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Fungus ‘may cause symptoms of Parkinson’s disease’

New research has suggested that a compound often exuded by fungus could be linked to symptoms of Parkinson’s disease. The investigators say Parkinson’s has previously been linked to exposure of human-made toxins, but their findings show that biological compounds also have the potential to set off symptoms of the condition.
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Pathway To Parkinson’s Disease Broken Down

The number one telltale sign of Parkinson’s disease is the breakdown of movement caused by a decrease in the supply of dopamine to the brain region that deals with controlling movement. Exactly how this loss of dopamine in brain cells is affected by Parkinson’s disease is outlined in a new study by MIT…
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