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# parkinson's

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2022
# Research
Frequent bad dreams and nightmares linked to Parkinson’s in new study
Experts think there is growing evidence that regular bad dreams could be an early warning sign for developing the condition.
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# parkinson's
Jeremy Paxman confirms he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease
The journalist and author has presented University Challenge since 1994.
# Diagnosis
Ozzy Osbourne says he's been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
The singer said it was discovered after he suffered a fall.
# mash
MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease
Alda said the only symptom he has experienced so far is twitching in his thumb.
# mobility
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.
# Diagnosis
'I'm devastated': DJ Gareth O'Callaghan reveals he has Parkinson's disease
Gareth O’Callaghan currently presents a radio show on 4FM.
# regenerative medicine
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.
# Parkinson's disease
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.
# Ali
How many punches did Ali take? New book counts them all
It’s the one-year anniversary of Ali’s death today.
# Kentucky
In Photos: Thousands line the streets for Muhammad Ali's funeral
The former heavyweight world champion passed away a week ago today.
# living with parkinsons
'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
# Steady Hand
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.
# Limerick
Missing man with Parkinson's disease found safe and well
His family were concerned for his welfare.
# 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.
# Breakthrough
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.
Voices
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.
# Interview
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.
# Alex P. Keaton
8 reasons to be excited about the new Michael J. Fox show
Is it even possible to NOT love the guy?
# brain surgery
‘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.
# big pharma
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.
# Week in Web
Weird Wide Web: the week in online oddities
The internet’s best offerings in social media, tech, science and weird news.
# Neurology
Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease
Between 4,000 and 5,000 delegates are expected in the city this weekend.
# Brain
'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland
The technique, which involves inserting an electrode into the brain, can help sufferers of neurological conditions.
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the globe.