Clinical trial of world’s smallest deep brain stimulation device hits headlines
A trial of a new miniaturised deep brain stimulation (DBS) device, being carried out at Southmead Hospital in Bristol, aims to make improvements to existing surgery.
Progress made in partnership between pharma and people with Parkinson's
A pioneering partnership between global biopharmaceutical company UCB, Parkinson’s UK and the Parkinson's Foundation in the US is laying the foundations for people with Parkinson's to feed into the drug development pipeline.
New smartwatch has potential to enhance personalised Parkinson’s care
As a new clinical trial begins, we explore the potential and next steps for a Parkinson’s watch that monitors symptoms.
Pioneering clinical trial opens new sites
The TOP HAT clinical trial for visual hallucinations in Parkinson's and Lewy body dementia has recently opened 4 new trial sites.
Investigating an app to improve non-motor symptom management
An app for people with Parkinson’s to remotely monitor and manage their non-motor symptoms is now entering the testing phase.
Nanobodies that target LRRK2 could have potential for Parkinson's
Treatments targeting a protein called LRRK2 are currently being tested in clinical trials for Parkinson's. Researchers hope they may have the ability to slow the progression of the condition which is something no current treatment can do.
New early signs of Parkinson's uncovered in most diverse UK study to date
Researchers at Queen Mary University of London have reported results from the first UK study of the early signs of Parkinson's in a highly diverse population.
Vitamin B3 supplement shows early promise for Parkinson's
Researchers in Norway have published results from an early stage clinical study looking at the potential of a dietary supplement for people with Parkinson's.
Positive effect of a flavonoid-rich diet seen in people with Parkinson's
Researchers, including scientists from Queen's University Belfast, have discovered that people with Parkinson's who eat more flavonoids may have a longer life expectancy.