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Parkinson’s 101 (care of Parkinson’s UK)

In December 2016, Parkinson’s UK produced a wonderful series of video explaining some of the basics of Parkinson’s disease. They are a really useful resources for folks who would like to better understand this condition, but are not really interested in the hard-core science. You can find them on Parkinson’s UK Youtube channel, but we present a couple of them here to give you a taster. Enjoy.

1. What is Parkinson’s disease?

2. How does the medication work?

3. How are future drugs developed?


We should also point out that other Parkinson’s disease group, such as the Michael J Fox Foundation also have Youtube channels as well. They too present some great videos, such as:

1. An explanation of the clinical trial process:

2. The process of getting a drug from the lab bench to the market: