Iron-moving Malfunction May Underlie Neurodegenerative Diseases, Aging

Thursday, September 25, 2008 - 20:28 in Health & Medicine

A glitch in the ability to move iron around in cells may underlie a disease known as Type IV mucolipidosis and the suite of symptoms -- mental retardation, poor vision and diminished motor abilities -- that accompany it, new research shows.

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