A new treatment that works at night?
That’s what our researchers are currently investigating. We know that a build-up of the protein alpha-synuclein in the brain is believed to play a major role in damaging brain cells in Parkinson’s
But what if it was possible for toxic alpha-synuclein to be washed away at night? Lab tests have already shown that toxic proteins linked to Alzheimer’s can be cleared away by boosting a system in the brain called the glymphatic system.
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So now, Dr Ian Harrison and his team at University College London want to find out if the same results could be replicated for people with Parkinson’s.
Watch the video below to find out more.
Sleep and Parkinson's
Insomnia and other sleep issues are one of the side effects of Parkinson's. If you or anyone you know would welcome some further information or support, you can read or download our guide here.
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