"The majority of persons with Parkinson's are diagnosed in their 60s," Weaver said. "This study includes a younger sample, likely representing more early-onset Parkinson's disease patients, and the results may not generalize to the overall Parkinson's disease population," she said.
Currently, there is no cure for Parkinson's disease and treatment is focused on treating its symptoms.
For more information on Parkinson's, visit the U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.
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