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The drug molecule, NLY01, has been found to slow the progression of Parkinson’s in a mouse model of the condition. Parkinson's UK comments on promising results from John Hopkins University published in Nature from early-stage research into NLY01.

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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.

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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.

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A form of vitamin B3 boosts energy in nerve cells and helps prevent them from dying off, according to a new study, which says this could lead to new treatments for Parkinson’s.