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Regular exercise may slow progression of early Parkinson’s disease symptoms

A research team in Japan has suggested that around four hours of weekly mod

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Could traumatic brain injury accelerate the onset of Parkinson’s disease?

Undergoing a traumatic brain injury (TBI) – a sudden injury that damages

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NASA astronaut who lived with Parkinson’s disease has died

“When I got diagnosed with Parkinson’s I thought it was over,” US ast

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Sir Billy Connolly opens up about life with Parkinson’s disease in new documentary

Scottish comedian, actor and musician Sir Billy Connolly shared updates abo

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Is there a link between flu and Parkinson’s disease?

There could be a link between influenza infections and a higher risk of Par

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Could scientists develop a drug to prevent Parkinson’s disease?

Scientists at the University of Bath, UK, have refined a molecule that has

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Survey highlights UK public knowledge gap on Parkinson’s disease

More than half (57%) of UK adults wrongly believe there are Parkinson’s t

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Parkinson’s disease in three words – and other highlights of our Christmas special

What has Parkinson’s given you – and what has it taken away? This is ju

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Wearable device for Parkinson’s disease raises $10m in funding

UK-based tech company Charco Neurotech has secured $10 million in seed inve

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Does Parkinson’s disease start in the nose?

An international team led by the University of Ottawa in Canada will study

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Study finds gene therapy may restore effects of Parkinson’s drug

Levodopa is a drug commonly used to treat Parkinson’s as it helps to incr

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Parkinson’s Life earns a spot on podcast award shortlist

The Parkinson’s Life team are delighted to be shortlisted for ‘best bra

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Almost 40% of people with Parkinson’s disease experience hallucinations, study finds

Researchers in China have found that nearly four in 10 people with Parkinso

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Sir Billy Connolly: Parkinson’s disease is “like a strange animal”

Scottish comedian, actor and musician Sir Billy Connolly has recently discu

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New insights on immune cell process and Parkinson’s disease

Insoluble clumps of the protein alpha-synuclein, which can cause damage to

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Could analysing skin oil help diagnose Parkinson’s disease?

Parkinson’s disease patients tend to have high levels of oil, known as se

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‘Sonic hedgehog’ protein could impact Parkinson’s disease dyskinesia

Dyskinesia is often caused by extended use of the common Parkinson’s medi

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Can Parkinson’s disease be detected through facial expressions?

US researchers have used an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to detect Par

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Survey highlights seven walking strategies for Parkinson’s disease

Did you know there are strategies designed to help people with Parkinson’

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Marjoram tea may reduce non-motor symptoms and depression in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers in Tunisia have found that drinking marjoram tea daily may help

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Virtual reality: exercise therapy for Parkinson’s disease?

US researchers are developing immersive virtual reality (VR) games as exerc

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People with Parkinson’s disease may benefit from new brain scan

In a study funded by the charity Parkinson’s UK, researchers have used a

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Innovative approach to studying Parkinson’s disease discovered

Scientists in the US have discovered a new way of investigating Parkinson

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Could people with Parkinson’s disease benefit from a new hydrogel?

Scientists in Australia have developed a potential treatment for Parkinson

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New evidence fruit compound could support Parkinson’s disease treatment

A new study from researchers in the US and South Korea suggests farnesol, a

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Turmeric oil may offer new ways of treating Parkinson’s disease

Turmeric oil may be beneficial in treating Parkinson’s disease, according

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Research offers new insights on a cause of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers in Denmark have shared insights on a cause of up to 95% of Park

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Could dance help to treat Parkinson’s disease?

Dance training with music could help slow the progression of mild-to-modera

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Vineyard pesticides may be linked to Parkinson’s disease

Exposure to pesticides used in vineyards could be linked to an increased ri

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Study highlights lack of research for the LGBTQ+ Parkinson’s community

Research for LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and otherwi

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How much exercise should people with Parkinson’s disease do each week?

US charity Parkinson’s Foundation and the American College of Sports Medi

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Osteoarthritis may increase risk of Parkinson’s disease, researchers find

Researchers in Taiwan have found that osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint

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Could virtual studies support Parkinson’s disease research?

