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Tom Isaacs: a celebration

Hundreds gather to celebration of life of Parkinson’s campaigner

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Kim Petrie: “How I raised $250,000 for Parkinson’s research”

Kim Petrie tells us how she raised $250,000 to fight Parkinson’s

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‘Which Way Up’: documentary following painter John McLean

UK screening of film about painter with Parkinson’s, John McLean

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Young-onset daily vlogging duo reach 100th day

What Emma and David learned from 100 days of Parkinson’s vlogging

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From diagnosis to clinical trial: my worldwide Parkinson’s journey

The PwP who’s visiting as many researchers as possible

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Michael J Fox records special message for “inspirational” Parkinson’s athlete

The ‘Back to the Future’ actor recorded a message for a TV show contest

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Move to the beat: meet the Parkinson’s physio behind award-winning mobility app

Giving Parkinson’s patients “the tools to take control”

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Parkinson’s walking stick inventor granted entrepreneur visa after Home Office U-turn

‘Walk to Beat’ inventor granted visa to stay in the UK

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Billy Connolly “overjoyed” by Glasgow murals

Leading Scottish artists create giant portraits of comedian

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Tributes paid to “inspirational” Tom Isaacs

Social media users around the world react to death of Tom Isaacs

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Tom Isaacs president of The Cure Parkinson’s Trust has died

"We're devastated but are focusing on his incredible achievements"

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Tonya’s trends: fashioning Parkinson’s fundraisers out of designer clothes

‘Art of Fashion’ benefit raises $7,000 for Parkinson’s causes

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Michael J Fox on his Parkinson’s: “Acceptance isn’t resignation”

MJ Fox and Todd Sherer interviewed for Google talks series

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Award-winning Parkinson’s inventor told to leave UK within 14 days

Inventor of life-changing Parkinson’s walking stick refused visa

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Michael J Fox Foundation CEO hails advances in Parkinson’s treatment

The MJFF’s Todd Sherer discusses advances in Parkinson’s

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Painter with Parkinson’s: John McLean shares some of his favourite works

From large stained-glass windows to abstract explosions of colour

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PD365: daily vlogging duo aim to shed light on life with Parkinson’s in your 30s

Diagnosed at 29, Emma and David will create daily video blog

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Poem for World Parkinson’s Day: “Parkinson’s can be a state of mind, rather than an illness”

Daily Parkinson’s poet pens new piece for World Parkinson’s Day

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Michael J Fox is “an inspiration to us all” for laughing at his Parkinson’s symptoms

MJ Fox praised for “laughing” at his Parkinson’s

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James Parkinson: the man behind the shaking palsy

Learn about the man who first documented Parkinson’s disease

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John McLean: Parkinson’s has exposed me to new painting techniques

The abstract painter tells us about his Cure3 Exhibition art

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I’ve got Parkinson’s and cancer: Billy Connolly’s tear-jerking appeal

Viewers praise “brilliant” Billy Connolly charity video

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My husband and I #UniteForParkinsons because he’s my rock

Why my life is Parkinson’s perfect

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Meet Julie Dodd, director of digital transformation at Parkinson’s UK

“I know many fantastic female leaders in the charity sector”

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Speaking out: Dad with Parkinson’s calls for better access to speech therapy

Documentary raises awareness for Parkinson’s speech therapy

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John Lehr: “I’m inspired by the persistent hope of those living with Parkinson’s”

PDF CEO unveils plans for organisation’s 60th anniversary year

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VIDEO: Watch Parkinson’s patient walk again after hearing favourite song

Viral video shows 73-year-old patient walk with help of song

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Medical experts praise Parkinson’s graphic novel

Described as “one of the best graphic medicine books of 2016”

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How I got Damien Hirst to make art for Parkinson’s

Fifty famous contemporary artists are selling art for Parkinson’s

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VIDEO: People with Parkinson’s freeze for ‘mannequin challenge’

