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#Parkinson's disease

# parkinsons-disease - Thursday 19 September, 2019

French drug watchdog halts illegal Parkinson's, Alzheimer's trial

The agency urged participants to stop using the patches immediately and to seek medical attention.

# parkinsons-disease - Sunday 6 January, 2019

Billy Connolly tells fans he's 'not dying, not dead' amid health fears Apology This post contains videos

Billy Connolly tells fans he's 'not dying, not dead' amid health fears

“Sorry if I depressed you, maybe I should have phrased it better.”

# parkinsons-disease - Saturday 21 April, 2018

A single concussion may increase the risk of Parkinson's disease by 56%

Researchers also found that those with a traumatic brain injury were diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease an average of two years earlier than those without.

# parkinsons-disease - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Living with Parkinson's in Ireland: 'If I was dependent on the HSE I wouldn't be able to move now'

There are 12,000 people in Ireland living with Parkinson’s disease and numbers are continuing to rise.

# parkinsons-disease - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

'I'm devastated': DJ Gareth O'Callaghan reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Gareth O’Callaghan currently presents a radio show on 4FM.

# parkinsons-disease - Friday 17 November, 2017

Civil rights leader Jesse Jackson says he has Parkinson's and will 'fight for a cure'

Jackson vowed to use his voice to help find a cure for the disease.

# parkinsons-disease - Friday 4 August, 2017

Study indicates diabetes drug could help slow progression of Parkinson's

Parkinson’s is the second largest neurological condition in Ireland.

# parkinsons-disease - Sunday 16 July, 2017

Scientists find visual symptoms that could help early detection of Parkinson's

Non-motor Parkinson’s symptoms may precede the appearance of motor signs by more than a decade.

# parkinsons-disease - Sunday 5 June, 2016

From The42 Watch that time Muhammad Ali talked a suicidal man down off of a ledge in LA Support This post contains videos

Watch that time Muhammad Ali talked a suicidal man down off of a ledge in LA

The boxing legend died on Friday night from septic shock at the age of 74.

# parkinsons-disease - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

Father Ted's Frank Kelly reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Fans of the man who played everyone’s favourite drunken priest have been showing their support for him today.

# parkinsons-disease - Saturday 11 April, 2015

'In spite of themselves, people begin to see you in a different way'

A Unity Walk is taking place in Dublin today to support the 9,000 people in Ireland who have Parkinson’s Disease

# parkinsons-disease - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Breakthrough by Irish scientists could lead to cure for Parkinson's Disease

“It’s a step towards knowing what we can do to potentially develop cures.”

# parkinsons-disease - Friday 2 May, 2014

From The42 Roger Bannister reveals he has Parkinson's disease Battle

Roger Bannister reveals he has Parkinson's disease

Bannister is best remembered for being the first man to run a sub-four minute mile

# parkinsons-disease - Friday 1 November, 2013

New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's

The new drug can stop people from having to be admitted to nursing homes, those in charge of the drug trial claim.

# parkinsons-disease - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Drug tests make Alzheimer's treatment 'a real possibility'

The drug is still at an experimental stage but lab tests on mice show it blocks disruption of the brain’s defence system, something that boosts neurodegenerative disease.

# parkinsons-disease - Monday 23 September, 2013

Column: We need more creative, enjoyable ways of managing chronic illness

It’s been ten years since my Parkinson’s Disease diagnosis – and in that time I’ve ran my first marathon, set up a charity, and established a choir. So much is possible with creative and collaborative health management, writes Mags Mullarney.

# parkinsons-disease - Monday 16 September, 2013

Billy Connolly receives cancer treatment and is diagnosed with Parkinson's

The much-loved comedian underwent surgery for prostate cancer and has also been diagnosed with the initial symptoms of Parkinson’s disease according to a spokeswoman.

# parkinsons-disease - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Spinal fluid test could give early diagnosis of Parkinson's disease

The first signs of having the disease include body tremors, but this new test could give a diagnosis before symptoms present.

# parkinsons-disease - Monday 6 May, 2013

‘Human brain cells in mice’ technique could help tackle Parkinson’s

Scientists at the University of California say they can now grow key human brain cells by implanting them in lab mice.

# parkinsons-disease - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

From The42 London 2012: Muhammad Ali to take part in opening ceremony? London 2012

London 2012: Muhammad Ali to take part in opening ceremony?

The boxing legend is in London to present an award tonight, sparking speculation that he may take part in Friday’s opening.

# parkinsons-disease - Monday 30 January, 2012

'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland

The technique, which involves inserting an electrode into the brain, can help sufferers of neurological conditions.

# parkinsons-disease - Monday 16 January, 2012

From The42 Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash Champ

Muhammad Ali cheered at 70th birthday bash

Boxing world paid tribute to ‘The Greatest’ at party to mark his birthday tomorrow.