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Michael J. Fox: Working towards cure for Parkinson's "one of the great gifts of my life" - Drug that stops progression of Parkinson's disease heads for human trials

July 8, 2018View for printing

An exciting experimental drug developed by scientists at Johns Hopkins Medicine has been found to stop the progression of Parkinson's disease in live mice models. The new drug could be the first medication to specifically slow the progression of the devastating disease as opposed to current treatments that only target the symptoms.

Rich Haridy

https://newatlas.com/parkinsons-drug- ... an%20trials

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Michael J. Fox: Working towards cure for Parkinson's "one of the great gifts of my life"

Throughout the 1980s Michael J. Fox was the personification of youthful physicality. A decade later, starring in the hit TV series, "Spin City," his main acting challenge was to act like someone who didn't have Parkinson's.

Michael J. Fox Foundation https://www.michaeljfox.org/

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Jane Pauley

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