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Skin test for Parkinson's

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Current clinical diagnostic accuracy for early-stage Parkinson’s disease is reasonably poor at around 50-70%.

Scientists at Iowa State University have discovered, what appears to be a much more accurate and sensitive early-detection test.

By focusing on detection of key proteins known to be linked to Parkinson's, and very early-stage detection, scientists are hopeful new treatments may found to slow the onset of severe symptoms, or perhaps one day stop them all together.

https://newatlas.com/medical/skin-test-parkinsons-high-accuracy-early-trial/?

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By Kylie Hargreaves

24 October 2020



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