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2011-11-11 06:50:33

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- 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. The findings were published online in the November 7 issue of The Lancet Neurology. "Pridopidine has the potential to complement available treatments by improving a different range of motor deficits," study authors were quoted as saying....

2011-06-23 07:30:00

SAN DIEGO, June 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: NBIX) announced today that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a Notice of Allowance for the Company's proprietary Vesicular Monoamine Transporter 2 inhibitor (VMAT2), NBI-98854. The Notice of Allowance indicates that a composition of matter patent on NBI-98854 will have an initial patent term extending to May 2029. Additionally, on June 17, 2011, the Company held a...

2011-04-13 07:42:03

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Results of the first, long-term clinical trial show the investigational drug safinamide may reduce dyskinesia (involuntary movements) in mid-to-late stage Parkinson's disease. "Our findings over a two-year treatment period suggest that taking safinamide in addition to levodopa and other dopaminergic treatments could help patients who continue to experience tremors and involuntary movement problems," study author Ravi Anand, M.D., a consultant with Newron Pharmaceuticals...

2011-04-12 15:01:21

Results of the first randomized, placebo-controlled long-term clinical trial show the investigational drug safinamide may reduce dyskinesia or involuntary movements in mid-to-late stage Parkinson's disease. The findings will be presented as late-breaking research at the 63rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology, April 9, 2011, in Honolulu. "Our findings over a two-year treatment period suggest that taking safinamide in addition to levodopa and other dopaminergic treatments...


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