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Vision and Parkinson’s Disease

June 26,2017

As people with Parkinson’s know all too well, the disease can cause many more symptoms than those that are noticeable from the outside. Some of the lesser recognised ones — even among doctors — involve the eyes and visual system….

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Neurons

Could Parkinson’s disease be an autoimmune disorder?

Could Parkinson’s disease be an autoimmune disorder? A recent study from Columbia University revealed a possible link between the immune system — the body’s defense system against disease — and alpha-synuclein, the sticky protein that clumps in the cells of…

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