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Common Gene Variation May Predict Parkinson’s Severity and Progression

(April 26, 2016) - Researchers found a genetic variation, known as the GG genotype, that identifies those Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients more likely to have slower disease progression and lower levels of alpha-synuclein, a protein linked to the disease. The findings have implications in disease diagnosis and treatment strategies. Read more

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