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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
UT Medical Center to host Parkinson’s symposium
WATE 6 On Your Side : June 21, 2017
KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The University of Tennessee Medical Center is educating East Tennesseans on Parkinson’s Disease.
The center will be hosting a symposium June 30 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bridgewater Place, 205 Bridgewater Road.
The illness is a movement disorder which becomes worse over time. According to PDF, doctor’s do not know a cause for the disease. People with the illness suffer from the decrease of the production of dopamine in the brain. This causes the inability to control movements.