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Exploring the Role of GCH1 in Parkinson’s Disease

A genetic mutation known to cause the rare neurological disorder dopa-responsive dystonia (DRD) may also be a risk factor for Parkinson's disease. A 2014 study published in Brain found that carriers of the GCH1 mutation who do not develop DRD may have a significant risk of developing adult-onset Parkinson's disease compared to people without this gene.

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Dr. Barry Sears

Interesting science, but little practical application.

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