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By On January 22nd, 2013

Salivary Glands Hold Key to Parkinson’s Diagnoses

I was shocked to learn that, currently, there is no diagnostic test for Parkinson’s disease. That may soon be changing, however. Doctors have found abnormal proteins present in salivary glands during autopsies of Parkinson’s patients. They now believe they’ve developed a biopsy test that can find these proteins and give them a reliable diagnoses beforeā€¦

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