New social media trend helps raise Parkinson’s ‘freezing’ awareness

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6 more world-class wildlife stills from a photographer with Parkinson’s

David Plummer shares more of his top photographs of wildlife in action

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‘Gifted’ with Parkinson’s: a new poem for Christmas and the New Year

We challenged the daily poet Mike Bell to write a Christmas poem

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6 world-class wildlife shots by a photographer with Parkinson’s

Wildlife photographer with Parkinson’s shares his favourite shots

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Journalist Liz Jackson’s emotional film about her Parkinson’s is “TV at its finest”

An outpouring of sympathy for award-winning journalist

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I hope my Parkinson’s play changes the way doctors deal with diagnosis

How my diagnosis inspired me to write a play about Parkinson’s

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Tonya’s trends: step-by-step guide to festive footwear with Parkinson’s

Stylish, yet practical party footwear ideas

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Timo’s top 10 tips for travelling with Parkinson’s

Interested in a Parkinson’s event, but live far away? Read this

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Michael J Fox hopes Trump government will continue support for Parkinson’s research

Will the Trump administration support Parkinson’s research?

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Brian Grant on living with Parkinson’s: “My biggest fear is embarrassing my kids”

How Parkinson’s has changed the relationship he has with his kids

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Janet Reno “showed the world that Parkinson’s does not have to define you”

Tributes paid to Janet Reno, first female US Attorney General

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Dancing with my wife again: Greg Grindley on life one year after Brain Surgery Live

Find out how the man who had DBS live on TV is doing one year on

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Setting a Guinness World Record for Parkinson’s was the proudest moment of my life

105km swim for Parkinson’s verified as new Guinness World Record

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Parkinson’s Life wins British Medical Association Patient Information Award 2016

Parkinson’s Life awarded ‘Highly Commended’ by the BMA

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Tonya’s trends: timing is everything when managing Parkinson’s symptoms

How I juggle medication schedules with my busy lifestyle

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Misdiagnosed with Parkinson’s: why access to specialist neurologists is essential

What happens when your Parkinson’s diagnosis is actually wrong

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How the drug-addicted William Burroughs inspired a world-renowned Parkinson’s professor

Mentored by a Madman: an exclusive review of Dr Andrew Lees' new book

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Doctors thought I had Parkinson’s for nearly a decade – they were wrong

What's it like to think you had Parkinson's for nearly a decade?

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Campaigners condemn BBC’s ‘inaccurate’ portrayal of Parkinson’s

BBC show criticised for "misinformation" about Parkinson’s

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Did trauma during childbirth set off my friend’s young-onset Parkinson’s?

Could a traumatic birth trigger Parkinson’s symptoms?

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Campaigners slam Ryanair for Parkinson’s ‘drunk’ flight ban

No-fly zone for holidaymaker with Parkinson’s

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Ex-NBA player Brian Grant opens up about his Parkinson’s disease

Former NBA player Brian Grant writes movingly about his YOPD

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Tonya’s trends: ‘off the shoulder’ – a low-slung look on the up

This season’s off the shoulder trend hides DBS surgery scars

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My life at university with Parkinson’s disease

This recent graduate has overcome more than your average student

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Michael J Fox: “Now is our chance to honour Ali by finishing the fight he could not”

Remembering Muhammad Ali, two months after his death

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Two-year-old could be world’s youngest person diagnosed with Parkinson’s

Toddler diagnosed with juvenile Parkinson’s disease with dystonia

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Does Bill Clinton have Parkinson’s disease?

Is Bill Clinton’s tremor a sign of Parkinson’s?

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Parkinson’s ruined my calligraphy career – but not my life

There is life after Parkinson’s, insists blogger Twitchy Woman

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Guitar hero: Michael J Fox joins Coldplay to perform Back to the Future scene

Parkinson’s hero turns guitar hero (again) for one night

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From New York to Toronto: the 500-mile walk that raised $750,000 for Parkinson’s research

500 miles, $750,000 and an unexpected visit from an old friend

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Air time: the radio station that’s giving people with Parkinson’s a voice

ON AIR – meet your hosts, Radio Parkies

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How will ‘Brexit’ affect Parkinson’s research in the UK?

