The Theory that Parkinson’s Disease Would Disappear Following the Flu Epidemic

Published: July 17th, 2013

By: Michael Okun

Category: research, Updates on Published Research

Two medical students at the University of Florida Center for movement disorders and neurorestoration write about the demise of two Harvard neurologist’s theory that Parkinson’s disease would disappear as all the flu (influenza) epidemic survivors died off.  Read their great paper in this months journal article in Parkinson’s Disease.

About the Author

Michael Okun

Professor of Neurology and Administrative Director of the Center for Movement Disorders and Neurorestoration

Professor of Neurology, expert on Parkinson’s disease and other basal ganglia disorders, deep brain stimulation, author of over 300 research papers and the bestselling book Parkinson’s Disease: 10 Secrets to a Happier…

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