Researchers and drug companies have a new tool in the search for better treatments for Parkinson's - a brain scan that can be used to select the right people for clinical trials.
The government have announced a relaxation of the laws governing access to cannabis-based medicines. This will give doctors the ability to prescribe them.
We are deeply saddened to hear that the crime writer and social historian Jessica Mann has passed away, after living with Parkinson's for more than 20 years.
On 29 June 2018 the Independent Review of the Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Assessment Process in Northern Ireland, carried out by Walter Radar, was published.
Researchers in America have developed an experimental drug, similar to compounds used to treat diabetes, that slows the progression of Parkinson's in a mouse model of the condition.