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Scientists Have Created Monkeys With Parkinson’s Disease

Scientists Have Created Monkeys With Parkinson’s Disease

Six months after researchers in China bioengineered monkeys to have autism, a Japanese team of scientists has used the same technology to create monkeys with Parkinson’s. It’s a scientific first, and it could lead to effective treatments — but do the ends justify the means?

A Common Liver Drug Could Be Key To Curing Parkinson’s

A Common Liver Drug Could Be Key To Curing Parkinson’s

The tragedy of Parkinson’s, which progressively robs patients of their physical abilities, is that while certain drugs, therapies and devices can restore some quality of life, so far we haven’t found a way to stop brain cells from dying. Now, researchers in the UK and Norway have found a drug…