Researchers closer to early detection of Parkinson's disease

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    Researchers closer to early detection of Parkinson's disease
    September 26, 2012
    (Phys.org)—In collaboration with colleagues at Oxford, a team of researchers at Umeå University in Sweden has now further elaborated its discovery of a way to detect Parkinson's disease at an early stage, and applications in clinical care are not far away.

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    Den how come Muhammad Ali got Parkinson's?
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    Interesting information.

    My ninety year old father was just diagnosed as "pre Parkinsons" by the VA. They must have some kind of test or other to do that.
     
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    Cool. They might be able to detect a disease they are clueless about and can't cure earlier.
     
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