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Rare childhood disease may hold clues to treating Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

Scientists studying the cause of a rare childhood disease that leaves children unable to walk by adolescence say new findings may provide clues to understanding more common neurodegenerative diseases, and developing better tools to treat them. Researchers found that children with A-T disease have too much of a regulatory protein EZH2. Reducing the amount in mice created a better protein balance within the nerve cells, improved muscle control, movement and coordination.
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