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Parkinson's symptoms improved with gene therapy

Non-infectious viruses containing genetic information for the neurotransmitter (brain chemical) that is involved in regulating movement which is deficient in Parkinson's disease has been shown to be successfully unregulated. Brain scans confirmed the improvement of inhibition of signals in the brain that cause the abnormal non-intention tremors characteristic of Parkinson's.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Indy Star.com

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About: Parkinson's symptoms improved with gene therapy

Date: 2 October 2005

Source: Indy Star.com

URL: http://www.indystar.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20051002/NEWS06/510020404/1083/LIVING01

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