Parkinson’s research is “hampered by inefficient recruitment and burden

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Gait and tremor may be the best early predictors of Parkinson’s disease

Gait and tremor may be the most identifiable early signs of Parkinson’s d

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Air pollution may be linked to greater risk of Parkinson’s disease

A study from researchers in South Korea suggests that exposure to nitrogen

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New research sheds light on protein mutation in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers in China have investigated a mutant form of alpha-synuclein –

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Is sleepwalking linked to risk of Parkinson’s disease in men?

Men who sleepwalk may be at a greater risk of developing Parkinson’s dise

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Stay tuned for series two of the Parkinson’s Life podcast

The award-winning Parkinson’s Life podcast is back this month. Helpin

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How Parkinson’s disease could impact the way you see art

A new study from a team at the University of Pennsylvania’s Perelman

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Neuroticism may increase risk of Parkinson’s disease, research finds

Researchers at Florida State University, US, have found that neuroticism

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Why is it harder to cross obstacles when you have Parkinson’s disease?

A team of researchers at São Paulo State University, Brazil, have offered

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Take part in The Parkinson Tulip Project

This April, The World Parkinson Coalition is launching The Parkinson Tulip

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Looking after dental health with Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease symptoms and medications can cause dental health prob

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Why Parkinson’s disease research can’t ignore sex differences

Researchers at the University of Maryland, US, have highlighted the growing

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How stress and mindfulness could impact Parkinson’s disease symptoms

High levels of stress are associated with worse Parkinson’s disease sympt

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Survey highlights carers’ knowledge gap on Parkinson’s disease psychosis

Just one in 10 caregivers of people with Parkinson’s disease psychosis ha

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New biotech to drive forward GDNF treatment for Parkinson’s disease

UK charity Parkinson’s UK is creating a new company, Vivifi Biotech, to d

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New wearable medical device for Parkinson’s disease to launch this year

The Imperial College London Innovation Fund, UK, has invested £205,000 to

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New study brings scientists a “vital step” closer to understanding Parkinson’s disease

A new study from scientists at the University of Cambridge, UK, has brought

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Could a prostate drug lower the risk of Parkinson’s disease?

Researchers in the US, Denmark and China have found that a type of medicati

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People with Parkinson’s disease have a “high interest” in herbal drugs, study finds

Researchers in Germany conducted a survey to assess how people with Parkins

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What Parkinson’s symptoms do people most want to see improve?

A study by charity Parkinson’s UK has examined what symptoms matter most

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Antioxidants could reduce risk of Parkinson’s disease by 32%, study finds

Antioxidant vitamins, found in foods like almonds, avocados and broccoli, c

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Weight, sleep and depression linked to risk of cognitive problems in Parkinson’s

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania, US, have found that people w

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Gene screening technique could offer insights on Parkinson’s disease

Researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US, will

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Can equine-assisted therapy benefit people with Parkinson’s disease?

Researchers from Texas Woman’s University, US, are investigating how equi

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Covid-19 lockdown may worsen sleep disturbances in Parkinson’s disease

Researchers have found that sleep disturbances caused by isolation during t

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Scientists develop tomato genetically enriched with Parkinson’s disease drug

Researchers in the UK have succeeded in genetically modifying a tomato with

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A new technique for isolating brain cells linked to Parkinson’s

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University, US, have developed a new techniq

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Diagnosing Parkinson’s disease with “a simple picture of the eye”

Researchers in the US are investigating whether an eye exam which uses arti

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Loneliness may increase severity of Parkinson’s disease symptoms

Researchers in the US have found that people with Parkinson’s disease who

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Can tremor predict the effect of Parkinson’s disease medication?

Researchers from the Netherlands have found a link between tremor symptoms

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Could a ‘Mediterranean diet’ lower the risk of Parkinson’s for women?

A study by scientists in Sweden has suggested that women who eat a ‘Medit

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Pesticide that increases Parkinson’s risk by 150% reapproved in the US

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has allowed the continued use

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Improving access to Parkinson’s disease resources on Amazon’s Alexa

US non-profit Parkinson’s Foundation has announced a new partnership with

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Scientists at MIT uncover new clues about Parkinson’s disease

Neuroscientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US, have de

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People with Parkinson’s disease have a higher risk of dying from Covid-19, study finds

A new database study of around 80,000 Covid-19 patients has found that thos

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BIAL enters the US and acquires “promising” Parkinson’s disease programmes

Portugal-based pharmaceutical company BIAL has launched a new research cent

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Could a single daily pill deliver Parkinson’s medication?

