Novel anti-inflammatory therapy for Parkinson's disease.

  title={Novel anti-inflammatory therapy for Parkinson's disease.},
  author={Hui Ming Gao and Bin Liu and Wangqin Zhang and Jau Shyong Hong},
  journal={Trends in pharmacological sciences},
  volume={24 8},
Parkinson's disease (PD) is a movement disorder that is characterized by progressive degeneration of the nigrostriatal dopamine system. Although dopamine replacement can alleviate symptoms of the disorder, there is no proven therapy to halt the underlying progressive degeneration of dopamine-containing neurons. Recently, increasing evidence from human and animal studies has suggested that neuroinflammation is an important contributor to the neuronal loss in PD. Moreover, the pro-inflammatory… CONTINUE READING
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