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PSRI hospital launches clinic to treat Parkinson's

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The & (PSRI) here on Wednesday launched its and on the occasion of World Day.

is a which strikes through the central nervous system and affects the body movement.

"is no more an Modern medicines and have revolutionised the management of and many other like tremors, and OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder)," said Shamsher Dwivedee, Chairman, PSRI Hospital, in

Researchers say that disease is considered one of the most and is the second most after

It commonly occurs between the ages of 50 and 80 and also affects children and adolescents at the same time.

World Parkinson's Day is celebrated to create awareness about the disease.

It also marks the birthday of James Parkinson, a who first described the disease.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:40 IST