Items Tagged ‘genetic variant’

March 29, 2013

A Setback on the Road to a Parkinson’s Cure

By Logan Lafferty

One of the most promising treatments for Parkinson’s disease has hit a snag after researchers found evidence that it may make patients worse…The NorthShore study examined 1,098 Parkinson’s patients who had their DNA sequenced at the Mayo Clinic and were then contacted up to 15 years later. Those with a genetic variant that led to […]

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