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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

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 hyposom…
June 18, 2014

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