India’s first multidisciplinary movement disorder programme, specifically

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Visual system changes could signal Parkinson’s disease

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Visual system changes could signal Parkinson’s disease

A study, published in the online medical journal ‘Radiology’, h

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Dogs could sniff out Parkinson’s years before symptoms

Scientists are investigating whether dogs can “sniff out” Parkinson’s

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Parkinson’s play ‘Kinetics’ set to be adapted into film after Kickstarter campaign

‘Kinetics’, a play about the freerunning sport Parkour and Parkinson’

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Pig cells implanted into human brain as Parkinson’s treatment

A new treatment, which involves the implantation of pig cells into a human

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Fruit flies help shed light on development of Parkinson’s disease

A study carried out by medical students from Juntendo University in Tokyo,

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New research suggests sleep disorders could be early sign of Parkinson’s

New research has found that sleep disorders could be an early warning sign

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Playing video games could help stave off Parkinson’s

Playing video game consoles, such as Xbox and Nintendo Wii, could help prev

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Karolinska Institutet study suggests Parkinson’s starts in the gut

A study, carried out by the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, has found evid

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Study proves the effectiveness of Parkinson’s drug apomorphine

Results from the 12-week TOLEDO study – which tested the effectiveness of

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New treatment Xadago to help 100,000 Canadians living with Parkinson’s

More than 100,000 Canadians living with Parkinson’s will benefit from a n

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Damien Hirst sculpture helps raise £250,000 in Parkinson’s art auction

The Cure3 art auction has raised over £250,000 for The Cure Parkinson’s

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2.5 hours exercise a week “can reduce effects of Parkinson’s”

A new study has found that doing 2.5 hours of exercise per week can reduce

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Mum developed Parkinson’s during pregnancy

A mother has described the life-changing moment she discovered she had Park

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See all 50 unique works of art from the Cure3 exhibition now

You can now view online the 50 pieces of art created by some of the world

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Ultrasound tremor treatment could be ‘game-changer’ for Parkinson’s

In a move that could have major implications for the treatment of movement

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Comedian Paul Mayhew-Archer wins award for Parkinson’s documentary

A light-hearted documentary called ‘Parkinson’s: The Funny Side’

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Parkinson’s drug opicapone launches in the UK and Germany

Parkinson’s drug opicapone is now available in the UK and Germany as a on

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How much would you pay for the tremor-reducing GyroGlove?

Developments have been made on GyroGlove – the innovative tremor-reduci

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New lab model recreates early spread of Parkinson’s disease in the brain

A new laboratory model of Parkinson’s disease is giving scientists an

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European Inventor Award 2016: deep brain stimulation inventor wins research prize

Physicist and neurosurgeon Alim-Louis Benabid was awarded the Research priz

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Parkinson’s device causes bomb scare in restaurant

Businesses and stores in a busy shopping area had to be evacuated after the

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Muhammad Ali in hospital with “respiratory issues”

Muhammad Ali is being treated in hospital for a respiratory issue caused by

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Parkinson’s app enters competition to be mentored by Richard Branson

The health tracking app myHealthPal®, which captures and visualises the da

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First Parkinson’s drug to treat hallucinations and delusions is approved

A new antipsychotic drug to treat symptoms of psychosis associated with Pa

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New study links missing piece of DNA in Parkinson’s patients to genetic disorder

Researchers have found a link between Parkinson’s disease and a genetic d

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Dogs trained to sniff out Parkinson’s disease

In San Juan Island, US, dogs are being trained to see whether they can dete

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Genetic variation may determine physical symptoms in Parkinson’s patients

Researchers have discovered a site of genetic variation that determined whi

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MJ Fox Foundation researching possible higher Parkinson’s risk for Jews

The incidence of mutated genes that can develop into Parkinson’s disease

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Wearable technology for Parkinson’s patients developed by High School student

A 15-year-old student has developed a wearable device called ‘OneRing’

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Last chance to nominate your Parkinson’s hero for worldwide service award

Know someone with an outstanding commitment to the Parkinson’s community?

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Global health project calls on 100,000 people to track health using smartphones for Parkinson’s research

A global health project is calling on 100,000 people to track their health,

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David Cameron honours Parkinson’s patient who completed epic 215-mile walk with special award

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has presented 55-year-old Norman Yarrow –

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New 3-in-1 pill releases Parkinson’s drugs over a 24-hour period

A new pill containing three drugs used to treat Parkinson’s disease has b

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Last chance to nominate your Parkinson’s hero for worldwide service award

Know someone with an outstanding commitment to the Parkinson’s community?

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My PD Journey Summit 2016 to launch new composite scale measuring symptoms

My PD Journey Summit 2016 will happen at the European Parliament on 18 Febr

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Three celebrities sign up to be ‘Champions’ for charity Parkinson’s UK

Leading charity Parkinson’s UK has enlisted a trio of celebrities from th

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Duodopa rejected for NHS use in Scotland

The advanced Parkinson’s treatment Duodopa has been rejected for rout

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Parkinson’s UK appoints new chair of trustees

Parkinson’s UK has appointed Mark Goodridge as its new chair of trustees.

