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From TheJournal.ie MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease Mash

MASH star Alan Alda has Parkinson's disease

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 'I'm devastated': DJ Gareth O'Callaghan reveals he has Parkinson's disease Diagnosis

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Scientists at NUI Galway make breakthrough for Parkinson’s disease 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.

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 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.

From TheJournal.ie 'In spite of themselves, people begin to see you in a different way' 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

From TheJournal.ie This vibrating pen makes writing easier for those with 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.

From TheJournal.ie Missing man with Parkinson's disease found safe and well Limerick

Missing man with Parkinson's disease found safe and well

His family were concerned for his welfare.

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.

From TheJournal.ie New drug could fight psychotic symptoms of Parkinson's 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.

From TheJournal.ie Column: We need more creative, enjoyable ways of managing chronic illness Opinion

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.

From TheJournal.ie Shay Healy: 'I could do without the daily pain but I'm not scared' 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.

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?

From TheJournal.ie ‘Human brain cells in mice’ technique could help tackle Parkinson’s 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.

From TheJournal.ie French court upholds 'gay sex addict' ruling against Glaxo 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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease Neurology

Dublin to host international congress on Parkinson's disease

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Deep brain stimulation' technique could arrive in Ireland 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.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

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