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Injecting stem cells into the brain reverses Parkinson’s symptoms in monkeys

13:06 EDT 30 Aug 2017 | STAT

Parkinson's disease can happen when some of a person's dopamine-producing brain cells die, so replacing those neurons could be an effective treatment.

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