Tag Archives: Brain

Can we repair the brain? The promise of stem cell technologies for treating Parkinson's disease

Cell replacement may play an increasing role in alleviating the motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease (PD) in future. Writing in a special supplement to the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease, experts describe how newly developed stem cell technologies could be used to treat the disease and discuss the great promise, as well as the significant challenges,… Read More »

Boy given months to live after limp led to terminal brain tumor diagnosis

Jenna Probert with her son, Reece, pictured in the hospital. (SWNS) The family of an 11-year-old with an inoperable brain tumor are preparing for their last Christmas together after he was given six months to live — just two weeks ago. Reece Probert seemed perfectly healthy just last month, but his mom Jenna, 31, took… Read More »