Mike Tindall on Parkinson's Disease

The former England rugby player speaks to those living with the same condition as his father. Source link

Trial Into Antioxidant for Parkinson's Disease Yields Disappointing Results

By Cara MurezHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Sept. 17, 2021 (HealthDay News) – Researchers hoped to show that the natural antioxidant urate could delay Parkinson’s disease progression, but a study completed at Massachusetts General Hospital dashed those expectations. The trial enrolled nearly 300 individuals recently diagnosed with early Parkinson’s disease, which affects the body’s motor system. Symptoms… Continue reading Trial Into Antioxidant for Parkinson's Disease Yields Disappointing Results

Alex Echo: Artist reveals 'shock' over Parkinson's diagnosis

Alex Echo has been forced to give up most of his painting work, but is now championing digital art. Source link

Billy Connolly: Challenges of Parkinson's getting worse

Scottish comedian Sir Billy Connolly has said the medical challenges he faces while filming for television are “getting worse”. He was speaking during a session at the Edinburgh TV Festival honouring the 78-year-old with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the industry. Sir Billy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 2013 and retired… Continue reading Billy Connolly: Challenges of Parkinson's getting worse

Ex-England captain reunites with dad with Parkinson's

Former England rugby union captain Mike Tindall has been reunited with his father, who has Parkinson’s disease, after six months apart during the pandemic. Philip Tindall was diagnosed with the condition in 2003, the same year his son won the Rugby World Cup. Source link

Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's May Help Long Term

By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease patients can get symptom relief with deep brain stimulation (DBS) therapy that lasts over the long term, a new study shows. Over 15 years, patients who received DBS, which requires surgical implantation, had significant improvement in motor symptoms and less need… Continue reading Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's May Help Long Term

New Insights Into Parkinson's Hallucinations

By Amy Norton               HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, May 3, 2021 (HealthDay News) — Parkinson’s disease is widely seen as a movement disorder, but it can cause an array of symptoms, including hallucinations. Now a new study has shed light on what is happening in the brain during those disturbances. The… Continue reading New Insights Into Parkinson's Hallucinations

Parkinson's disease: Mike Tindall regrets not pushing his dad

Former England rugby star Mike Tindall has told BBC Breakfast he regretted not pushing his dad more when he was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. “I didn’t really understand the process of how it deteriorated and how it could end up at that point”, he said. Read more: Queen mourned husband Philip with bravery – Tindall… Continue reading Parkinson's disease: Mike Tindall regrets not pushing his dad

Parkinson's skin-swab test 'in sight'

Checking for tell-tale compounds could help spot the degenerative brain condition, experts say. Source link

Common Prostate Drug May Help Prevent Parkinson's

By Cara Murez HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Feb. 8, 2021 (HealthDay News) — While scientists still don’t know what causes Parkinson’s disease, new research shows an association between a drug that some men take for an enlarged prostate condition and a reduced risk of developing the illness. A team led by scientists at the University of… Continue reading Common Prostate Drug May Help Prevent Parkinson's