The road to new treatments for Parkinson’s and dementia

Prof Giovanna Malluci delivered the 7th Edinburgh Parkinson's Lecture at the University of Edinburgh on Monday, 17th September, 2018 This fascinating talk describes a different approach taken to research which has yielded very promising results in mice models, and not just for Parkinsons but many other neurodegenerative diseases. Replay the video here: https://media.ed.ac.uk/media/The+Edinburgh+Parkinson's+Lecture+2018/1_ew09ukjo Thanks to our [...]

The road to new treatments for Parkinson’s and dementia2018-10-21T14:23:48+01:00

Medical cannabis and Parkinson’s UK 

Photo by Michael Fischer on Pexels.com Cannabis-derived medical products have been in the news lately, after two boys with epilepsy had their treatments taken away from them.  On the back of the spike in public profile, the government has moved to legalise such products in cases of 'exceptional clinical need'. In turn, Parkinson's [...]

Medical cannabis and Parkinson’s UK 2018-10-20T12:21:16+01:00

Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinsons

Sue Wyie’s film is being shown at the Cambridge Film Festival later this month. Sue’s experience of being diagnosed with Parkinson’s spurred her on to write a play called Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinson’s, which is now a film, Kinetics: The Desire to Move. Kinetics explores her coming to terms with the shock of her diagnosis [...]

Kinetics: Parkour and Parkinsons2018-10-19T15:10:27+01:00

Taking Control of Parkinsons – 31Oct18

Recently diagnosed with Parkinson's? Join us for a day to find out what's on in Essex to help you take control. Chelmsford 31 Oct 2018   10am-3pm, Wednesday 31 October 2018 Christ Church URC rooms, 164 New London Road, Chelmsford, CM2 0AW Partner/ supporter welcome. Free lunch included - booking required. For further [...]

Taking Control of Parkinsons – 31Oct182018-10-18T09:55:05+01:00

Questions for existing Research Champions

Parkinson’s UK has established a Research Interest Group for the East of England .  It’s main objective is to help to increase the awareness of the importance of research throughout the 40 local groups and to recruit, train and support new Research Champions.  For this reason we would like to gain from the experience of [...]

Questions for existing Research Champions2018-05-16T14:50:55+01:00

Lessons from Cornwall RIG

John, with Parkinson's, and Sue have been involved with the RSN since its inception and Public and Patient Involvement with the NIHR for a good many years. However, their role as VRC has really been what they choose to make it within the bounds of Parkinson's UK. Why do we do it? When we moved to [...]

Lessons from Cornwall RIG2018-05-16T09:59:40+01:00

Ruth Herman (EoE RIG)

Diagnosed four years ago, Ruth is still doing pretty well and participating in Parkinson' UK activities.  Her volunteering for the chairty includes speaker secretary and committee membr of the West Herts Branch, and of course membership of the East of England Research Group.  She is not a scientist and her background is firmly in the [...]

Ruth Herman (EoE RIG)2018-05-03T21:16:08+01:00

Amazing health care coming to your area soon

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Amazing health care coming to your area soon2015-12-16T08:31:30+00:00

What does it mean to have an incredible daily diet?

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What does it mean to have an incredible daily diet?2015-12-15T08:34:12+00:00

How often should you visit your midwife during pregnancy?

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How often should you visit your midwife during pregnancy?2015-12-15T08:32:47+00:00
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