Iron Levels in Brain May Predict Parkinson’s Severity and Cognitive Decline, Study Finds

Iron Levels in Brain May Predict Parkinson’s Severity and Cognitive Decline, Study Finds
Likely cognitive decline, dementia risk, and the severity of motor symptoms in Parkinson’s disease might be tracked by measuring the amount of iron content in the brain, a study reports. These finding were described in the study “Brain iron deposition is linked with cognitive severity in Parkinson’s disease,” published in the Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery and Psychiatry. The work was developed ... read more
Source: Parkinson’s News TodayPublished on 2020-02-25By Catarina Silva, MSc