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Two brain cells

22 June 2017

New research, reported in the scientific journal Nature, suggests that the immune system plays an important role in the progression of Parkinson's.

Leanne Owen and her husband at the kitchen table

22 June 2017

The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Parkinson's has launched an inquiry into anxiety and depression in Parkinson's and are seeking people's views.

Parkinson's UK comment

21 June 2017

We explain how the Queen's speech on 21 June 2017 may have an impact on people with Parkinson's, including its mention of mental health provision in the NHS

Brian Cant, who had Parkinson's, dies at 83

20 June 2017

We are deeply saddened to hear that Brian Cant, children's TV presenter of Play School, has passed away, having lived with Parkinson's for many years.

Parkinson's UK campaigner outside the Houses of Parliament with a placard saying 'People with Parkinson's vote'

8 June 2017

All MPs should understand and prioritise the needs of people affected by Parkinson's – vote in today’s General Election and make your voice heard.

Milk being poured into a Parkinson's UK mug

8 June 2017

Higher consumption of low fat dairy products such as milk, butter, cheese and yoghurt is linked to a modest increase in risk of Parkinson’s, according to new research.

The 'James L Austin' rose

7 June 2017

This year, the new ‘James L Austin’ rose will be helping to raise funds and awareness for Parkinson’s UK.

Imagery from a brain scan

2 June 2017

Scientists have developed a new technique that shows promise as a non-invasive approach to deep brain stimulation.

Lorraine Flynn, Cliona McRobert, Cassie Dowling, Rachel Gregson, Sarah Green, Cat Davidson-Smith, Martin McMillan - 29.05.2017

2 June 2017

Across the May bank holiday, three teams from Parkinson’s UK cycled to gardens open for charity in England and Wales to the celebrate the 90th Anniversary of the National Garden Scheme.

Tom Isaacs, President of the Cure Parkinson's Trust

1 June 2017

We're extremely sorry to share that Tom Isaacs, the President and co-founder of our close partners The Cure Parkinson's Trust, has passed away unexpectedly.


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