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Parkinson's Disease Awareness

Four in five people in the East Midlands know little to nothing about Parkinson's disease. Research conducted by Parkinson's UK has found that not enough people know about the symptoms or origins of the disease.

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Parkinson's disease awareness campaign launched in Midlands

Parkinson's UK has launched an awareness campaign in the Midlands after research it carried out found that four in five people, in the East Midlands, knew little to nothing about Parkinson's disease.

It's origins, symptoms and who it affects were also found to be facts that people didn't know.

Images illustrate how the brain mixes up images in Parkinson's disease sufferers Credit: Parkinson's UK

The image above is part of the campaign. It is an illustration of how the brain mixes up images in a Parkinson's sufferer.

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