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Our Supporters share thier personal Parkinson's Stories

Our Inspiring Supporters share their Parkinson’s Stories

Thursday, 16 March 2017






Celebrating our inspiring supporters… Over the coming weeks we will be releasing a series of stories, including supporters who have Parkinson’s, carers and Ambassadors. One of the best ways to bring awareness to Parkinson’s is simply through real life stories….




Could MAO-B Inhibitors Slow Parkinson's Disease Progression?

Could MAO-B Inhibitors Slow Parkinson’s Disease Progression?

Wednesday, 15 March 2017






A new study proposes that MAO-B inhibitors — drugs used to treat Parkinson’s motor symptoms — may slow disease progression when taken for longer periods of time. Pre-clinical data on these medications suggested a neuroprotective effect, but subsequent clinical trials produced…




Celebrating International Women's Day - Shake It Ambassadors for Parkinson's research

For International Women’s Day we thank our Amazing Ambassdors

Wednesday, 8 March 2017






Today is International Women’s Day with the theme will you #BeBoldForChange . It’s a terrific initiative which encourages everyone to take ground-breaking action that truly drives the greatest change for women. Women are not immune from Parkinson’s Disease and at Shake…




Pain and Parkinson's disease

Pain and Parkinson’s disease

Thursday, 2 March 2017






Pain is a common, but perhaps unexpected, non-motor symptom of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Up to 75 percent of people can experience some form of discomfort during the course of their disease. Unfortunately, this symptom is often under-recognized and therefore undertreated….




Pause 4 Parkinson's - World Parkinson's Day

Get your Company behind Pause 4 Parkinson’s

Wednesday, 1 March 2017






Have you thought about fundraising in your work place? Pause 4 Parkinson’s is a great way for companies to support Parkinson’s research and a cause close to their employees heart. You would be surprised how many of your peers have…




Parkinson's Research

New Dyskinesia Drug Moving Forward in Clinical Testing

Sunday, 26 February 2017






A promising new therapeutic for Parkinson’s disease has secured funding for Phase II testing. The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) supported early research of this drug, paving the way for its advancement into clinical trials. Parkinson’s disease (PD) is typically…




Bllod test may confirm parkinsons diagnosis

Blood Test May Help Confirm Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Monday, 20 February 2017






Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a complex and varied disorder with many different potential motor and non-motor symptoms. Early on, it can sometimes be difficult to determine whether symptoms are caused by Parkinson’s or an atypical parkinsonism, a condition that shares…