Scientists from Edinburgh and London universities claim that they had made a scientific breakthrough, creating stem cells using skin cells from patients with progressive forms of Parkinson's disease that may be a way to create a cure for the disease.
The researchers used samples of the patient's skin to create nerve cells in the brain, which will stop the progression of the disease and will help to determine why nerve cells die. Their goal is to find cures for loss of key cells that die as a result of Parkinson's disease.
Existing drugs to ease the symptoms only soften the effect of the disease, but can not stop it.
In people with Parkinson's disease was found twice producing protein genes compared with normal conditions. Understanding the process of disease progression will give scientists the key to developing more effective methods of struggle with Parkinson's disease.
Despite the genetic mutation that meets rarely and makes the development of Parkinson's disease are particularly fast, this study has the potential to treat all kinds of diseases.