WOSU News Archives For: June 21, 2007

Gene therapy for Parkinson’s disease passes first clinical trials

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June
21, 2007

A new study shows that gene therapy could be a safe and effective treatment for Parkinson’s disease. It also paves the way toward gene therapies for other disorders. The results of the study appear in the current issue of the medical journal The Lancet.

Controversy Continues Over Property Along Lake Erie

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June
21, 2007

Landowners along Lake Erie say the Ohio Department of Natural Resources keeps trying to seize chunks of their lake-front land.

Comfest celebrates 35th festival

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June
21, 2007

For the 35th year people will gather for the annual Community Festival or Comfest. The festival has grown substantially since 1972 – from just a few card tables and beer taps, to more than 200 vendors and 1,200 empty beer kegs by festival’s end.