Researchers have discovered that nicotinamide riboside, a form of vitamin B3, may boost energy in nerve cells and help prevent them being lost in Parkinson's.
On Tuesday (5 June), campaigners from Parkinson's UK handed in a petition, calling on the government to scrap prescription charges for people with long-term conditions, to Downing Street.
Further analysis of the results from a recent clinical trial of the type 2 diabetes drug exenatide in people with Parkinson's has revealed encouraging signs of a positive effect on mood.
With Carers Week just around the corner, Volunteer News talks to inspirational volunteers Cathie and Marysia about their innovative course for carers in Scotland - Side by Side with Parkinson's.
The trial will test whether drug treatment with a commonly prescribed dementia drug can improve balance and walking and help to prevent falls in people with Parkinson's.
The latest update, one year into a clinical trial happening in Australia and New Zealand, show promising results for the safety and effectiveness of NTCELL® therapy.
New research shows that scrapping prescription charges for Parkinson's and inflammatory bowel disease could save the NHS money.