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Einstein Researchers Discover Important Clue to Cause of Parkinson’s Disease

A glitch in the mechanism by which cells recycle damaged components may trigger Parkinson’s disease, according to a study by scientists at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. The research, which appears in the January 2 advance online issue of The Journal of Clinical Investigation, could lead to new strategies for treating Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Einstein Researchers Discover a Novel Strategy for Preventing Artery Clogging that Leads to Heart Disease

Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine have identified a cellular protein that promotes atherosclerosis, the process that causes heart disease by narrowing coronary arteries. Therapies that inactivate this protein could offer an entirely new approach for combating heart disease, the leading cause of death among Americans.

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