Parkinson’s Isn’t Inherited (Usually), but This Gene Matters

We don’t know what causes non-hereditary Parkinson’s disease, but researchers have recently identified a gene that might help shed some light on those cases. And another paper suggests that the impact we’re having on the frequency of North Atlantic hurricanes is making it harder to understand what effect climate change is having.

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Sources:
Parkinson’s disease:
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/parkinsons-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20376055#:~:text=Overview,stiffness%20or%20slowing%20of%20movement
https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2021-07/uoc–urp070921.php
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41380-021-01207-w
https://www.nature.com/articles/nri3787
Hurricanes:
https://www.nature.com/articles/s41467-021-24268-5
https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/mwre/141/10/mwr-d-12-00254.1.xml
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2013NatGe…6..534D/abstract
https://agupubs.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1029/2019GL082015

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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/neuron-system-disease-gm1284442724-381578262
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https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/mitochondria-gm843284668-138573083
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hurricane_Isabel_from_ISS.jpg
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Carrie_1972.jpg
https://www.istockphoto.com/photo/tropical-storm-gm480386290-68635983
https://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/hurricanes/archives/2011/h2011_Bune.html
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