Parkinson’s disease ‘could be detected early on by brain changes’

Gene and serotonin screening may indicate people at risk of condition, researchers say

Changes in the brain that can be spotted years before physical symptoms of Parkinson’s disease occur might act as an early warning sign for the condition, researchers say.

It is thought that about 145,000 people in the UK are living with Parkinson’s disease, a neurological condition that can lead to mobility problems, including slowness and tremors, as well as other symptoms such as memory difficulties. There are treatments to help manage symptoms but as yet the disease cannot be slowed or cured.

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WIN News cuts deal regional communities devastating blow

Regional communities have been left reeling, following WIN News’ announcement it would be axing four commercial television newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland.

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