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A natural molecule called squalamine may hold the key to preventing Lewy bodies forming in Parkinson's, according to groundbreaking new research.

Sue and Laszlo reading scripts

We're excited to announce the launch of our exciting new creative writing toolkit, created by Parkinson's UK staff and people with Parkinson's.

Darts players Dave Chisnall, Adrian Lewis, Simon Whitlock with Parkinson's UK volunteer at Braehead tournament, Nov 2016

We’re celebrating a memorable year of exciting activity with the Professional Darts Corporation as they raise £200,000 towards Parkinson's research.

A Christmas snowman decoration

See our tips on how to enjoy a fun and stress-free festive period with Parkinson's, including managing medication and accessing medical services.

Steve Ford, Carolyn Nutkins, Anita Paterson with celebrity judges, receving the award

2016 has been a fantastic year for Parkinson's UK in terms of awards. We take a look back at the recognition we received in many areas of our work.

Taking Parkinson’s to Parliaments across the UK

Highlights of our work campaigning across the UK's parliaments, where we shared experiences of people affected by Parkinson's and inspired action to be taken.

A Parkinson's research scientist at work

A round-up of 2016's exciting developments in Parkinson's research - and how you can get involved in 2017.

Albert Kirkwood, who has Parkinson's, looking at his tablet computer

New figures from the Department for Work and Pensions show that 1 in 4 people with Parkinson's are losing out on benefits after PIP assessments.

Parkinson’s UK ambassador and Sky Sports Darts presenter Dave Clark (left) and the current William Hill World Darts Champion Gary Anderson (right) launch the 9k for every 9-darter initiative on the River Thames, London.

William Hill will donate £9,000 to Parkinson's UK for every nine-dart finish achieved at the 2016/2017 William Hill World Darts Championship.

Walkers at a Walk for Parkinson's event in 2016, helping to raise over £300,000 to support people with Parkinson's

After a successful launch in 2015, Our Walk for Parkinson's series returned for 2016.


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