Iron Accumulation in Brain Detected With High-Resolution MRI Technique, Animal Study Shows

Iron Accumulation in Brain Detected With High-Resolution MRI Technique, Animal Study Shows
An experimental model of Parkinson’s in non-human primates leads to the accumulation of iron — known to contribute to the underlying causes of the disease — in a brain area linked to motor control. This metal accumulation can be detected using a neuroimaging technique called susceptibility-weighted imaging, according to recent research. The study, titled “The role of iron in Parkinson’s ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2019-12-02By Catarina Silva, MSc