Researchers have shown that those taking part in a home-based exercise programme experienced improvements in their motor symptoms.
Parkinson’s Does Strictly was so successful last year, that we are doing it again. The event will see 10 couples taken to the dance floor, perform 2 dances and compete for the all-important glitterball trophy.
New research in rats has shown that alpha-synuclein, an abnormal protein normally found in brain cells affected in Parkinson's, can move rapidly from the gut to the brain. These findings support growing evidence that Parkinson’s may start in the gut rather than the brain.
From 30 August it will be easier for people with 'hidden disabilities' to apply for Blue Badges, and in some situations, they will be automatically entitled. Hidden disabilities can include things like anxiety, freezing or symptoms that may put people at risk of serious harm.