Improving dopamine neurons is a key step in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Improving dopamine neurons is a key step in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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Chinese scientists take ‘important step’ in stem cell therapy to treat Parkinson’s disease

  • Chinese Academy of Sciences team discovered a new technique they say improved efficacy and safety in study on mice
  • Stem cell therapy is seen as a promising strategy as the disease is caused by the loss of one type of cell from a certain spot in the brain

Improving dopamine neurons is a key step in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Photo: Shutterstock Images
Improving dopamine neurons is a key step in the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. Photo: Shutterstock Images
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