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gaitQ awarded NIHR grant for Parkinson’s wearable tech

March 29, 2021
Sales and Marketing Parkinson's, medical technology

The UK’s National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded a £135,000 grant to gaitQ, a spin-off from the University …


Newron and Zambon to collaborate on Parkinson’s dyskinesia drug trial

March 15, 2021
Sales and Marketing Newron Pharmaceuticals, Parkinson's, Zambon

Newron Pharmaceuticals and its partner Zambon have announced an agreement for a potentially pivotal study to evaluate the efficacy of …


AbbVie funds Mitokinin’s Parkinson’s research with option to buy

March 3, 2021
Research and Development AbbVie, Mitokinin, Parkinson's

AbbVie has landed an option to buy neurodegenerative disease-focused biotech Mitokinin following completion of investigational new drug (IND)-enabling studies on …


New trial to test if cancer drug can effectively treat hallucinations in Parkinson’s patients

October 27, 2020
Manufacturing and Production Parkinson's, Parkinson's UK

A new study is set to go ahead that will test if ondansetron is safe and effective in treating Parkinson’s …


Experimental drug could treat dyskinesia in people with Parkinson’s

March 2, 2020
Sales and Marketing Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, dyskinesia, spasms

Results from a new study researching treatment for dyskinesia has offered hope that it may be treatable in people with …

Enlarged prostate drug may slow Parkinson’s disease

September 17, 2019
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Parkinson's, terazosin

A surprising find has led researchers to see that a drug used to treat enlarged prostates may also work as …


Signal boosting implant allows patients with Parkinson’s to walk

April 23, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Canada, Parkinson's, Western University, electrical signals, implant

Patients with Parkinson’s have been able to walk after receiving electrical stimulation to their spines. A new treatment, developed by …

Japanese researchers to trial stem cell therapy in four patients with serious spinal injuries

February 19, 2019
Manufacturing and Production Japan, Keio University, Parkinson's, cell therapy, iPS

The Japanese health ministry has approved a study testing the use of induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells to treat four …

Lundbeck takes risk on Parkinson’s treatment, €905m on table

March 19, 2018
Sales and Marketing Lundbeck, Parkinson's, biotech, drugs, pharma, pharmaceutical

CNS’ treatments are notoriously risky, especially those that are still at an early stage; however, Lundbeck has decided to take …


Acorda scraps Parkinson’s drug after five trial deaths

November 20, 2017
Research and Development, Sales and Marketing Acorda therapeutics, Parkinson's, patient deaths, pharma

Acorda Therapeutics has announced that it is terminate development of its Parkinson’s therapy tozadenant after five deaths were reported as …


Asthma drugs reduce Parkinson’s risk by 50%, decade-long study finds

September 5, 2017
Manufacturing and Production, Research and Development Parkinson's, Parkinson's disease, asthma, pharma, pharmaceuticals, salbutamol

A study from the Department of Global Public Health and Primary Care at the University of Bergen (UiB) in Norway …


Top Ten most popular articles on this week

August 11, 2017
Business Services, Manufacturing and Production, Medical Communications, Research and Development, Sales and Marketing FDA, Merck, NICE, Parkinson's, biotech, diabetes, pharma, pharmaceutical, top ten

Another week, another busy week in pharma. The last seven days have seen some remarkable strides in the diabetes space, …


Enzyme able to untangle protein aggregates associated with Alzheimer’s

June 29, 2017
Research and Development Alzheimer's, Parkinson's

There are currently no effective treatments for neurodegenerative disorders, such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. This is presently a pressing …


New drug study successfully halts neurodegeneration in mice

April 20, 2017
Research and Development Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, trazodone

A team of scientists at Medical Research Council’s (MRC) Toxicology Unit in Leicester, UK have identified methods to prevent neurodegeneration …

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