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Latest Tardive dyskinesia Stories

Researcher Discovers Gene That Regulates Body Weight
2012-01-05 04:54:31

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.

2011-11-11 06:50:33

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.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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