Drawing by Charcot of a Parkinson's disease patient in Morocco, 1889

Does inflammation cause depression, fatigue, cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s?

Neuroinflammation is associated with severe depression, fatigue, and cognitive impairment in Parkinson’s sufferers. The question seems to be, is it causal? Keep an eye on further news on the topic of inflammation in Parkinson’s disease research.

  • Description: “Grand Rapids, Mich. (Aug. 26, 2013) – A researcher from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and Van Andel Institute (VAI) has, together with Swedish researchers shown, for the first time, significant associations between high levels of pro-inflammatory markers in cerebrospinal fluid…
  • Source Link: http://www.vai.org/NewsRoom/press-release-8-26-13.aspx

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