Monthly Archives: March 2016

Study shows how defective gene prematurely ages neurons in Parkinson’s disease.


It is known that Parkinson’s disease, the second most common neurodegenerative disease, has genetic causes in 15% of cases. It has been shown that premature aging of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra in the brain is the reason for the motor symptoms that characterise this disease. However, how this happens is not yet fully understood.  Now, as study from researchers

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