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Sudden Dip in Testosterone Linked to Parkinson's in Men, Rush University Medical Center Study


7/29/2013 6:26:05 AM

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The results of a new study by neurological researchers at Rush University Medical Center show that a sudden decrease of testosterone, the male sex hormone, may cause Parkinson's like symptoms in male mice. The findings were recently published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry. One of the major roadblocks for discovering drugs against Parkinson's disease is the unavailability of a reliable animal model for this disease.

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