Maura Ward

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Globetrotting with Parkinson’s: ‘a wonderful world waiting to be explored’

Maura Ward shares her top tips for travelling with Parkinson’s

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Russ Bradford and Charlotte Allen

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New Parkinson’s love story set to hit the big screen

“Love conquers all”

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Tahiti

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“I’m trying to be the Stephen Hawking of Parkinson’s”

We talk US rapper with Parkinson’s Walter J Archey III

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Ray Wegrzyn Parkinson's EQUIP

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Helping others with Parkinson’s ‘filled the gap in my life’

We talk to the founder of Parkinson’s EQUIP

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“I knocked out a tweet and within half an hour my feed was going mad”

We talk to the BBC journalist Rory Cellan-Jones about his diagnosis

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Canadian musician Joseph Shabason

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‘My album was an excuse to talk to my mother about Parkinson’s’

Canadian musician Joseph Shabason tells us about his album on Parkinson’s

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Woman preparing lesson

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Providing free speech therapy for New York’s Parkinson’s community

We talk to student clinician Beata Royzman about speech therapy for Parkins

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Julie Walker, Andy Johnson, Daniel Abbott, Emma Middleton and Gailie Pollock

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A musical exploring young onset Parkinson’s

Writer Julie Walker shares her top tips for people living with young onset

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drawing

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‘My Dad: his Parkinson’s through my 9-year-old eyes’

We talk to the man who sketches his Parkinson’s symptoms

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Podcast

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‘Parkinson’s can tear couples apart’

Allison Toepperwein and Larry Gifford discuss how Parkinson’s has affecte

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Bill Bucklew

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Bill Bucklew on walking 2,500 miles for Parkinson’s

Bill Bucklew tells us why he's not afraid of failure

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Jennifer Parkinson young-onset Parkinson's

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“There’s a stigma that if you don’t ‘look sick’ then there is nothing wrong”

Jennifer Parkinson reflects on young-onset Parkinson’s

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Parkinson's Sidekicks

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Parkinson’s Sidekicks: bridging the intergenerational gap

A US art initiative tackling social isolation in Parkinson’s

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Parkinson’s GDNF trial Kay Cotton

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GDNF trial: a miracle cure?

We talk to three participants who appeared in the BBC Two documentary

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Choir

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The choir improving Parkinson’s symptoms one note at a time

How singing improves Parkinson’s symptoms

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Emma Lawton Parkinson's

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Emma Lawton on her new “bucket list” project

We spoke to Parkinson’s activist Emma Lawton

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Marc Woodward is the runner up in our Parkinson's poetry competition

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Meet our poetry competition runner-up

We catch up with the runner-up in our Parkinson's poetry competition

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WPC blogger Garry Ballenger

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“We do not suffer from Parkinson’s, we live with it”

The last in our monthly series profiling WPC2019 bloggers

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The Parkinson's Story Exchange

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Telling the stories behind Parkinson’s

We spoke to the founder of The Parkinson’s Story Exchange

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Melissa McConaghy

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Insight into Parkinson’s: “join us as we make history”

We talk to the founder of the ‘Insight into Parkinson’s’ summit

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Brian Lowe Parkinson's

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Brian Lowe: “Always look on the bright side of life”

The latest in our monthly series profiling WPC2019 bloggers

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Ben Stecher

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World Parkinson Congress: all about the sushi

We talk to Canadian WPC blogger Benjamin Stecher

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Allison Toepperwein talks dating with Parkinson's

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The dating diaries: Allison Toepperwein

US blogger Allison Toepperwein talks dating and Parkinson's

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Radio

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Parkinson’s: the “frenemy” within

We spoke to the creator of ‘When Life Gives You Parkinson’s’

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Art

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“Not every day will be a day to create art”

Australian artist Timothy John on how Parkinson’s has impacted his work

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Filmmaker

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A window into the world of Parkinson’s

We spoke to the creator of ‘The Adventures of an Aspiring Rockstar’

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fighting Parkinson's

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“I’m just fighting my corner”

The latest in our monthly series profiling WPC2019 bloggers

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Charity Miles: the app “changing the way you see the world”

We talk to the founder of the Charity Miles app

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Christmas

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“Parkinson’s doesn’t know when it’s Christmas”

How singing can help people manage symptoms of Parkinson’s

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Christmas

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Simply having a wonderful Christmas time

Christmas carol composer Harold Chaplin shares his tips for festive season

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Parkinson's productive

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“Fear prevents people from living a productive life”

The latest in our monthly series profiling WPC2019 bloggers

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Swimming English Channel Parkinson's

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Swimming the English Channel for Parkinson’s

From England to France without a wetsuit

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Chris Mamo

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Chris Mamo: 40,000 steps in 12 hours for Parkinson’s

The fundraiser who didn’t stop running for 12 hours

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Bike

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Pedalling for Parkinson’s

We talk to the founder of The Bike Box Project in New Bern, North Carolina

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Indian Ocean

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“My next adventure is to concentrate on living”

