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2014-07-24 11:40:21

UCI News Flawed dopamine signaling linked to mass alteration of gene activity in prefrontal cortex Dysfunction in dopamine signaling profoundly changes the activity level of about 2,000 genes in the brain’s prefrontal cortex and may be an underlying cause of certain complex neuropsychiatric disorders, such as schizophrenia, according to UC Irvine scientists. This epigenetic alteration of gene activity in brain cells that receive this neurotransmitter showed for the first time that...

Parkinson's Enhances Creativity: Study
2014-07-15 03:26:50

Tel Aviv University New TAU study confirms creative energy in Parkinson's sufferers is greater than in healthy individuals Prof. Rivka Inzelberg of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and the Sagol Neuroscience Center at Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, documented the exceptional creativity of Parkinson's patients two years ago in a review for Behavioral Neuroscience. Since then, she has conducted the first empirical study to verify a link between Parkinson's disease...

2014-06-18 16:26:35

NEW YORK, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With long-term use, the gold standard medication for Parkinson's disease, levodopa, can wear off before it's time for another dose, causing motor fluctuations called "off" episodes. Complicating treatment is that too much levodopa can cause debilitating side effects such as dyskinesia. Todd Sherer, PhD, CEO of The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research talked to MJFF Contributing Editor Dave Iverson for a podcast on why...

2014-06-18 12:36:07

LONDON, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Parkinson's Disease: World Drug Industry and Market 2014-2024http://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/therapeutic/parkinson_s_disease_world_drug_industry_market_2014_2024.html Report DetailsTreating Parkinson's - how you find business trends, R&D, and revenue forecastsSee the future of Parkinson's drugs. For those treatments you can get new sales predictions, also exploring research...

2014-06-10 08:31:23

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS) today presented data on the rater and subject training process utilized in the Phase 2/3 EASED safety and efficacy study of ADS-5102 for the treatment of levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID), a condition characterized by involuntary movements without purpose that can become severely disabling, rendering individuals with Parkinson's disease unable to perform routine daily tasks. In order to...

2014-06-09 16:25:26

EMERYVILLE, Calif., June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS) announced today that it has initiated a pivotal Phase 3 clinical study of ADS-5102 (amantadine HCl), a high-dose, controlled-release version of amantadine for the treatment of patients with Parkinson's disease who have developed levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID). LID is a condition characterized by involuntary movements without purpose that can become severely disabling, rendering individuals...

2014-05-29 16:26:44

EMERYVILLE, Calif., May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS) today announced a poster presentation at the 18(th) International Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders from June 8 to 12, 2014, in Stockholm, Sweden. The poster (abstract #722) is titled "Rater training and data completeness in the study of ADS-5102 in levodopa-induced dyskinesia (EASED study)." The poster presentation will take place during the poster session "Parkinson's...

2014-05-26 13:08:30

NYU Langone Medical Center / New York University School of Medicine Findings should help narrow the search for genetic contributions of autism and suggest new routes for therapy "Aha" moments are rare in medical research, scientists say. As rare, they add, as finding mice with Mohawk-like hairstyles. But both events happened in a lab at NYU Langone Medical Center, months after an international team of neuroscientists bred hundreds of mice with a suspect genetic mutation tied to...

2014-04-23 16:30:11

EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Adamas Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADMS), a specialty pharmaceutical company, today announced a poster presentation at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 66(th) Annual Meeting, April 26 to May 3, 2014, in Philadelphia, PA. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130618/LA33709LOGO The poster (4009), is titled, "Safety and Efficacy Study of ADS-5102 (amantadine HCl) extended release capsules in Levodopa-Induced Dyskinesia...

2014-04-11 12:24:06

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53hl65/global) has announced the addition of the "Global Epinephrine Auto-Injector Market Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/53hl65/global ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The analysts forecast the Global Epinephrine Auto-injector market to grow at a CAGR of 13.34 percent over the...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'