Could an existing drug halt Parkinson’s disease?

February 9, 2018 admin 0

The buildup of toxic proteins in Parkinson’s disease could be halted with an already approved drug. Researchers have discovered a mechanism through which toxic protein […]

Breakthrough for Parkinson’s researchers after gene study

January 31, 2018 admin 0

Researchers studying Parkinson’s disease believe a breakthrough is on the cards after designing a test that could control the spread of the condition Scientists at […]

Number of Scots living with Parkinson’s set to double

January 8, 2018 admin 0

New figures from Parkinson’s UK show that more than 12,000 Scots are now living with Parkinson’s, and that this number is expected to double within […]

Scientists sniff out Parkinson’s disease smell

December 22, 2017 admin 0

Joy Milne can smell Parkinson’s disease before it is medically diagnosed Scientists are close to establishing what causes a smell associated with sufferers of Parkinson’s […]

Scientists make breakthrough in understanding how Parkinson’s develops

December 15, 2017 admin 0

Scientists have made a major breakthrough in understanding how Parkinson’s disease develops. Researchers have stabilised toxic protein clusters associated with the condition for long enough […]

Weight loss in Parkinson’s disease sufferers increases their risk of a premature death, dementia and loss of independence, study finds

November 30, 2017 admin 0

Weight loss in Parkinson’s disease sufferers increases their risk of suffering a premature death, dementia and loss of independence, new research reveals. Although the UK […]

Parkinson’s disability allowance reassessments ‘wasting £3m’

November 9, 2017 admin 1

The UK government is wasting more than £3m on “pointless” disability reassessments for Parkinson’s Disease patients, a charity has claimed. Parkinson’s UK estimates about 1,500 […]

Michael J. Fox on working towards a Parkinson’s cure

October 30, 2017 admin 0

A time-traveling Michael J. Fox astonished Christopher Lloyd in the 1985 movie “Back To The Future” … little imagining what his REAL future would hold. […]

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 […]