Stem Cells Offer a Potential Cure for Parkinson’s Disease

Stem Cells Offer a Potential Cure for Parkinson’s Disease

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stemcells.jpg Parkinson’s is a debilitating disease characterized by loss of muscle control, but there may be new hope for people with this illness in the form of stem cells. Researchers at Griffith University have found that adult stem cells from the noses of Parkinson’s patients can be used to grow dopamine-producing brain cells in rats (the brain cells that degnerate in people with Parkinson’s).

(Full story at ScienceDaily.com)

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