Impaired decision-making may contribute to motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease
Findings could lead to strategies for earlier detection
Date: June 16, 2016
Source: University of California - Los Angeles
People with Parkinson's disease have a form of impaired decision-making that may be a major contributor to the movement problems that characterize the disease. This finding suggests that the neurological factors underlying Parkinson's, which currently affects nearly 1 million people in the United States, may be more complex than commonly believed.