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Researchers in America have developed an experimental drug, similar to compounds used to treat diabetes, that slows the progression of Parkinson's in a mouse model of the condition.

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Researchers have discovered that nicotinamide riboside, a form of vitamin B3, may boost energy in nerve cells and help prevent them being lost in Parkinson's.

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Further analysis of the results from a recent clinical trial of the type 2 diabetes drug exenatide in people with Parkinson's has revealed encouraging signs of a positive effect on mood.

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New research has suggested a link between taking anticholinergic medications and an increased risk of developing dementia. These drugs are old and are now rarely used for Parkinson’s. 

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Importance of using patent data to plan health and care services and find better treatments and introducing the new national data opt-out for England from 25 May, where patients can opt-out of having their confidential info shared with the NHS. 

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We are pleased to announce that a Parkinson's research project has been awarded the inaugural BenevolentAI Award. The project will use an artificial intelligence platform’s capabilities to reason, deduce and suggest entirely new treatments for Parkinson’s. 

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An international team has developed a cutting-edge technique, enabling human brain tissue to be studied in 3D.