Parkinson's discovery could lead to new drugs

04/16/2004 | BBC

British scientists say they have found a gene responsible for certain cases of Parkinson's Disease and are hopeful the discovery could lead to new drugs for treatment and new research into the role genes play in the cause of the disease or the predisposition to develop it. While Parkinson's is generally not a genetic disease, there have been instances in which it has run in families.

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