A new Australian invention designed to help people with neuromuscular diseases is set to undergo clinical tests.
A South Australian-developed app can help detect early-stage Parkinson’s disease through the use of artificial intelligence.
Home care provider Feros Care is using voice-command technology to help clients manage their lives.
An Australian study suggests that dopamine treatment could reduce apathy in Parkinson’s disease and other neurological disorders including dementia.
A purpose-built walkway is helping people with Parkinson’s stay on their feet.
As a community, we must do better to acknowledge communication disability and the impacts it has on the quality of life and take action to improve the situation, writes Gaenor Dixon.
A once-daily treatment patch for Parkinson’s disease has been listed on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme making it more readily available to the 60,000 Australians with the condition.
New research shows that the identification of less well known early symptoms and prompt diagnosis can improve quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease.
A research project in Western Australia needs volunteers who have Parkinson’s disease, to try to make them feel happier. Meanwhile, other WA researchers are busy creating new drugs that could also improve the lives of people with the condition.
A new system to measure the changing symptoms of Parkinson’s disease electronically has been developed in Victoria, with the help of the state government, and is now ready for use around the world.
Volunteers wanted to sleep in the name of science! University of Western Australia researchers need 200 people aged over 50, half with Parkinson’s disease and half without.
Community based Parkinson’s disease nurse specialists could cut hospital and nursing home admissions while providing much needed support for carers, a study has found.
An Australian team of NeuRA researchers will soon be one step closer to demystifying the causes of and finding a cure for Restless Legs Syndrome, but only if the older community responds to their call for help.
BREAKING NEWS: The Australian Greens has jumped on the Alzheimer’s Australia support bandwagon, raising the question of dementia funding in parliament this afternoon. [SOUND FILE]