Category Archives: Parkinson’s disease

Workshop on Parkinsons Disease, European Parliament, 8 November 2018

[caption id="attachment_5064" align="aligncenter" width="1024"][/caption] Parkinson’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder having no known cause, typically with onset later in life. Prevalence in the 60-69-year-old population is estimated to be approximately 1.0%, rising to 2.7% in those over 80. There are more than one million people living with Parkinson’s today in Europe; with an ageing…
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New studies confirm a link between Parkinson’s Disease and pesticide exposures

In our newsblog on March 13, 2014, the  etiology of Parkinson's Disease (PD) was discussed.  The etiology is believed to be multifactorial and consists of an interaction between environmental factors and genetic predisposition. Since then a lot of important new scientific papers have appeared. A new French case-control study has now confirmed the association of  Parkinson's…
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News about the etiology of Parkinson’s disease

Parkinson’s disease is the second most prevalent neurodegenerative disease after Alzheimer’s. It is characterized by motor symptoms, such as slow physical movements, shaking, muscle stiffness, and impaired balance and coordination, and in addition non-motor symptoms, such as changes in cognitive abilities and mood. Parkinson’s may develop over the course of decades, and by the time…
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