New treatment direction sought in Parkinson's by blocking the blocker of a natural protection -- MEDICA Trade Fair

New treatment direction sought in Parkinson's by blocking the blocker of a natural protection

11/13/2017

Image: Dr. Bobby Thomas, Medical College of Georgia at Augusta University; Copyright: Phil Jones, Senior Photographer, Augusta University

Oxidative stress plays a big role in the brain cell loss that occurs in Parkinson's disease. Now scientists have their sights on a protein that inhibits one of the body's natural protections against it.