Latest Tardive dyskinesia Stories
Abraham Kovoor was studying a brain protein, called RGS9 2, that he had previously related to the involuntary, random and repetitive body movements that are side effects of drugs used to treat Parkinson's disease and schizophrenia.
No drug has been shown to improve the loss of the ability to move muscles voluntarily, until now. A new drug called pridopidine stabilizes dopamine signaling in areas of the brain that control movement and coordination.
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