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, have developed a

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New tool could support “faster diagnosis” of Parkinson’s disease psychosis

A new screening tool has been developed to support the early diagnosis of P

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Has Covid-19 impacted access to Parkinson’s medication?

New research has found that the coronavirus pandemic has affected access to

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Brazilian dance could improve mobility in people with Parkinson’s, study finds

Researchers at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil compar

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#WomenAndParkinsons shortlisted for ‘Charity Content Campaign of the Year’

Parkinson’s Life’s #WomenAndParkinsons campaign – a series highlighti

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Researchers present in-depth review of 145 clinical trials for Parkinson’s

A recent report conducted by researchers at The Cure Parkinson’s Trust an

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Can negative dreams predict long-term cognitive decline in Parkinson’s?

New research has suggested that negative emotions in dreams are associated

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New machine learning model could help pinpoint stages of Parkinson’s

A new machine learning model aims to help clinicians understand how Parkins

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Can over-the-counter drugs reduce risk of developing genetic Parkinson’s?

A new study suggests that regular use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory dr

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US hospital initiative improves on-time administration of Parkinson’s medication

Late or missed doses of Parkinson’s medication in hospitals can lead to l

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Does deep brain stimulation for Parkinson’s increase the risk of dementia?

Researchers in France have found that deep brain stimulation for Parkinson

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Researchers “stunned” by study that raises hopes for Parkinson’s treatment

A new study reprogramming cells to replace reduced dopamine neurons in the

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Could a magnetically powered implant treat Parkinson’s tremors?

A tiny surgical implant about the size of a grain of rice that can be impla

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What do you think of Parkinson’s Life? Take part in our reader survey

We’re always looking to improve our readers’ experience of the Parkinso

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International programme seeks innovative health tech solutions

Open Accelerator, an international programme supporting digital healthcare

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Genetic database gives hope for potential Parkinson’s treatment

The Genome Aggregation Database (gnomAD) – the world’s largest public d

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Diesel exhaust fumes may increase the risk of Parkinson’s, study suggests

A new study by researchers in the US has found evidence that chemicals in d

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Can Covid-19 increase the risk of developing Parkinson’s?

Parkinson’s could be caused or modulated by infections like Covid-19, a n

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New Parkinson’s trial platform could “dramatically speed up the search for a cure”

Scientists have proposed the use of a multi-arm, multi-stage trial platform

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Can higher levels of caffeine and uric acid prevent Parkinson’s?

Higher levels of caffeine and uric acid (a natural waste product) may reduc

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White blood cells could help diagnose people at risk of Parkinson’s, study finds

Scientists in the US have found additional evidence for the link between im

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Can detecting voice changes improve early Parkinson’s diagnosis?

Researchers at Monash University, Australia, are studying the vocal cords o

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Plant-based compounds could treat chronic pain in Parkinson’s, study finds

A six-year study has found that chronic pain in people with Parkinson’s i

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Could playing table tennis help reduce Parkinson’s symptoms?

Researchers at Fukuoka University, Japan, have found that playing table ten

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‘Dopamine-boosting’ BT13 molecule could be used to slow Parkinson’s

Researchers have discovered that a molecule called BT13 could have potentia

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Students develop wearable device to track Parkinson’s tremors

A wearable device has been developed to monitor Parkinson’s tremors and t

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Can awakening dormant neurons reverse Parkinson’s motor symptoms?

Reawakening dormant neurons could help reverse Parkinson’s motor symptoms

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Parkinson’s could be present from birth, study finds

Parkinson’s may be present from birth in younger people with the conditio

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Testing saliva can help diagnose Parkinson’s, study finds

A saliva test carried out by doctors may be able to both diagnose Parkinson

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Can a digital pen “revolutionise” Parkinson’s diagnosis?

A Parkinson’s diagnosing pen has sealed a five-year manufacturing deal fr

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Scotland sees soaring Parkinson’s rate

The number of drugs being prescribed for people living with Parkinson’s i

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Over a quarter of people living with Parkinson’s were initially misdiagnosed, study finds

More than a quarter of people living with Parkinson’s were initially misd

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Queen Elizabeth II honours UK university for Parkinson’s research

A neuroscience research centre at the University of Sheffield, UK, has been

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Can overuse of antibiotics cause Parkinson’s?

