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People with Parkinson's aren't helped by hyping unproven treatments

GDNF treatment involves pumping a compound directly into the brainParkinson’s UK By Clare Wilson A radical new treatment for Parkinson’s disease is being lauded as the next great hope for people with this condition, but sadly, results from the latest trial suggest the truth is somewhat different. Parkinson’s disease certainly needs better treatments. The condition,… Read More »

'Miracle' Young Blood Infusion Treatments Unproven, Potentially Harmful: FDA

Print this page TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 — They’re often called “vampire” treatments, in which people undergo infusions of a young donor’s blood plasma to treat everything from aging to Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis. But these expensive “fountain of youth” therapies are unproven and potentially unsafe, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned on Tuesday.… Read More »