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New wearable to ‘stop Parkinson’s freezing episodes’ wins innovation award

A wearable device designed to shorten the freezing episodes of Parkinson’

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Funding boost for Parkinson’s research projects in New Zealand

Researchers at the University of Otago, Christchurch, have been awarded a g

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Ex-France international rugby player has Parkinson’s disease

Ex-France international rugby player Marc Dal Maso has revealed he has Par

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World famous conductor dies from Parkinson’s complications at 88

Kurt Masur, ex-conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra, has died f

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New research at Van Andel Research Institute may uncover origins of PD

The Van Andel Research Institute (VARI) in Michigan, US, has expanded into

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EU-funded Parkinson’s research project launched at University of Luxembourg

The EU is funding a €5.9 million research project at the University of Lu

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Charity to double donations for new Dance for Parkinson’s classes

The English National Ballet is taking part in fundraising drive, the Big Gi

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A special message from Michael J Fox on #GivingTuesday

After the wholesomeness of Thanksgiving, and then the shopping madness of B

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Parkinson’s UK raises concerns about the UK government’s Autumn 2015 Statement

The charity Parkinson’s UK has raised concerns about how the money pledge

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World Parkinson Coalition launches 2016 Video Competition

Applications for the WPC 2016 Video Competition are now open for everyone i

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MJ Fox Foundation gala raises US$5 million for Parkinson’s disease research

David Letterman, Denis Leary and John Fogerty along with 1,000 supporters

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Canada’s first specialist Parkinson’s facility set to help 8,000 patients

The first Canadian specialist Parkinson’s disease facility has opened its

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International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society appoints new president

The UK-based International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society has appo

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US$1.9m funding for new technology to help Parkinson’s patients regain mobility

The US government’s National Institute of Health has invested almost US$2

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Parkinson’s patients ‘owed’ more research into using cancer drug as treatment

A small clinical trial showed that cancer drug Nilotinib may reverse late-s

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Leading cultural figures speak at lecture series in aid of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust

To raise money for Parkinson’s disease research, eminent cultural fig

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Actor in UK hit series ‘Father Ted’ reveals Parkinson’s diagnosis

Irish acting legend Frank Kelly who played Father Jack in hit UK TV show

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EU campaigners collaborate to raise awareness of falls prevention

Seventeen health and social care professional organisations throughout Euro

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President of rotary club abseils down UK’s tallest sculpture in aid of Parkinson’s

The president of a rotary club in the UK raised more than £1,000 for Parki

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Leading Parkinson’s activist donates book sales to WPC 2016 travel grants

World Parkinson’s Coalition blogger partner Timo Montonen has announced a

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Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center appoints new director

The Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center has named Dr Holly Shill MD as its new d

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New genetic stimulation treatment could help Parkinson’s patients regain mobility

Researchers from Imperial College London and Newcastle University have used

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Celebrity chef Kerry Simon dies after battle with multiple system atrophy

Iron Chef star Kerry Simon passed away on Friday aged 60 after a two-year b

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NHS England to fund Duodopa

The NHS in England has announced they will fund Duodopa – a life-changing

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Herantis Pharma granted almost €3 million government loan for Parkinson’s study

Tekes, the Finnish Funding Agency for Innovation, has granted a €2,903,00

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Teenage trio finish ‘Palace to Palace’ charity bike ride

Three Scottish teenagers have completed an epic cycling challenge from Edin

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More than $1.7 million raised by US Unity Walk

The total amount of donations raised as a result of the 21st Parkinson̵

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New DBS device for Parkinson’s approved for US patients

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a new implantable de

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Study links Parkinson’s to 16 types of cancer

A study conducted by researchers in Taiwan has found that people with Parki

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Parkinson’s tremor-reducing glove wins £10,000 prize

New wearable glove technology that reduces tremors in the hands of people w

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Brain-stimulating headwear may alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms

A new non-invasive, three-pronged helmet could act as an alternative for de

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Parkinson’s UK refute claims that banning legal highs will ‘end brain research’

One of the biggest Parkinson’s charities in the UK has denied an expert

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Digital entrepreneur becomes face of Australian charity

After being diagnosed with early onset Parkinson’s at just 35, self-confe

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Global Kinetics raises more than $14 million to bring its Parkinson’s wearable to the US

Australian health technology company Global Kinetics Corporation (GKC) has

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Scientists win £90,000 of funding for research into vital gene

Scientists from Dundee University have been awarded more than £90,000 to r

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Norman’s conquest

Norman Yarrow, a 55-year-old living with Parkinson’s from Scotland,

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Baseball legend announces he has Parkinson’s

Former American baseball star, Kirk Gibson, has been diagnosed with Parkins

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Breakthrough in search for Parkinson’s ‘vaccine’?

Scientists in the UK have reported a possible breakthrough in the treatment

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Revamping Parkinson’s research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation has launched a new online clinical study, Fox

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US Navy officer to ‘rope-climb Everest’ in memory of father

This Saturday (16 May), Petty Officer Michael McCastle plans to climb the h

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New pen designed to improve handwriting for people with Parkinson’s

The handwriting disorder ‘micrographia’ is a common symptom of Parkinso

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Girl, 13, raises over $40,000 for Parkinson’s research

Jenna Sigurdson – a 13 year old from Winnipeg, Canada – received more t

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“We need to move towards a fundamental change in medical culture”

The European Patients Forum (EPF) wants professionals to be trained in shar

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New app could harvest data from up to 20,000 iPhones

A study of ‘symptom variation’ in Parkinson’s will use newly availabl

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New pump is “huge step forward” for treatment of advanced Parkinson’s

Campaigners in the US have welcomed the approval of a new dopamine pump as

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New tech helps prevent PwPs from falling

REMPARK, a three-year EU-funded development, is an integrated ‘wearab

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Rock and stroll in NYC

The 21st edition of the Parkinson’s Unity Walk (PUW) to raise awareness a

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