Tag: "parkinsonism" at medical news
Mayo Clinic study reveals new information about incidence of Parkinsonism
...ers, published in thejournal Neurology, shows that parkinsonism
is three times more common than whatwas previously...ition, the Mayo Clinic study shows that mendevelop parkinsonism
more frequently than women. "Parkinsonism is not a disease itself, rather it describes a group of di...
Mutations in a multifunctional protein cause parkinsonism
...arrowed a genetic cause for this form of inherited parkinsonism
to a region of chromosome 12 called PARK8. Mayo Clinic neuroscientist Matthew Farrer, Ph.D., and his team, continued to perform sophisticated genetic analyses on DNA collected from family members. Their work revealed the culprit gene and the mult...
LRRK2 gene mutation causes Parkinson's disease in several families
...ation in the recently identified LRRK2 gene causes parkinsonism
in several North American and European families. Their findings will be reported in the April edition of the American Journal of Human Genetics . The disease causing G2019S mutation in the LRRK2 gene is the first time a genetic cause has been associ...