Parkinson's Disease http://kmuw.org en WSU Professor Seeks Parkinson's Prevention http://kmuw.org/post/wsu-professor-seeks-parkinsons-prevention <p>At least 50,000 people in America are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease each year and that number is expected to increase as the population ages.</p><p>Parkinson's disease is a neurological disorder caused by the death of dopamine producing cells in the brain. The symptoms include impaired movement, rigid muscles and impaired posture.</p><p>Wichita State University biochemistry professor&nbsp;Kandatege Wimalesena is leading a research effort to find some answers.</p> Tue, 19 Feb 2013 13:51:06 +0000 Milt Radford 12932 at http://kmuw.org WSU Professor Seeks Parkinson's Prevention