Parkinson's disease

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The week in audio: BBC 5 Live; Shock and War; Countered Terrorism; The Trust Race; Movers and Shakers
Even the Lineker row couldn’t stop Stephen Nolan; Gordon Corera launched an insightful look back at the Iraq war; and Rory Cellan-Jones talked to others about the trials of Parkinson’s Disease

Miranda Sawyer

18, Mar, 2023 @5:00 PM

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Still: A Michael J Fox Movie review – affecting portrait of film star’s courage
The Back to the Future actor, whose career was ended by Parkinson’s, is movingly upbeat about his condition – but the cutesy depiction of his early life sells him short

Peter Bradshaw

31, Jan, 2023 @5:27 PM

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Brain sculptures by leading artists to be auctioned for Parkinson’s UK
Works by Tracey Emin, David Bailey and others, reflecting on what their brain means to them, set to sell for thousands

Harriet Sherwood Arts and culture correspondent

14, Dec, 2022 @12:27 PM

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Radical new therapy for Parkinson’s will use stem cell transplants
Lab-grown nerve cells will replace those destroyed by disease – scientists hope treatment may be available in five years

Robin McKie

04, Dec, 2022 @7:30 AM

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‘With my camera I don’t shoot, I heal’: director Euzhan Palcy receives honorary Oscar
A Dry White Season director takes lifetime achievement award, alongside Michael J Fox, Witness director Peter Weir, and songwriter Diane Warren

Lois Beckett

20, Nov, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Exposure to environmental toxins may be root of rise in neurological disorders
Doctors warn exposure to omnipresent yet poorly understood chemicals such as microplastics could play a role in dementia

Nina Lakhani in New York

23, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Experience: I can smell illnesses in people
We walked into a Parkinson’s support group and the smell hit me – it was overwhelming

Joy Milne

21, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘It’s hugely complex’: the scientists working to defeat Parkinson’s
Research into dopamine-producing cells and rogue proteins among efforts to find far-reaching treatment

Ian Sample Science editor

07, Oct, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Paxman: Putting Up With Parkinson’s review – I am already dreading his absence
The TV legend won’t be cajoled into crying as he investigates his illness and films his final series of University Challenge – but he does give us fascinating, unsparing television

Rebecca Nicholson

04, Oct, 2022 @9:05 PM

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Jeremy Paxman got Parkinson’s diagnosis after doctor saw him on TV
Doctor noticed presenter’s face had ‘Parkinson’s mark’ when watching University Challenge, Paxman reveals

Jamie Grierson

04, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘I dressed my colostomy bag as Boris Johnson’: the standups unleashing comedy on life-threatening disease
From bowel cancer to Parkinson’s and dementia, the Edinburgh fringe is full of jokes about serious illness. What’s in it for the comedians – and their audiences?

Si Hawkins

17, Aug, 2022 @7:00 AM

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Lars von Trier diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease
Danish director, who won Palme d’Or for Dancer in the Dark, said to be ‘in good spirits’

Catherine Shoard

08, Aug, 2022 @5:22 PM

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