Parkinson’s Disease Stopped in Animal Model: Molecular ‘Tweezers’ Break Up Toxic Aggregations of Proteins
ScienceDaily (Mar. 2, 2012) — Millions of people suffer from Parkinson’s disease, a disorder of the nervous system that affects movement and worsens over time. As the world’s population ages, it’s estimated that the number of people with the disease will rise sharply. Yet despite several effective therapies that treat Parkinson’s symptoms, nothing slows its progression.