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OCT 28, 2013 - Huffington Post

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Gene Discovery Could Hold The Key To Treating Alzheimer's And Parkinson's Disease

A rare childhood disease may hold clues to treating Alzheimer's and Parkinson's, a study has found. Scientists analysing A-T disease, which leaves youngsters unable to walk by adolescence, have found new ways of understanding the more common neurodegenerative diseases, according to the report in the online journal Nature Neuroscience. Children born with A-T have mutations in both of their copies of the ATM gene and cannot make normal ATM protein, and experts at Rutgers University in New Jersey in the US hope their research will lead to new therapies for Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. The ... Read More

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