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Sunday Mail - Body and Soul - - FRONT PAGE -

arkinson’s dis­ease ( PD) is the sec­ond-most com­mon de­gen­er­a­tive neu­ro­log­i­cal con­di­tion af­ter Alzheimer’s, af­fect­ing 80,000 Aus­tralians. Symp­toms such as tremors, slow­ness of move­ment, mus­cle rigid­ity, de­pres­sion and anos­mia (loss of sense of smell) mean sufferers can be se­verely re­stricted in their life­styles and over­all en­joy­ment of life.

In a re­mark­able treat­ment, how­ever, sufferers of this

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