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Parkinson’s disease is a disease that affects the dopamine-producing cells of the brain and causes progressive difficulties in motor skills and speech. Usually, the disease strikes those above 65. The main symptoms are rigidity, slowness, balance problems, and tremors.

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Novel Treatment Effective to Treat Symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease

Existing drug treatment for Parkinsons disease may induce motor complications like dyskinesias that causes abnormal involuntary movements and reduce the effectiveness of restoring mobility. Scientists at Yerkes National Primate Research Center, Emory University, have been observing the origin of these abnormal responses in a nonhuman primate model of Parkinsons and have successfully found a way for controlling them. The results, which will be important for developing new treatment options, are published in Cell Reports. ...Read More

Posted on : Saturday, February 3, 2018 8:29 AM
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