Parkinson's breakthrough

Research at the University of Bedfordshire has led to an important breakthrough in the quest to find a cure for Parkinson's disease.

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Bedfordshire scientists announce Parkinson's discovery

by Olivia Paterson

Scientists at the University of Bedfordshire say that they've taken an important step towards finding a cure for Parkinson's disease.

The team of researchers have discovered that the illness works by overloading peoples' brain cells with toxins, disrupting their movement and balance.

Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Olivia Paterson

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