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Living with Dementia

Movement Disorders

Freezing Parkinson’s in its tracks

Parkinson’s disease, a disorder which affects movement and cognition, affects over a million Americans, including actor Michael J. Fox, who first brought it to the attention of many TV-watching Americans. It’s characterized by a gradual loss of neurons that produce dopamine. Mutations in the gene known as DJ-1 lead to accelerated loss of dopaminergic… Freezing Parkinson’s in its tracks   

Alzheimer’s Disease

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