Insight on wasting disease

An insight in to the possible cause of degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s and Huntington’s disease has been discovered by scientists at the University of Warwick.

Researchers have discovered that drying out a protein in the blood that transports iron around the body can leave the potentially dangerous iron exposed.

Patients with neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s, Huntington’s and Alzheimer’s are known to have higher than normal levels of iron in the brain.

For more information see the University of Warwick.