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2009-02-16 10:38:58

A light source as bright as a million-watt bulb may help scientists identify the early signs of Parkinson's disease. The Keele University team stated at a conference on Sunday that a "super-microscope" could identify any shifts in brain cells prior to being destroyed by the disease. Keele's Dr. Joanna Collingwood feels that this innovative procedure is "pioneering." She stated to the American Association for the Advancement of Science that patients could be helped before the disease really...

2009-02-14 16:31:24

A light as bright as a million-watt bulb may be able to help identify early signs of Parkinson's disease, British researchers say. A Keele University team says the special light of a super-microscope could help spot changes in brain cells before Parkinson's destroyed them, BBC reported Saturday. Researcher Joanna Collingwood told the American Association for the Advancement of Science the technique could mean early treatment for Parkinson's patients. The researchers used a synchrotron, or...


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