Protein in urine could help detect Parkinson’s

Protein in urine could help detect Parkinson’s

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New research has led scientists to find a new protein biomarker in the frozen body fluids of Parkinson’s patients. Published in Neurology and later in Movement Disorders, the findings can help improve understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
12 Jul 2016 - General
Just like Alzheimer's disease, Parkinson's disease also does not have a cure. It is a neurodegenerative disorder which causes the death of most of the neurons which eventually affects the motor neurons causing symptoms. The biomarkers discovered in the urine samples from Parkinson’s disease patients may be helpful in finding a treatment for the disease or even an early diagnosis may help in managing the condition of the patient. The urine samples were investigated for the presence of exo...
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