FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
30 May 2019
In response to Rory Cellan-Jones revealing that he has recently been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, Julie Dodd, Director of Digital Transformation at Parkinson's UK, said:
New figures released today (11 April) by the charity Parkinson’s UK reveal for the first time the shocking harassment and discrimination experienced by people with the condition.
A Parkinson’s UK survey has revealed that over two fifths (42%) of parents worry that their levels of physical activity are setting a bad example to their children.
A new study that aims to increase understanding of cell death in Parkinson’s has benefited from a £6 million (7 million euro) boost from the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI).
Results from a pioneering clinical trials programme that delivered an experimental treatment directly to the brain offer hope that it may be possible to restore the cells damaged in Parkinson’s.
A drug originally developed for prostate cancer may have exciting potential for treating Parkinson's, according to research published today in Cell Stem Cell.
The findings mark the launch of Parkinson's UK's campaign about freezing, a little-known symptom of Parkinson's that often strikes in crowded, public spaces.