Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ., 22 June 2005
Sticking It to Parkinson's Disease
Vaccination spares mice from brain damage
Abstract: Vaccines have subdued once-dreaded killers such as polio and smallpox, and new research suggests they might help battle Parkinson's disease as well. Mice receiving shots containing a protein that accumulates in Parkinson's disease suffered less brain deterioration, suggesting a possible new means for fighting the incurable neurodegenerative illness.
Citation: M. Leslie, Sticking It to Parkinson's Disease. Sci. Aging Knowl. Environ. 2005 (25), nf46 (2005).
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