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Parkinson’s disease: Is there a light at the end of a tunnel?

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Parkinson’s disease is the second most common neu- rodegenerative disorder after Alzheimer disease affecting 1% - 2% in people >60 years old and 3% - 4% in people >80.

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Surguchov, A. (2013) Parkinson’s disease: Is there a light at the end of a tunnel?. Advances in Parkinson's Disease, 2, 116-117. doi: 10.4236/apd.2013.24022.

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