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Cavion’s New CMO to Lead Cav3 Platform Development for Neurological Diseases

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The biopharmaceutical company Cavion announced the appointment of a new executive vice president of research and development and chief medical officer to lead efforts advancing therapies based on the…
August 21, 2017

Study suggests depression is precursor to Parkinson's disease

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People with depression are at significantly greater risk for Parkinson’s disease than the general population, and those with severe depression are especially vulnerable, according to an article publis…
May 21, 2015

A neurologist weighs in on Muhammad Ali's battle with Parkinson's disease

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The life of Muhammad Ali reached beyond boxing, leaving an imprint on politics, race, civil rights, and rhetoric. And even after his mythical career met a grim end, he kept on fighting without lacing…
June 06, 2016

Drinking milk is linked to Parkinson's disease: Study

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Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative disorder that affects motor neurons in the brain. Whi…
December 09, 2015

Antipsychotic drugs may do significantly more harm to Parkinson's disease patients

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At least half of Parkinson's disease patients experience psychosis at some point during the course of their illness, and physicians commonly prescribe antipsychotic drugs, such as quetiapine, to treat…
March 21, 2016

Virtual research studies feasible

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A new pilot study in Parkinson's disease suggests a new era of clinical research which removes the barrier of distance for both scientists and volunteers. The research, which appears in the journal Di…
July 16, 2015

Scientists visualize critical part of basal ganglia pathways

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Certain diseases, like Parkinson's and Huntingdon's disease, are associated with damage to the pathways between the brain's basal ganglia regions. For the first time, scientists have used a non-invasi…
August 17, 2015

FDA approve brain implant for treating symptoms of Parkinson's

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The US Food and Drug Administration have given approval to an implantable brain stimulation device for reducing the symptoms of Parkinson's disease and essential tremor when medication alone is unable…
June 15, 2015

Brain imaging breakthrough could improve Parkinson's treatment

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Scientists at Duke University Hospital are using MRI technology to develop a three-dimensional map of the human brain stem. It gives doctors the highest level of detail ever, and it could improve care…
June 19, 2015

Hacking your brain: Neurotech startups aim to treat depression, Alzheimer's and Parkinson's through headsets

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Neuroscience advances from startups are behind new headsets that can alter how the brain works — and potentially treat several diseases.
January 13, 2016

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