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Pesticides Linked to Parkinson's Risk in People with Specific Gene

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Several studies have linked pesticides with the development of Parkinson's disease, and now a new study has found a specific gene that may explain why some people are particularly susceptible to devel…
February 03, 2014

UAE Scientists Working to Develop Early Detection Tool for Parkinson’s Disease

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The toll Parkinson’s disease has on individuals can be devastating. Caused by the degeneration of nerve cells in a central part of the brain, it can make walking difficult or even impossible, and caus…
March 15, 2014

Looking For Parkinson's Sooner

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The Holy Grail in any progressive disease is to find it early enough to start effective treatment before irreversible damage has occurred. For Parkinson’s disease, which afflicts 1.5 million Americans…
March 16, 2015

Smell Test Plus Imaging May Spot Parkinson's Early

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Olfactory testing coupled with dopamine transporter (DAT) imaging can help identify people likely to develop clinical signs of Parkinson's disease (PD), a new study hints. Among a cohort of hyposomic…
June 18, 2014

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