ENGLISH FINAL EXAM
“THE ILLNESS OF PARKINSON”
ADRIANA STEFANNIE TOAPANTA GONZALEZ SIXTH COURSE “B”
MISS ESTHER VERA
PERIOD: 2010 -2011
There’s many diseases in the world that don’t have a cure yet.
An example of this is the PARKINSON .That’s the reason why I chose this topic, to have the opportunity of lettingyou know about all the researches that have been done to pursuit the goal of finding it a cure
Parkinson’s disease is a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system. It was first described in1817 by James Parkinson a British Physician who published a paper on what he called “the shaking palsy”. In this paper he set forth the major symptoms of the disease that would later bear his name.Researchers believe that at least 500.000 people in the United States currently have Parkinson’s disease, although some estimates are much higher, society pays an enormous price for Parkinson’sdisease. The total cost to the nation is estimated to exceed $ 6 billion annually. The risk of Parkinson’s disease increases with age, so analysts expect the financial and public health impact of thisdisease to increase as the population gets older. Nowadays this disease doesn’t have solution and the doctors can’t stop it.
Parkinson’s disease occurs when some nerve cells or neurons in area of thebrain known as the substance black, die or become impaired. Dopamine is a chemical messenger responsible for transmitting signals between the substances. Normally these neurons produce an important...