IGF-1 May Be Involved in Parkinson’s Development, Review Suggests

IGF-1 May Be Involved in Parkinson’s Development, Review Suggests
Increasing evidence links insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) deficiency to the development and progression of Parkinson’s disease, a review study said. Estrogen, the female sex hormone thought to hold potential beneficial effects against Parkinson’s, or PD, may exert its protective actions via IGF-1, the researchers said. The data may open new avenues to develop combined therapies for brain preservation and ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-02-14By Margarida Azevedo, MSc