New research into the cellular clearance pathways governed by the GBA gene has shown reduced activity associated with both ageing and idiopathic Parkinson’s.
Largest UK population based study of PD found up to 10% of affected individuals carry a pathogenic mutation
New hypothesis which could reconceptualise Parkinson’s
Disease modifying efforts focusing on LRRK2
Common asthma drug may reduce Parkinson’s risk
Environmental factors could be connected to increase in Parkinson’s.