Robin Buttery: the man behind the 3,600-mile Indian Ocean row

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Parkinson's

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Fynlee Hateley: the 13-year-old Parkinson’s campaigner

The boy has raised UK £1,000 for the condition

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Parkinson's

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“Since being diagnosed with Parkinson’s, my world has expanded”

The latest in our monthly series profiling WPC2019 bloggers

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medicinal

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‘A Highbrow Dinner': medicinal plants, great food and Parkinson’s

An eight-course sensory experience for Parkinson’s

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“I came home, spoke to my wife, and we cried together”

Meet the man using poetry to express his feelings about Parkinson’s

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cycle

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Alison Anderson: the “cyclopath”

We spoke to the campaigner who cycled 1,000 miles

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Parkinson's

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“People are capable of so much more than they think”

We talk to Dr Modugno about the centre he directs in Italy

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blogger

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“Life can still be fun if you have Parkinson’s”

The latest in our monthly series profiling WPC2019 bloggers

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Fighting Fit

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Fighting Fit: tackling Parkinson’s in the workplace

We talk to the founders of a new programme in Buckinghamshire, UK

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FacePrint

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“I want to create technologies that help alleviate human suffering”

Meet the 18-year-old inventor behind an award-winning Parkinson’s tool

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blog

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“I hope people take away hope and a smile from my blog”

The latest in our monthly series

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First Steps

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First Steps: making Parkinson’s “less scary”

The two-day programme is created by people with Parkinson’s, for people w

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Jimmy Choi

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Jimmy Choi: why I became an ‘American Ninja Warrior’

We talk to the campaigner who has raised US $250,000 for Parkinson’s

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blogger

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“There is nothing wrong with my head and I will not be judged by my condition”

The latest in our monthly series

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walked

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The man who walked 80km in one day for Parkinson’s

Clint Bauld walked for 24 hours in aid of Parkinson’s

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young onset parkinsons

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Crowdfunded Irish feature film shines light on young onset Parkinson’s

We spoke to writer and director Chiara Viale

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World Parkinson Congress 2019 Bloggers: Allison Smith

#WPC2019: We talk to US blogger Allison Smith

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Jessica Mann

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Jessica Mann: writing with Parkinson’s

We talk to the British author about living with Parkinson’s for two decad

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Kirk reading to his grandchildren

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World Parkinson Congress 2019 Bloggers: Kirk Hall

#WPC2019: We talk to American blogger Kirk Hall

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Lisa Holt

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Dog research could lead to detection of the cause of Parkinson’s

We are just a sniff away from finding the molecule for Parkinson’s diseas

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Rennes with her dog

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“The biggest compliment I get is when people don’t notice my dog is here”

After seven years of service Tommy can take his retirement

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Watch: an animated story of Parkinson’s

Student Joshua-Gilroy Rossi discusses his Parkinson’s animation

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Meet EPDA vice-president Susanna Lindvall as she gets involved in #UniteForParkinsons 2018

International Women's Day interview special

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Dave Clark: “I’m not going to hide away”

We spoke to sports commentator Dave Clark about living with Parkinson's

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WPC 2016

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Meet Andy Butler, the man behind the Parkinson’s People Facebook group

One of Facebook’s largest independent Parkinson’s groups

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Paul Mayhew-Archer at The Comedy Store

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Paul Mayhew-Archer: “laughing at my Parkinson’s”

We spoke to comic legend Paul Mayhew-Archer about his condition

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Rob Deering participating in the Yorkshire marathon

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Comedian Rob Deering on raising nearly £100,000 for Parkinson’s UK

"I’ve run nine marathons to raise money for Parkinson’s"

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Ray Kennedy Cup

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The Ray Kennedy Cup: uniting Parkinson’s football teams from across Europe

An interview with Eigil Sabroe, the tournament’s organiser

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Kim Petrie with The Trews

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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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Ciara Clancy

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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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John McLean

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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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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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Elan and Amanda high-res

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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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Damien_Hirst

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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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Sue Wylie Kinetics

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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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brian-grant-and-kids-lead

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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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greg-grindley-lead

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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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Adam Ellenstein and Susan Scarlett lead

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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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Jordan Webb lead

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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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American Ninja Warrior lead

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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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Tim Hague Jr with wing

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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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Susan Guy lead

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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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haun Slicker I might have Parkinson's

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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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Mileha lead

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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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Carol Walton lead

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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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Melanie DJ lead

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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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Dr George Cotzias

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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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Walter with painting

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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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Tonya Walker The Shoe Maven lead

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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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Path Finder_

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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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Darcy Blake lead

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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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Sam Fox lead

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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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Daniela-&-MJFox

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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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Pat-Davies

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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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Ukulele-lead

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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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Faii-GyroGlove

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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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Emotions of PD

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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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Olie-Westheimer

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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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This is Parkinson's group shot

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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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May May Ali

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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-&-Titch-Crop

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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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