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New Funding For Parkinson's Disease Research

Mon, 22 July 2019

New Funding For Parkinson's Disease Research

A foundation set up by Hollywood actor Michael J Fox has just given three hundred thousand dollars to a group of Irish researchers looking at a novel therapy for Parkinson's disease.

Over twelve thousand people here in Ireland are affected by the disease, which means the new funding has been very welcomed.

to tell us more Doctor Eilís Dowd who is leading the research at NUI Galway and Joe Condon from Young Parkinson's Ireland joined us earlier.

Watch their full interview below.

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Debunking Facemask Myths

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Fri, 31 July 2020

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Chat with Stacey Solomon

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Thu, 30 July 2020

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Baby Boxes

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Wed, 29 July 2020

All new parents in Ireland are to be given a free baby box with things like blankets, nappies, clothes and other essentials, within the lifetime of the current Government.

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Helping Children with Anxiety

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Tue, 28 July 2020

It’s completely normal for children to feel anxiety at different stages of their development, but what happens when these anxieties begin to take over their lives and effect their overall happiness?

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Autism Friendly Learning

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Mon, 27 July 2020

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Eileen Walsh

Eileen Walsh

Fri, 17 July 2020

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