At the end of each month the SoPD writes a post which provides an overview of some of the major pieces of Parkinson’s-related research that were made available during November 2019.
The post is divided into seven parts based on the type of research:
So, what happened during November 2019?
In world news:
November 4th – Researchers reported that the spacecraft Voyager 2 has reached interstellar space, following Voyager 1’s historic passage six years ago.
November 7th – New Zealand wrote into law zero carbon immission the same day as Collins Dictionary announced that ‘Climate strike’ was the 2019 word of the year (Click here and here to read more about this).
November 18th – A new study suggests that Humpback whales in the South Atlantic have recovered from near-extinction. Counts show the population off Brazil has climbed from about 450 in the 1950s to 25,000 today (Click here to read more about this).
November 23rd –
In the world of Parkinson’s research, a great deal of new research and news was reported:
In November 2019, there were 738 research articles added to the Pubmed website with the tag word “Parkinson’s” attached (7538 for all of 2019 so far). In addition, there was a wave to news reports regarding various other bits of Parkinson’s research activity (clinical trials, etc).