Blood Test May Help Predict Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s, Study Shows

Blood Test May Help Predict Cognitive Decline in Parkinson’s, Study Shows
A blood test may be able to predict early cognitive decline in people with Parkinson’s disease by measuring the length of chromosomal telomeres (the “tips” of chromosomes) in immune cells and the presence of inflammatory markers, a study shows. The study, “Senescence and Inflammatory Markers for Predicting Clinical Progression in Parkinson’s Disease: The ICICLE-PD Study,” was published in the IOS ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-02-28By Steve Bryson PhD