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Testing a Novel Strategy Against Parkinson's Disease

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Science  30 Mar 2007:
Vol. 315, Issue 5820, pp. 1778
DOI: 10.1126/science.315.5820.1778

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One of the largest clinical trials ever for Parkinson's disease, announced last week by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, is experimental in more ways than one, officials say. Both its approach and the method of selecting the test agent, a supposed energy booster called creatine, are unorthodox. (Read more.)