Mapping the future of Parkinson’s and more….

Interesting reading and watching from Dr. Becky Farley

A video intro to understanding the Genetics of Parkinson disease from the Parkinson’s Foundation. At only 7.5 minutes long, it is an excellent resource to view.
Mapping the Future of Parkinson’s Youtube Video link

Why Some Dairy Products Are More Closely Linked to Parkinson’s Disease“High levels of organochlorine pesticide residues have been found in milk, as well as in the most affected areas in the brains of Parkinson’s victims “Link to Article

Fatigue in Parkinson’s disease is associated with lower diastolic blood pressure“Fatigue is a common debilitating symptom in Parkinson’s disease (PD). A novel research study has found that fatigue symptoms in PD are associated with small but persistent reductions in diastolic blood pressure (DBP) throughout the day.”Link to Article

Could estrogen help treat Parkinson’s ?“Researchers already knew that men and postmenopausal women have a higher risk of developing Parkinson’s disease than premenopausal women. Now, a recent study in mice concludes that estrogen may be responsible. The authors also hope that estrogen might form the basis of future treatments.”Link to Article