Category Archives: Lewy bodies

Study identifies key to Parkinson’s disease neurodegeneration.


Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a degenerative neurological disease characterized by tremor, slowness, and gait and balance difficulties that affects approximately 1 million people in the United States. The symptoms are caused by degeneration and loss of neurons in the brain, particularly those crucial for the initiation and coordination of movement.  Current treatments for PD can reduce symptoms, however, they do

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