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Phosphorylated Alpha Synuclein

Simple blood test diagnoses Parkinson’s disease long before symptoms appear

A new research report appearing in the December issue of the FASEB Journal shows how scientists from the United Kingdom have developed a simple blood test to detect Parkinson’s disease even at the earliest stages. The test is possible because scientists found a substance in the blood, called “phosphorylated alpha-synuclein,” which is common in… Simple blood test diagnoses Parkinson’s disease long before symptoms appear   



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