Site updated at Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Living with Dementia

Dopamine Levels

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   

Out of the shadows - Living with dementia

failing memory1 - historical hypotheses1 - mental function1 - decline in memory1 - parkinson's disease dementia2 - early-onset dementia2 - hypertension3 - neel nabar1 - alzheimer’s and dementia1 - dementia screening1 - confabulation1 - increased dementia risk1 - mild tbi1 - misplacing items1 - igf resistance1 - neurotrophic factor1 - frontotemporal dementia8 - baroness thatcher1 - cognitive impairment10 - brain cell damage2 - blood vessels1 - cinnamon1 - management of dementia1 - beta-blocker drugs1 - memory impairments1 - aerobic exercise1 - functional imaging1 - caffeine2 - agitation2 - parkinson's patients5 -