What Neurology Misses in Treating Women With Parkinson’s

What Neurology Misses in Treating Women With Parkinson's

Continue reading your article with a Medscape account Join the Top Medical Resource for Physicians Today. Free Membership! Could Bio-detection Dogs Sniff Out COVID-19 Infection? Parkinsonism: Not Just a Motor Problem According to NEUROLOGISTS Click here to view original web page at www.medscape.com

NHS smartwatch for Parkinson’s patients hailed as ‘lifechanging’

NHS smartwatch for Parkinson’s patients hailed as ‘lifechanging’

Thousands of people with Parkinson’s disease will be given smartwatches by NHS England so they can be treated effectively from home. The Parkinson’s Kinetigraph contains sensors that monitor the wearer’s activity, and buzzes to remind them to take medication. Data is sent to doctors to help detect excessive movement, […] Click here to view original […]

Parkinson’s Foundation Launches #FutureofPD Campaign for Parkinson’s Awareness Month

Parkinson's Foundation Launches #FutureofPD Campaign for Parkinson's Awareness Month

The campaign launches alongside two new public services announcements, encouraging everyone to join the urgent mission to create a future without Parkinson’s disease NEW YORK and MIAMI, April 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Marking the beginning of Parkinson’s Awareness Month, the Parkinson’s Foundation has announced the new #FutureofPD campaign. The […] Click here to view original […]

Mindfulness Courses for YOPD

Mindfulness is a way of being in the present moment, bringing a compassionate awareness to how you actually are at any given time.  This gives you an opportunity to be open to experiences, to notice how you relate to them and gives you a choice in how you respond.  This can promote well-being and give you […]

No Silver Bullet Support Group

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No Silver Bullet Support Group No Silver Bullet is a group started by PwP for PwP, their carers, & PD Professionals. We ‘met’ whilst learning about nutrition on a course run by Dr. Geoffrey & Lucille Leader & are all of the firm belief that there is so much more PwP can do than just […]

World Parkinson’s Awareness Week

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The Genetics of Parkinson’s

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Dr. Matt Farrer is critically acclaimed for his work in the genetics and neuroscience of Parkinson’s disease. Dr. Matt Farrer’s research team have made several influential discoveries in neurogenetics, and have been at the forefront of every major genetic discovery in Parkinson’s disease. His team have published over 350 publications in the field. In […]

Be an Advocate

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We love a Snowball at Spotlight Central. The editor is a child of the ’70s and has been known to knock back a snowball or two when she’s run out of Babycham. [Advocate not advocaat – Ed]. Ahem… Would you be interested in telling your story? Everyone living with YOPD – whether a PWP or […]

Our Partners & Alliances

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Newly Diagnosed? Dont Panic!

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The three words ‘you have Parkinson’s’ are not the ones anyone wants to hear. For those diagnosed at a younger age, it’s likely to have taken some time even to reach that conclusion. Along the way there may have been tests, lots of well-meaning people reassuring you that you’re too young, possibly an operation or […]