Tag Archives: Parkinson’s

Improved stem cell approach could aid fight against Parkinson’s

Scientists have taken a key step towards improving an emerging class of treatments for Parkinson’s disease. The advance could markedly improve a next generation of therapies for the condition, which affects around one in 350 people in the UK. It could aid development of the promising treatment-; known as cell replacement therapy -; which was… Read More »

Battered Acorda pulls off delayed Parkinson’s approval for Inbrija

Acorda has proved wrong those doubting it could pull off a crucial approval for Parkinson’s drug Inbrija. But that doesn’t mean the company is out of the woods. Last week, the New York drugmaker secured an FDA approval for the inhaled therapy, which treats so-called “off” episodes during which Parkinson’s symptoms return between doses of… Read More »

Parkinson’s disease – the one dinner sauce that could prevent signs of brain condition

Parkinson’s disease is a condition that causes the brain to become progressively more damaged over time, according to the NHS. It’s a neurodegenerative condition that’s caused by a loss of nerve cells in a certain part of the brain. These nerve cells help with the production of the hormone dopamine, which sends messages between the… Read More »