Parkinson's & Movement disorders

Key factor in development of Parkinson's disease identified

A molecule has been identified that appears to play an important role in the development of Parkinson's disease, a debilitating disease that affects millions of people around the world.

Medical research

Drug may reduce chronic pain for spinal cord injuries

(Medical Xpress)—Researchers have discovered that a known neurotoxin may cause chronic pain in people who suffer from paralysis, and a drug that has been shown to remove the toxin might be used to treat the pain.