What next for Parkinson’s research funding after the UK leaves the EU?

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Overcoming obstacles: why Parkinson’s won’t stop me competing on Ninja Warrior

Parkinson’s patient hopes to win ‘American Ninja Warrior’

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How the world reacted to the death of Muhammad Ali

'The Greatest' passed away in hospital in Louisville after a short illness

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Tony’s two-wheel tour: “One of the best experiences of my life”

Tony reflects on his experience, which might just be the best of his life

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Parkinson’s website could put lives at risk, says clinical director of Parkinson’s UK

Claims made by Fight Parkinson’s are “absolutely unsubstantiated”

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Flying high: how I raised $22,000 for my dad’s Parkinson’s… by eating chicken wings

From 'The Amazing Race' to fundraising, this student is winning big

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Parkinson’s puppets: award-winning animator wants to portray “more holistic view”

Life beyond diagnosis: learn about the inspiration behind new film

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Michael J Fox wins apology from magazine over “disturbing” claims about his Parkinson’s

Actor hits out at “disturbing” allegations in magazine article

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“I’d be in prison by now if it wasn’t for my Parkinson’s”

Inked: “I might have Parkinson’s but Parkinson’s doesn’t have me”

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VIDEO: What do you know about Parkinson’s disease?

We took to the streets to find out how much the public knows

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Parkinson’s hacks: why the simplest solutions can be the most life-changing

We interview Mileha, the designer who invents life-changing products

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“We want the world to walk with us,” says Parkinson’s Unity Walk leader

2016 Parkinson’s Unity Walk hopes to raise more than US$1.7m

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Billy Connolly “doing really well, funny as ever,” says wife

Pamela Stephenson gives an update on her husband’s condition

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Radio DJ releases charity album to raise money for Parkinson’s research

Radio DJ brings 16 artists together for Parkinson’s charity album

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Why I promise to make poetry, not Parkinson’s disease, my daily challenge

Parkinson’s poet crafts a piece per day for year-long project

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Meet the neurologist who unearthed ‘lost’ 1963 video of first Parkinson’s treatments

Dr Marcelo Miranda explains importance of first levodopa trials

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Paint relief: “The joy of painting outshines my Parkinson’s symptoms”

Self-taught artist Walter Reynecke on how painting calms his condition

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Sheer willpower: 5 inspiring people defying Parkinson’s disease

Meet the people defying Parkinson’s against all odds

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Standing tall: the fashion blogger and young onset campaigner who’s back in heels (thanks to DBS)

Tonya Walker, fashion blogger and young onset Parkinson's campaigner

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Billy Connolly: “Parkinson’s is the first thing I think about in the morning”

Scottish comedian opens up about his Parkinson’s awards ceremony

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How these laser-guided shoes keep Parkinson’s patients on their feet

Meet the inventor of a laser-guided shoe for Parkinson’s patients

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Why I set up a Parkinson’s support group that’s just for women

Women-only group openly talks about sexuality & other issues

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Dear Parkinson’s, here are my 8 wishes for 2016 (from Twitchy Woman)

Dancing, boxing and finding a cure are all on Twitchy Woman’s list

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Parkinson’s Life highlights: our favourite stories of 2015

A round-up looking back at some of the best stories from this year

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6 inspiring TED talks on Parkinson’s disease

Some of the most uplifting presentations given on Parkinson’s

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How this graphic novelist drew through his “intolerable Parkinson’s pain”

Cartoonist opens up about his new book - 10 years into diagnosis

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“Nobody ever thought I had Parkinson’s disease – I was just 10 years old”

How one girl has coped with Parkinson's since she was 10

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Meet the ultra-athlete who clocked up 14,000 miles and $2m for Parkinson’s

Sam Fox: hiking, climbing and biking my way to raising $2m

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Thank you, Parkinson’s disease: 10 reasons to be grateful this Thanksgiving

