The Association of Medical Research Charities has launched a new booklet about using health information which includes a case study from Parkinson's UK.
Proteins involved in protecting connections between nerve cells may play a role in memory problems that affect people with conditions like Parkinson's.
Research published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology highlights a potential way to detect Parkinson's in its early stages.
Positive results from a trial of ultrasound therapy for treating tremor have been published, with potential benefits for controlling Parkinson's symptoms.
A study into the genetic make-up of people with Parkinson's has recently updated its criteria for participants, so family members can take part too.
New research suggests that severe head injury, which causes loss of consciousness, could be linked to increased risk of developing Parkinson's.
Initial data suggest that GDNF is safe, but in-depth analysis of the data is underway to find out if the treatment is effective for people with Parkinson's.