New treatments could be developed for Parkinson’s disease following a genetic study of fish, according to scientists. A scientific study of tropical fish claims to have taken a major step forward in the understanding and treatment of Parkinson’s disease.
Zebra danios – Danio rerio have been used for many years now to study genetics. Parkinson’s disease is a debilitating condition that affects many people, not just the elderly. It’s amazing to think that a little fish commonly kept for our amusement may one day allow us to conquer this terrible disease.
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