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Medical News Today: New treatment under trial could restore brain cells in Parkinson's

A series of clinical trials have tested an experimental treatment for Parkinson’s disease that uses a novel approach: administering the drug straight into the brain via implanted ports. The leading researchers believe this may be a “breakthrough” therapeutic strategy for neurological conditions. Newly trialed therapy could launch a fresh chapter in the treatment of Parkinson’s… Read More »

Medical News Today: Diabetes: Drug duo helps body replenish its insulin-producing cells

Scientists have taken a key step in the pursuit of a cure for diabetes that restores the body’s ability to make insulin. Researchers find that a ‘cocktail’ of two classes of drug can help the body produce insulin. They have created a new drug cocktail that can induce insulin-producing cells to regenerate at a rate… Read More »

Japanese researchers inject stem cells into patient's brain to treat Parkinson's in historic first

Japanese researchers said Friday they have transplanted stem cells into the brain of a patient in the first stage of an innovative trial to cure Parkinson’s disease. The research team at Kyoto University injected induced Pluripotent Stem (iPS) cells — which have the potential to develop into any cell in the body — into the… Read More »