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In a prospective study of more than 40 000 subjects, Yang et al. show that moderate levels of everyday physical activity are associated with a lower risk of Parkinson’s disease.
In a blinded 3 Tesla MRI study, Maarbjerg et al. reveal an association between neuralgia symptoms and neurovascular contact causing displacement/atrophy of the trigeminal nerve, but not neurovascular contact per se.
Dachet et al. generate a cellular interactome that reveals millimetre-sized ‘microlesions’ in human epileptic brain tissue, offering an explanation as to why seizures sometimes arise from normal-appearing cortex. 

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Research published in Brain suggests that spending around an hour a day exercising could protect against Parkinson's Disease.

A study of 43,368 people found that those engaging in just six hours of exercise a week were 43% less likely to develop the disease. 

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