Understanding coronavirus and Parkinson’s
We’ve all seen coronavirus (or COVID-19) in the headlines. Our priority remains supporting people living with Parkinson’s. That’s why we’ve gathered the facts and guidance to help answer some of your most common questions about coronavirus and Parkinson’s.
Driving research forward during the coronavirus pandemic
A survey of people with Parkinson’s, their carers and loved ones has shown that the majority are still comfortable taking part in research. 548 responses have shaped guidance aimed at researchers. It will help them adapt their studies to ensure the safety and comfort of people with Parkinson's during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
Oxford researchers find molecule that may slow or stop the progress of Parkinson's
Parkinson's UK funded research suggests it may be possible to prevent the formation of protein clumps that cause problems in Parkinson's by using microscopic tweezers that pull apart the proteins. This could pave the way for a therapy that could slow or stop the progression of the condition.