Sell out evening at the Comedy Store for Shake with Laughter
Comedian and writer Alan Davies made a rare return to stand-up at a sold-out Shake with Laughter at the Comedy Store in Leicester Square for Parkinson's UK.
New drug treatment Opicapone launches in UK
A new drug treatment for Parkinson's, opicapone, has launched in the UK. It could prolong the effect of levodopa and reduce the number of tablets required.
Your voice at party conferences 2016
Supporters and staff met with MPs at Liberal Democrat, Labour and Conservative conferences and persuaded them to act now for people affected by Parkinson's.
Positive step towards improving clinical trials with brain scans
We're delighted to announce that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) is officially supporting the use of a particular type of brain scan to help people in the earliest stages of Parkinson's to participate in clinical trials.
Celebrating autumn colours with the National Gardens Scheme
To celebrate the start of the new season, we held an autumn photography competition with our partner, the National Gardens Scheme (NGS).
Inner Wheel raises more than £100,000 for Parkinson’s UK
Inner Wheel, one of the largest women's voluntary service organisations in the world, has raised an incredible £102,000 for Parkinson's UK after a year of fundraising.
Parkinson's UK selected as charity partner of Annapurna Recruitment
We’re pleased to announce a new charity partnership with Annapurna Recruitment.
Why Ohsumi's Nobel Prize is important for Parkinson's
The 2016 Nobel Prize has been awarded to Yoshinori Ohsumi for his work on how cells dispose of and recycle waste – a process linked to Parkinson's.
Study finds caffeine compounds to tackle Parkinson's
New research published in the journal ACS Chemical Neuroscience has identified caffeine-like compounds that may tackle the underlying causes of Parkinson's.
Parkinson's UK welcomes benefit announcement
Work and Pensions Secretary, Damian Green, announced today, Saturday 1 October, that people with long-term health conditions will be exempt from Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) reassessment.