Gender-related changes in increase of dopaminergic neurons in the olfactory bulb of Parkinson's disease patients.

@article{Huisman2008GenderrelatedCI,
  title={Gender-related changes in increase of dopaminergic neurons in the olfactory bulb of Parkinson's disease patients.},
  author={Evelien Huisman and H. B. M. Uylings and Piet V J M Hoogland},
  journal={Movement disorders : official journal of the Movement Disorder Society},
  year={2008},
  volume={23 10},
  pages={1407-13}
}
Gender differences in dopaminergic related neurodegenerative diseases have hardly been studied until now. It is generally accepted that more men than women suffer from Parkinson's disease. One of the most prevalent symptoms in Parkinson's patients, hyposmia, does not show gender differences, while normally the sense of smell is better developed in females. Whether the change in dopamine in the olfactory bulb contributes equally to hyposmia in male and female Parkinson's patients is the subject… CONTINUE READING
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