Thursday, December 10, 2015


This article in the OSU News is about interesting cell research on cancer cells, but includes some possible good news on Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s.

The process of cell reprogramming through electroporation is recognized as an important strategy for curing Parkinson and Alzheimer’s diseases, as well as many cancers. Stem cell reprogramming researchers were even awarded the Nobel Prize in 2012.

Electroporation involves delivering probes to individual cell membranes, in order to apply a focused electrical field. This makes the cells permeable enough to place foreign molecules inside, like genes or drug treatments, without damaging the surrounding tissue.

[If my troll who doesn’t like my medical articles or my political articles or my pro-life views takes issue with this, please take it up with either the researcher or the editor of the article.  Thanks.]

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