The Race to Unlock the Mysteries of Parkinson's DiseaseBook - 2015
"Seven million people worldwide suffer from Parkinson's-- with sixty thousand new cases diagnosed each year in the U.S. alone-- and it remains an enigma, with doctors, researchers, and patients hunting for a cure. Palfreman chronicles how scientists have labored to crack the mystery of what was once called 'the shaking palsy,' from the earliest clinical descriptions to the cutting edge of molecular neuroscience. He charts the victories and setbacks of a massive international effort to best the disease, referred to as one of the best windows into the brain itself"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2015
Edition: First edition
Characteristics: viii, 273 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Race to unlock the mysteries of Parkinson's disease