Blue Illusion supports Parkinson's research

Blue Illusion Shake It up for Parkinson’s

Thursday, 30 March 2017

  Shop and Support Parkinson’s research at Blue Illusion Bondi Junction Join the Blue Illusion team for light refreshments, social sensibilities and a fashion parade.  15% of sales will be donated to Shake It Up Australia Foundation. Date:  Saturday 8th April Time:…

Exercise and Parkinson's disease

New Study Shows Exercise Delays PD Progression

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

It is widely known that exercise is important for maintaining overall health and well-being. It helps strengthen the heart and bones, boosts mood and energy, and combats illness. For people with Parkinson’s disease (PD), though, it may do even more….

Newcastle to Host a Public Parkinson’s Forum

Monday, 27 March 2017

Hunter Post Graduate Medical Institute (HPMI) Newcastle is hosting a public forum on Parkinson’s disease.   All Welcome: Date:  Registration is FREE RSVP to HPMI by Monday 1 May 2017 Phone: (02)49138178 Email:   This event coincides with the 2017…

Deep Brain Stimulation in Parkinson's disease

The Latest News on Deep Brain Stimulation

Monday, 27 March 2017

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is an always popular topic among people with Parkinson’s and researchers alike, and for good reason: it’s the most commonly performed surgical procedure for the management of Parkinson’s symptoms. In the appropriate person, it can be…

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…

Shake It UpDate - All the latest news in Parkinson's research and hopw you can help shake things up for a cure

Shake It UpDate – March 2017

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Shake It UpDate  – March 2017 In this edition: Launching our Personal Parkinson’s Video Series, The promise of C-Abl as a therapeutic target, International Women’s Day and Pain & Parkinson’s disease.   Dear Shake It Up Supporter, Parkinson’s Disease will almost certainly…

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…