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Primer on Parkinson’s Disease for General Readers

Pathology Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a relatively common condition affecting around 1% of all individuals aged over 60, and increasing towards 5% of those over 80. It is characterised by neurodegeneration, a “wearing out” of certain groups of nerve cells … Continue reading


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