- Shows how a major breakthrough in the research on treatment for Parkinson's disease occured when a potent chemical contaminant was discovered in an incorrectly made batch of synthetic heroin. Because scientists found a way to block the harmful effects of the contaminant, which causes brain damage identical to Parkinson's, there is hope that the blocking process also can be applied to Parkinson's sufferers.
- Related Titles:
- Nova (Television program)
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Produced by WGBH for the Nova series.
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