There's a lot to thank Parkinson's for, says blogger 'Twitchy Woman'

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On the road to Santiago – with just my Parkinson’s for company

Doctor travels 800km on solo Parkinson’s pilgrimage

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Muhammad Ali on Parkinson’s disease: “I’m a prisoner in my own body”

His manager says Ali can “just about walk and his speech is slurred”

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Ryan Reynolds in emotional plea as dad loses fight with Parkinson’s disease

Actor honours father and urges donations for Parkinson’s research

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Billy Connolly writes moving letters to grandchildren as he battles Parkinson’s

Comedian to leave letters behind for grandchildren after his death

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Even the world on your back doorstep is wonderful

View what you have through a positive lens, writes one photographer

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How the world reacted to the first US live Parkinson’s brain surgery

People took to social media to voice opinions on ‘Brain Surgery Live’

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21 motivational Michael J Fox quotes on living with Parkinson’s disease

Inspiring MJ Fox quotes to mark ‘Back to the Future’ anniversary

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How Michael J Fox inspired my fight against Parkinson’s

My inspirational meeting with Michael J Fox

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Why no one should have to face Parkinson’s alone

Flying solo with Parkinson’s? You’re not alone

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Paws for Parkinson’s: the perks and the quirks of service dogs

‘Man’s best friend’ can provide a stabilising presence

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That moment the doc drops the P bomb

What it’s like to be diagnosed with Parkinson’s at 29 years old

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Leading campaigners pay tribute to pioneering Parkinson’s nurse

Praising the “huge contribution” of late Parkinson’s specialist nurse

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Billy Connolly and Robin Williams “were both angry” at diagnosis

Scottish comedian says doctors should "leave door open for hope"

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Uke-maker vows to finish 1,000 ukuleles in race against Parkinson’s

Meet the man determined to reach life goal of 1,000 ukuleles

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GyroGlove inventor: the inspiration behind our tremor-reducing glove

Meet the creator of a glove that could restore control of hands

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Billy Connolly “excited” by challenge of performing with Parkinson’s

Comedian Billy Connolly "excited" to perform with Parkinson's

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Frozen faces: 15 icy images that show what it’s like to lose control of your expressions

Unmasking the emotions of Parkinson’s

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Who said what: QoTW 02.07.15

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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“Today, my life is worth living again”

How DBS treatment gave Pete Vanderburg a new lease of life

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Who said what: QoTW 25.06.15

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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Who said what: QoTW 18.06.15

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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Olie Westheimer: the visionary behind Dance for PD

Award-winner speaks about her work in the Parkinson’s community

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Game of Thrones star pedals for Parkinson’s

Enzo Cilenti saddles up with his dad, who has Parkinson's, for fundraising

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Who said what: QoTW 11.06.15

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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Who said what: QoTW 04.06.15

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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Who said what: QoTW 28.05.15

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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One giant leap for people with Parkinson’s

‘The first man in space with Parkinson’s’ hid his diagnosis

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Who said what: 4 powerful Parkinson’s quotes we loved this week

Our favourite quotes of the week from around the web

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These photos could change the way the world sees Parkinson’s forever

The photographer who's giving Parkinson's a 'total makeover'

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“I love my life, even with Parkinson’s disease”

How DBS helped Inge Carstensen learn to live with Parkinson's

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May May Ali: “My father was misdiagnosed for years”

Muhammad Ali's daughter speaks out ahead of US Unity Walk

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Tony Hawks: why laughter may be the best medicine

Comedian Tony Hawks on his work with Cure Parkinson's Trust

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“There is hope for turning this condition around”

Sheila Roy charts the 'life-changing' effects of new gene therapy

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Tom Isaacs: The road to fulfilment – from diagnosis to advocacy

Charting the different stages of living with Parkinson's

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Don’t worry, be happy! Finding spiritual relief from Parkinson’s

Love, fulfilment and altruism have the power to reduce symptoms

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