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Study of Hi-Tech Brain Implant to Stop Parkinson's Growth

(October 16, 2013) - A high-tech brain implant that gives new life to damaged neurons could prevent the progression of Parkinson's disease, according to researchers at Frenchay Hospital in the UK. The promising study investigates whether infusing glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor (GDNF) directly into the brain using a specially designed delivery port could help to improve symptoms and slow down the spread of the disease. Read more…