Mild traumatic brain injury is associated with increased risk of Parkinson disease among military veterans.
A new analytic model can now predict cognitive decline within 10 years of onset PD.
To date, there are no validated biomarkers to independently assess Parkinson Disease diagnosis and prognosis, or to measure disease severity.
There is no known cure to Parkinson's disease, though there are treatments that can suppress symptoms
Developing drugs to reduce LRRK2 activity could provide protection against damage caused by alpha-synuclein
The tremors and other motor symptoms that characterize Parkinson's disease result from the loss of dopamine-producing neurons in part of the midbrain
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