Stem Cells Can Repair Parkinson’s-Damaged Circuits in Mouse Brains The mature brain is infamously bad at repairing itself following damage like that caused by trauma or strokes, or from degenerative diseases like Parkinson’s. Stem cells, which are endlessly adaptable, have offered the promise of better neural repair. But the brain’s
A Secret Experiment Revealed: In a Medical First, Doctors Treat Parkinson’s With a Novel Brain Cell Transplant
A Secret Experiment Revealed: In a Medical First, Doctors Treat Parkinson’s With a Novel Brain Cell Transplant A month before the scheduled surgery, the four researchers were ready to chaperone the brain cells on their 190-mile journey. They never anticipated they were in for “The Amazing Race”-meets-“ER.” Read more...
Gene ID’d as Potential Therapeutic Target for Dementia in Parkinson’s Dementia is one of the most debilitating consequences of Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neurological condition characterized by tremors, stiffness, slow movement and impaired balance. Eighty percent of people with Parkinson’s develop dementia within 20 years of the diagnosis, and patients
Emerging Research on the Use of LSVT BIG® in People with Chronic Stroke Have you ever wondered if LSVT BIG could be helpful to more than just people with Parkinson’s disease? For example, people post-stroke? Because one in six people worldwide will have a stroke in their lifetime, finding effective