Steve Ford

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A breath Test to Diagnose Parkinson's - Hard Science or Hot Air?

(0) Comments | Posted February 10, 2015 | 10:49 AM

No doctor will say with absolute certainty that someone has Parkinson's. They might be eighty, ninety, even 99 per cent sure, but not until someone has died and they can look inside the brain can a diagnosis finally be confirmed.

We've been struggling for decades to find the answer...

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People With Parkinson's Confused and Abandoned After Diagnosis

(0) Comments | Posted February 2, 2015 | 12:50 PM

Suzanne was alone when the words 'you have Parkinson's' were delivered by her neurologist. During an appointment she described as being 'as short as speed dating', she was hit with the unexpected, life-changing news she had Parkinson's. Like most people, Suzanne knew little about this degenerative condition which...

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Parkinson's, What Do We Really Know?

(5) Comments | Posted December 10, 2012 | 7:00 PM

This summer, Bob Hoskins became the latest member to join a small but select group of high profile figures - including Michael J Fox and Muhammad Ali - to be diagnosed with Parkinson's.
This shock revelation and the flurry of press activity that followed, helped to...

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