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Research Roundup: Cognition Changes and Parkinson’s 101

Date: 
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Author: 
Parkinson's Foundation

If you have Parkinson’s disease (PD), or know someone who does, you likely know that PD affects dopamine levels in the brain. But did you know that PD also alters serotonin, norepinephrine and acetylcholine A chemical messenger (neurotransmitter) in the striatum area of the brain. It is involved in many brain functions, such as memory and control of motor activity.

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