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How mutations lead to neurodegenerative disease

20:00 EDT 12 May 2019 | AAAS

(University of Adelaide) Scientists have discovered how mutations in DNA can cause neurodegenerative disease. The discovery is an important step towards better treatment to slow the progression or delay onset in a range of incurable diseases such as Huntington's and motor neurone disease - possibly through the use, in new ways, of existing anti-inflammatory drugs.

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