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Living with Dementia

Disease Progression

Parkinson’s breakthough could slow disease progression

In an early-stage breakthrough, a team of Northwestern University scientists has developed a new family of compounds that could slow the progression of Parkinson’s disease.

Parkinson’s, the second most common neurodegenerative disease, is caused by the death of dopamine neurons, resulting in tremors, rigidity and difficulty moving. Current treatments target the symptoms but do… Parkinson’s breakthough could slow disease progression   

Alzheimer’s Disease

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