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Stealthy Biotech Revives Stalled Parkinson's Drug, Reveals Plans In Alzheimer's and ALS

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Denali Therapeutics, the stealthy South San Francisco biotech startup that raised $217 million last year to fight Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and ALS, is finally lifting the curtain on its plans this mor…
August 25, 2016

New Parkinson's Drug May Aid Movement Difficulties

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New research suggests that people with Parkinson's disease may achieve better and more reliable motor control by taking an experimental drug called opicapone alongside the standard medication levodopa…
January 03, 2017

Parkinson's and depression drugs can alter moral judgment, study shows

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Common drugs for depression and Parkinson’s can sway people’s moral judgments about harming others, according to research that raises ethical questions about the use of the drugs.
July 02, 2015

New clinical trial focuses on respiratory drug ambroxol for treatment of Parkinson's disease

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A medication approved to treat various respiratory diseases and that has demonstrated neuroprotective effects in preclinical studies is the focus of a new clinical trial for Parkinson's disease.
February 23, 2016

Inhaled version of Parkinson's drug may help keep symptoms at bay

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An inhaled version of the Parkinson's drug levodopa can help when patients experience symptoms between doses of the pill form of the medication, a new, small study finds.
October 12, 2016

A hopeful new strategy for treating Parkinson’s disease

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A novel compound developed by a team led by the University of Colorado Boulder may be therapeutic in suppressing misguided inflammatory responses by a set of immune cells known as microglia to perceiv…
May 14, 2015

Press Release: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Submits New Drug Application for NUPLAZID™ for the Treatment of Parkinson’s Disease Psychosis

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ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative medicines to address unmet medical needs in central nervous system disorders, to…
September 03, 2015

NeedyMeds Prescription Assistance

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We know many people affected by Parkinson’s struggle with the budgetary impact of medications. Every day at NW Parkinson’s we work with people to identify sources of prescription financial assistance,…
April 08, 2020

Potential Parkinson's Drug Too Toxic to Use

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An experimental drug to treat Parkinson's disease damaged the lungs of monkeys, and it almost certainly would do the same to people, researchers reported Wednesday.
February 04, 2015

Injected Apomorphine Rapidly Treats Morning Akinesia in Parkinson's

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For patients with Parkinson's disease, subcutaneous injections of apomorphine work more rapidly than oral levodopa for overcoming morning akinesia, according to a study presented at the International…
June 23, 2015

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