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Genetic Linkage

Twin Study Supports Parkinsonís-Solvent Link

November 14, 2011

Tags: Parkinson's disease, twin study, Michael J. Fox Foundation, trichloroethylene, TCE, perchloroethylene, PERC, Annals of Neurology, Ricki Lewis, Samuel Goldman, Caroline Tanner, Parkinson's Institute Sunnyvale, NINDS, The Valley Foundation, James and Sharron Clark



In this age of genome sequencing, itís refreshing to read about the continuing power of a simple tool of genetics: the twin study. But in reporting a new study linking long-term exposure to (more…)

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