Doctors in Japan have launched a study exploring whether implanting neural cells made from 'reprogrammed' stem cells into the brains of people with Parkinson's can help slow the progression of the condition.
From today forward, researchers and drug companies have a new tool in the search for better treatments for Parkinson's – a brain scan that can be used to select the right people for clinical trials.
Hundreds of people living with Parkinson's across Derbyshire are to be left without the vital support of two community-based specialist nurses thanks to 'cost-saving' measures.
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has announced that people receiving the highest level of Personal Independence Payments (PIP) will have annual reassessments replaced with reassessments every 10 years.
A new study by UCL, University of Oxford, and Queen Mary University of London researchers suggests that people with type 2 diabetes are 32% more likely to develop Parkinson's than those without diabetes.