Excess Protein Deposits in Brains of Parkinson’s Patients Don’t Influence Cognition, Study Finds

Excess Protein Deposits in Brains of Parkinson’s Patients Don’t Influence Cognition, Study Finds
Researchers at the University of California found that tau and beta-amyloid protein deposits in the brains of Parkinson’s patients does not influence their cognitive function. They found, interestingly, that those with greater tau accumulation had higher levels of β-amyloid in the brain. The study, “Associations Between Tau, β-Amyloid, and Cognition in Parkinson Disease,” was published in the journal JAMA Neurology. Every ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2017-12-20By Catarina Silva