New study suggests that having bipolar disorder increases the risk of Parkinson's
People with bipolar disorder are almost 7 times more likely to develop Parkinson's than those without the condition, according to new research published in the journal Neurology.
Progress on our mental health campaigning
A brief update on the progress of our mental health campaigning
A warm welcome at the Belfast early onset Parkinson's cafe
Parkinson's UK Northern Ireland launched its early onset Parkinson's cafe, Belfast in June 2017. We catch up on how it's going.
Meeting with the Minister for Disabled People
A report on a recent meeting with the new Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work.
Pension Credit changes will take money away from those who need it most
Pension Credit changes and what it could mean for people with Parkinson's and their carers.
New insights into the link between the appendix and Parkinson's
The media reports on a large-scale study that suggests the removal of the appendix may increase the risk of Parkinson's.
Phase II trial is underway investigating a gene therapy for Parkinson's
Axovant Gene Therapies Ltd., a company developing innovative gene therapies, has announced they are entering the next stage of a phase II gene therapy trial for Parkinson's.
Blood pressure drug fails in phase 3 Parkinson's trial
The STEADY-PD clinical trial has failed to show that isradipine is an effective treatment to slow or stop progression in early Parkinson's.
Boost to fast-track access to new medicines and technology through the NHS
The government initiative to fast-track access to new treatments and services is being expanded, potentially shaving years off the time it takes for people with Parkinson's to benefit from innovations in research.
Malaria drug shows promise in Parkinson's model in the lab
Research shows that problems with recycling in brain cells in Parkinson's are overcome by the malaria drug clioquinol.