Antiepileptic drug use by people with Alzheimer's disease linked to accumulation of hospital days
People with Alzheimer's disease who used antiepileptic drugs had a higher number of accumulated hospital days than people with Alzheimer's disease who did not use...
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How Treatment of Parkinson's Disease Get Affected by Gut Bacteria?
The gut bacteria affects the bio-availability of levodopa, which is used in the treatment of Parkinson's disease. The drug is converted to dopamine that cannot cross...
2 days ago - Medindia Health
FDA advisory committee recommends approval of romosozumab for osteoporosis
The Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA voted 18-1 Wednesday in favor of recommending approval of a biologics license application for the...
4 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
Researchers find how GREB1 gene promotes resistance to prostate cancer treatments
Researchers have discovered how a gene involved in regulating hormone receptors may contribute to drug resistance in some prostate cancer patients.
5 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
New, scalpel-free treatment for reducing Parkinson's tremor gets FDA approval
The federal Food and Drug Administration has approved a new, scalpel-free treatment for tremor in patients with medication-resistant Parkinson's disease.
5 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
FDA advisory committee to consider CV safety of romosozumab
The Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA will meet Wednesday to vote on whether to recommend approval of a biologics license application for the...
6 days ago - Healio
Stroke drug may also prevent Alzheimer's disease
Researchers have discovered that a drug currently being developed to treat stroke patients could also prevent Alzheimer's disease. The study shows that the genetically...
6 days ago - ScienceDaily
Drug used to treat stroke may also prevent Alzheimer's
A study by the University of Southern California found that giving mice the medication 3K3A-APC protects their brains against the build-up of toxic proteins and inhibits memory...
6 days ago - Daily Mail - 3 articles
Parkinson Drug Side Effect Can Now Be Reversed With Gene Therapy
The uncontrolled movement side effect of a Parkinson's drug can now be reduced with the help of gene therapy. This therapy has managed to reverse the side effect, something...
8 days ago - Medindia Health
Novel gene therapy could dampen drug-induced side effect in Parkinson's patients
A Michigan State University researcher has received a $2.8 million federal grant to develop a gene therapy that could reduce and possibly eliminate a frustrating side effect of...
9 days ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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'Major step forward' for millions of osteoarthritis patients as study...
Team led by scientists in Cambridge analysed the genomes of over 447,000 people. The research has doubled the known number of genes linked to osteoarthritis.
Osteoporosis Could Be Reversed By Altering the Brain Neurons: Study
Scientists have come up with a new solution to address the bone depletion that occurs with osteoporosis in older age.
Game Changer in the Treatment of Osteoporosis
By blocking a set of signals from a group of neurons in the brain causes female, but not male, mice to produce ultra sturdy bones and maintain them into old age.
Early prediction of Alzheimer's progression: Blood protein
Scientists have shown that a protein found in the blood can be used to precisely monitor disease progression of Alzheimer's long before first clinical signs appear. This blood...
Addition of ibrutinib to chemotherapy does not extend PFS in metastatic...
A randomized phase 3 trial designed to assess the addition of ibrutinib to chemotherapy for patients with metastatic prostate cancer failed to meet its primary endpoint of...
MacuLogix releases guide for diagnosing, managing AMD
SAN ANTONIO - MacuLogix introduced here at the American Academy of Optometry meeting a practical guide to help clinicians apply the standard of care guidelines for age-related...
Signs of memory loss could point to hearing issues
Older adults concerned about displaying early symptoms of Alzheimer's disease should also consider a hearing check-up, suggest recent findings.
Study shows how gut bacteria affect the treatment of Parkinson's disease
Patients with Parkinson's disease are treated with levodopa, which is converted into dopamine, a neurotransmitter in the brain. In a study published on 18 January in the...