Are we facing a Parkinson's pandemic?

| February 3, 2019

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According to one new study paper, the evidence is emerging that Parkinson's disease is becoming a pandemic. The authors discuss their concerns and the challenges ahead. Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative condition. Primarily affecting the motor regions of the central nervous system, symptoms tend to develop slowly.

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