Fruit Flies Help Unlock Genetic Secrets of Parkinson’s

Researchers in Britain have shown that genetic manipulation can prevent or slow the symptoms of Parkinson’s, in the inherited form of the disease. That’s a minority of Parkinson’s patients, but the researchers are learning more about what causes nerve cells in the brain to die. Faith Lapidus reports.Originally published at – http://www.voanews.com/a/fruit-flies-help-unlock-genetic-secrets-of-parkinsons/3811220.html

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