Researchers at Helsinki University Hospital, Finland, have found that the o

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New Parkinson’s health app to track symptoms more accurately

Health app SleepFit could be used to track Parkinson’s symptoms in real t

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New enzyme discovery could “put the brakes” on Parkinson’s

Researchers at the University of Dundee, UK, have discovered an enzyme that

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£2 million ballet and Parkinson’s study launched

A new study launched by English National Ballet and university King’s

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Parkinson’s trial awarded £250,000 by UK Medical Research Council

Researchers from UK university Imperial College London have been awarded UK

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Yoga may reduce Parkinson’s anxiety and depression, study finds

Researchers at the University of Hong Kong, have found that mindfulness yog

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Musical therapy study to receive $20 million in funding

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is donating US $20 million to a med

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Researchers develop automated system to diagnose Parkinson’s

In an international study, researchers from the US, Germany and Austria hav

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MJFF announces $10 million competition for Parkinson’s

The Michael J Fox Foundation has launched the ‘Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclei

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Singing in your head could improve gait in Parkinson’s

Researchers at the Washington University School of Medicine, US, have found

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MJFF announces $5 million grant to study Parkinson’s genetics in Africa, East Asia and India

The Michael J Fox Foundation has announced a US $5 million grant to three r

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The Parkinson’s Foundation announces centres for ‘under-served’ communities

The Parkinson’s Foundation has announced the addition of three Centr

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Smartphone test predicts development of Parkinson’s symptoms, study says

Researchers have created a smartphone test that may be able to predict the

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Take part in a global Parkinson’s carers survey

The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) is inviting carers fr

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Scottish university reveals multimillion-pound Parkinson’s research partnership

The University of Dundee, UK, has announced a collaboration with South Kore

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Parkinson’s may originate in the gut, says new study

A new study, published in medical journal ‘Neuron’, has found evidence

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Acupuncture may alleviate Parkinson’s symptoms

A study conducted by researchers in South Korea has found that acupuncture

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Could insulin be used to treat Parkinson’s symptoms?

A US study has found that intranasal insulin, which is commonly used to tre

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Can drinking milk increase the risk of Parkinson’s?

Researchers at Uppsala University, Sweden, have found that drinking more th

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Israeli start-up uses ultrasound waves to treat Parkinson’s

INSIGHTEC, a medical start-up based in Israel, is using ultrasound waves to

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Blood pressure medication could prevent Parkinson’s

Scientists in the UK and China have found that a drug used to treat high bl

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Could a transplant lower the risk of Parkinson’s?

Researchers at Washington University School of Medicine, US, have found tha

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Groundbreaking Parkinson’s trial publishes results

A breakthrough Parkinson’s trial that featured in a two-part documentary

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Course for Parkinson’s nurses launches in Slovenia

The International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society is hosting its th

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Could treadmill training improve Parkinson’s symptoms?

Researchers at a German university have found that using a treadmill may im

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EPDA signs new charter on workplace rights

The European Parkinson’s Disease Association (EPDA) has signed the Dying

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New wearable device could counteract gait

Scientists at the National University of Ireland Galway have created a wear

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Could robots replace animals in Parkinson’s medical trials?

Researchers at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, UK, are testing new treat

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IBM unveils AI-powered fingernail sensor that can monitor Parkinson’s progression

US information technology giant IBM has unveiled a prototype of the first

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Inhalable drug given green light

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved INBRIJA – an inhal

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Researchers create Parkinson’s-resistant stem cells

Scientists at the University of Edinburgh, UK, have created stem cells that

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Memory loss could be an indication of Parkinson’s

Memory loss could be an early indication of Parkinson’s disease, accordin

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World War II weapon antidote could treat Parkinson’s

Researchers at Purdue University, US, are studying a World War II chemical

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Repurposed cancer drug shows promise for Parkinson’s

Researchers at the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre, UK, have repurposed

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Research survey assesses impact of holidays on Parkinson’s symptoms

The Radboud University Medical Center, Netherlands, is seeking participants

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World’s largest Parkinson’s study seeks 10,000 participants

Predict-PD – a research project funded by Parkinson’s UK – is seeking

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Parkinson’s gene therapy could improve motor symptoms

UK researchers are trialling an innovative gene therapy that could improve

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Pfizer launches new biopharmaceutical company to develop Parkinson’s drugs

Pharmaceutical company Pfizer has teamed with investment firm Bain Capital

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AI technology could diagnose Parkinson’s in less than three minutes

Chinese technology enterprise Tencent has partnered with UK healthcare comp

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New smart glasses could track Parkinson’s symptoms

Two European technology companies have received a grant from British public

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Sensors could measure brain chemical levels over the course of a year

Neuroscientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US, believe

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New molecule could reverse neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s

Researchers at a university in Spain have discovered a new molecule which t

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Could art therapy help people with Parkinson’s?

