Environment and genetics could be key factors in causing Parkinson’s

Environment and genetics could be key factors in causing Parkinson’s
A recent study by The Scripps Research Institute, in the journal ‘Cell Reports’, shows how a process in nerve cells called the S-nitrosylation (SNO) reaction – which can be caused by ageing, pesticides and pollution ­– may contribute to Parkinson’s disease. Previous studies had shown that inherited mutations to the gene PINK1 could cause young-onset Parkinson’s. Professor Stuart Lipton, clinical neurologist ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s Life EUPublished on 2017-11-29By admin