Neurons return in damaged brainsRegister Today!
- by gwenith Jul 16, '06A DRUG that triggers the birth of neurons in rat brains has opened up the possibility of a new treatment for Parkinson's disease. Animals given the drug generated dopamine-producing neurons in the substantia nigra, the area of the brain where cells are lost in people with Parkinson's.
This isn't what I was looking for but interesting all the same
- Jul 16, '06 by NeuroMedicHere is a link to the journal publication via Vanderbilt's Eskind Biomedical Library and PubMed as hosted on Elsevier:
Seems like eugenics for the modern day enthusiast.
- Jul 17, '06 by gwenithThanks mate! I browse New Scientist as a hobby and this gives me a good overall into some of the newer innovations coming out - don't always have time though to follow through to the original research.