A new study by US researchers will investigate the impact of art therapy on

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Study finds that typing speed could indicate Parkinson’s

New research from Charles Sturt University, Queensland, Australia, has sugg

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Study uses Microsoft Xbox sensors to monitor Parkinson’s symptoms

A study by researchers at the University of Miami, US, is using video game

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Monkey study could lead to new Parkinson’s therapies

Scientists at the Texas Biomedical Research Institute, US, are using marmos

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Researchers discover brain network linked to chronic pain in Parkinson’s

Researchers at a French university claim to have discovered the brain netwo

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“Magnetic” gene in fish may help treat Parkinson’s

Researchers at Michigan State University, US, believe the study of a type o

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Eyes could indicate onset of Parkinson’s

Researchers at the Boramae Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea claim to have

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Breath test “detects early-stage Parkinson’s”

Scientists from Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel, have d

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World-first Parkinson’s stem cells trial

Scientists at a Japanese university will carry out a world-first clinical t

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Contact sports linked to onset of Parkinson’s

Researchers at the Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts, US

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Horse tranquilliser trial is awarded $750,000 grant for Parkinson’s research

Researchers at the University of Arizona College of Medicine, Tucson, US, w

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Researchers develop light-activated Parkinson’s drug

A new light-activated drug for treating Parkinson’s has been developed by

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Artificial intelligence to monitor Parkinson’s symptoms

Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US have developed an

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The Michael J Fox Foundation awards $107,000 grant to new Parkinson’s study

The Michael J Fox Foundation has awarded a grant of US $107,000 to fund res

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Pesticides could cause Parkinson’s, research finds

Researchers at a Canadian university have conducted a study that suggests p

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Tear tests could lead to Parkinson’s diagnosis

A study – carried out by researchers from the University of Southern Cali

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€100,000 investment opportunity for central nervous system research

Zcube, a research venture of Italian pharmaceutical company Zambon, has inv

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Parkinson’s disease may link to impaired response of eyes to blue light

A study published in the medical journal ‘Scientific Reports’ suggests

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Mouse study suggests neurodegenerative disease begins soon after birth

A study published in the ‘Journal of Clinical Investigation’ has sugges

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Global Kinetics receives vital funding

Australian-based health company Global Kinetics has received a $AUS 7.75 mi

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Smartphone app detects severity of Parkinson’s symptoms

A smartphone app– created by researchers from Johns Hopkins University,

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Could eating fish prevent Parkinson’s disease?

A new study has found a link between the consumption of fish and long-term

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Survey of young Europeans with neurological conditions launched

The European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) has launched a

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One step closer to a cure

Researchers from Kyung Hee University, Seoul, South Korea believe they are

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Excess calcium in brain could cause Parkinson’s

Researchers at the University of Cambridge, UK, have discovered that excess

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Jewish people with Crohn’s disease more likely to carry LRRK2 gene mutation

A scientific study has concluded that there may be a link between Parkinson

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Could caffeine in the blood help diagnose Parkinson’s?

Blood caffeine levels could be promising diagnostic biomarkers for early-st

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European Union announces new programme to improve Parkinson’s diagnosis

The European Union has announced the launch of the Magnetic Diagnostic Ass

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Strong results announced for new LRRK2 inhibitor clinical trial for Parkinson’s

The pharmaceutical company Denali Therapeutics has announced strong positiv

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Michael J Fox Foundation announces 2017 highlights

The Michael J Fox Foundation has announced that it provided US$80 million i

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Boston Scientific receives safety approval for deep brain stimulation product

Medical manufacturer Boston Scientific has received approval from the U.S.

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Virtual reality exercises “could reduce falls” for people with Parkinson’s

A recent study conducted by Tel Aviv University, Israel, has suggested that

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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 and Takeda lead

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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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