Sunday, May 26, 2013

Bee venom, a treatment for Parkinson’s disease?

An experimental strategy to protect our dopaminergic neurons
My Science Work, 5/22/2013

Sometimes, the unexpected leads to discoveries. A clinical observation has put researchers on the trail of a new treatment for Parkinson’s disease. Injecting bee venom seems to hold back the slow and progressive degeneration of dopaminergic neurons. A study [available on MyScienceWork] presents the first results of that technique and brings new hope to the fight against this neurodegenerative disorder...

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