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#parkinson's

# parkinsons - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease

Alda said the only symptom he has experienced so far is twitching in his thumb.

# parkinsons - 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 - 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 - Sunday 26 November, 2017

Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease

The degeneration and death of brain cells that regulate movement is what affects the ability of a person with Parkinson’s to control movement.

# parkinsons - 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 - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From The42 How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all Ali

How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all

It’s the one-year anniversary of Ali’s death today.

# parkinsons - Friday 10 June, 2016

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral Kentucky This post contains images

In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral

The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.

# parkinsons - 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 - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

This vibrating pen makes writing easier for those with Parkinson's disease

The pen uses vibrations to stimulate muscles in the hand, making it easier to move the pen and write smoothly.

# parkinsons - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Missing man with Parkinson's disease found safe and well

His family were concerned for his welfare.

# parkinsons - Sunday 2 November, 2014

From The42 Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson's link Doubt

Muhammad Ali doctor queries Parkinson's link

Dr Abraham Lieberman said it was impossible to be sure regarding the root cause of his condition.

# parkinsons - 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 - 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 - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Shay Healy: 'I could do without the daily pain but I'm not scared'

The musician, broadcaster and journalist speaks candidly about his battle with Parkinson’s Disease.

# parkinsons - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons to be excited about the new Michael J. Fox show Alex P. Keaton This post contains videos

8 reasons to be excited about the new Michael J. Fox show

Is it even possible to NOT love the guy?

# parkinsons - 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 - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

French court upholds 'gay sex addict' ruling against Glaxo

Pharma giant GlaxoSmithKline has been ordered to pay almost €200,000 to the man who claimed its Parkinson’s drug turned him into a gay sex and gambling addict.

# parkinsons - Sunday 29 July, 2012

From The Daily Edge Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities

The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.

# parkinsons - Monday 11 June, 2012

Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease

Between 4,000 and 5,000 delegates are expected in the city this weekend.

# parkinsons - 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 - Sunday 24 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.