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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...

2014-04-10 08:28:50

DUODOPA improves quality of life for those with advanced stages of disease MONTREAL, April 10, 2014 /CNW/ - AbbVie today announced that a new treatment called DUODOPA(® )(levodopa/carbidopa intestinal gel) is now available to Canadians with advanced Parkinson's disease. Currently, more than 100,000 Canadians live with Parkinson's - a progressive, incurable neurological disorder that can significantly affect the quality of life of patients, their families and caregivers. DUODOPA is approved...

2014-04-03 12:30:25

LONDON, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Parkinson's Disease Therapeutics Market to 2019 - Pipeline Shows Shift Towards Long Term Disease Management Parkinson's Disease Therapeutics Market to 2019 - Pipeline Shows Shift Towards Long Term Disease Management SummaryGBI Research has released the pharma report "Parkinson's Disease Therapeutics Market to 2019 - Pipeline Shows Shift Towards Long Term Disease Management". The...

2014-03-04 16:24:31

Upon completing the survey, Find a Cure Panel will make a donation to a non-profit of your choice LOS ANGELES, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Find a Cure Panel specializes in patient research for serious and rare diseases and conditions, including Parkinson's. They currently have a confidential and anonymous online survey for PD. Both patients and caregivers can qualify. Please read the below and consider participating if you qualify. Survey for patients and caregivers who are on Levodopa...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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