Study: Transplanted neurons remain healthy long-term in Parkinson's

06/5/2014 | HealthDay News

Scientists reported in the journal Cell Reports that transplanted neurons in all five Parkinson's disease patients in their study who received fetal tissue-derived dopamine-producing neurons four to 14 years ago appeared healthy, with no signs of disease-associated deterioration. Findings suggest that stem cells can be a source of dopamine-producing neurons and that stem-cell transplant is a viable therapy.

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