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New Zealand firm to trial pig cells to treat Parkinson’s

A New Zealand company plans to implant pig cells in the human brain in a clinical trial to treat Parkinson’s disease and help improve movement and brain functions in patients.

The clinical trials, planned for next year, would be the first using pig brain cells for potential treatment in humans.

Living Cell Technologies Ltd… New Zealand firm to trial pig cells to treat Parkinson’s   

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chronic sleep deprivation1 - huntington's chorea1 - lrp61 - diet control1 - alzheimer2 - mediterranean diet1 - early alzheimer's3 - dementia awareness week1 - hyperlipidemia1 - disorders of blood vessels1 - beta amyloid3 - wernicke-korsakoff syndrome15 - early signs of dementia1 - anterograde amnesia10 - education1 - hspb11 - neurodegenerative disorder4 - chuanhai cao1 - synaptic loss1 - prevention of delirium1 - cholesterol-lowering drugs1 - treat parkinson's1 - verbal fluency1 - ophthalmoplegia4 - brain amyloid imaging1 - metabolic syndrome1 - mild tbi1 - risk for alzheimer disease1 - ptau1 - napa1 -