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Parkinson's Disease in Yeast, Worms and Flies

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Scientists working in yeast and other simple animals have reversed the effects of a protein that causes Parkinson's Disease. Published this week in Science magazine, the research may point to new treatments for people — and to new ways for studying complex human diseases. Health and science reporter Allan Coukell explains.

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