World Parkinsonís Day 2017- Medindia Exclusive Interview With Dr. B. Gangadhar
World Parkinson's Day
- World Parkinson's
Day is observed on April 11th 2017 and this year marks
since Parkinson's was recognised as a health condition.
is the theme for this year's World Parkinson's Day, a resolve to increase
awareness about the disease
- Dr. B.Gangadhar,
Director, NIMHANS, talks about the disease, the symptoms and ways to
manage it in his exclusive interview with Medindia
is observed on April 11th
to raise awareness about the
neurodegenerative disease, characterized by movement disorder. In this
condition, nerve cells present in the brain produce insufficient amounts of
dopamine, which could be due to a genetic alteration or due to an environmental
trigger. There have been studies that have shown that exposure to certain
chemicals could also lead to this condition.
theme for this World Parkinson's Day is #UniteForParkinsons, that is aimed at
strengthening resolves against the condition. ...