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(Trinity College Dublin) Parkinson's disease is a long-term (chronic) neurological condition that affects the way the brain co-ordinates body movements like walking and talking, as well as cognitive abilities. There is currently no cure for the disease, but researchers at Trinity have recently published findings of a study which may lead to better treatments for this debilitating illness. The paper has been published in the international Cell Press journal Structure.NEXT ARTICLE
Parkinson's is a progressive neurological condition, affecting one person in every 500, 95% of which are over 40. It is caused by degeneration of more than 70% of the substantia nigra, which depletes the dopamine (the neurotransmitter involved in pro...