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 Biologists investigate how molecular chaperones dissolve protein aggregates linked to Parkinson'sBiologists investigate how molecular chaperones dissolve protein aggregates linked to Parkinson's
 
In many neurodegenerative diseases like Parkinson's, protein aggregates form in the brain and are assumed to contribute to neuronal cell death.
 
   Developing a new approach to treat walking problems in people with Parkinson’s diseaseDeveloping a new approach to treat walking problems in people with Parkinson’s disease
 
A revolutionary approach to targeting and treating walking problems in people with Parkinson’s disease is being developed at Northumbria University, Newcastle.
 
   Patients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease may actually have NIID, shows studyPatients diagnosed with Parkinson's disease may actually have NIID, shows study
 
A joint study by the National Neuroscience Institute (NNI) and Singapore General Hospital (SGH) revealed that patients who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease might actually have NIID instead.
 
   Simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's diseaseSimple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease
 
New research shows a simple skin test can accurately identify Parkinson's disease, demonstrating for the first time the feasibility of the method. Currently diagnosed by clinical signs and symptoms but only definitively diagnosed at autopsy, Parkinson's disease is commonly misdiagnosed early in the disease course, complicating clinical trials of potential treatments.
 
   Gene variations that regulate dopamine levels may influence the mobility of eldersGene variations that regulate dopamine levels may influence the mobility of elders
 
Variations in a gene that regulates dopamine levels in the brain may influence the mobility of elderly and frail adults, according to new research from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health.