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Reprogrammed Cells Relieve Parkinson's Symptoms in Trials 


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Brain cells for dopamine

A depletion of brain cells that produce dopamine is responsible for the mobility problems seen in people with Parkinson's disease.

Credit: Bick, Poindexter, UT Med. School/SPL

Japanese researchers report promising results from an experimental therapy for Parkinson's disease that involves implanting neurons made from 'reprogrammed' stem cells into the brain.

From Nature
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