Punished for being ill: ‘Benefit changes made my illness much worse’

September 19, 2017 admin 1

A Lancashire dad has criticised a new disability support assessment system which he says put his livelihood – and health – at risk. Michael Gibson, […]

Disability assessors asked: ‘how long will you have Parkinson’s for?’

September 14, 2017 admin 3

Michael Gibson was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease when he was just 18. But despite Parkinson’s being a serious, progressive neurological illness with no known cure, […]

Parkinson’s symptoms reversed in monkeys by groundbreaking new treatment

September 1, 2017 admin 0

A treatment that could reverse some of the main symptoms of Parkinson’s disease – potentially enabling patients to recover enough control of their movements to […]

6 non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease that may surprise you

August 27, 2017 admin 0

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking. While there […]

‘Dog changed my life,’ says man with Parkinson’s disease

August 17, 2017 admin 0

A KINGSLEY man with Parkinson’s disease has seen his life transformed by a golden retriever dog. When Alan Edbrooke’s body began to shake uncontrollably, he […]

Diabetes drug may be helpful for Parkinson’s disease

August 11, 2017 admin 0

“A drug commonly used to treat diabetes could help those living with Parkinson’s disease,” The Guardian reports. A small study suggests a drug called exenatide […]