Parkinson s Disease Risk Factors

The picture of causes parkinsons disease researchers and risk parkinsons disease with age parkinsons disease onset While it is thought that some combination of genetic and environmental factors is what likely causes Parkinsons disease, researchers do not yet know the exact cause of this progressive, disabling disorder. But there is evidence that... Read More

One Woman s Ability to Sniff Out Parkinson s Offers Hope to Sufferers

Six years before her husband was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease, a progressive neurodegenerative disorder marked by tremors and movement difficulties, Joy Milne detected a change in his scent. She later linked the subtle, musky odor to the disease when she joined the charity Parkinsons UK and met others with the same, distinct smell. Being one of the most common age-related disorders, Parkinsons affects an estimatedseven million to 10 million people worldwide. Although there is currently... Read More