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First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

Drugs for Parkinson’s disease can turn patients into gamblers, sex addicts and compulsive shoppers

.Impulsive and compulsive behaviour is common with dopamine agonists.Dopamine agonist drugs were 277 times more likely to result in a report of specific impulse control symptoms than other drugs, report found.Up to 14% of patients develop changes in behaviour ... [Published Live Trading News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 3 reports

Levodopa dose linked to malnutrition risk in Parkinson’s disease

The malnutrition often seen in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) could be partly an effect of levodopa medication, research suggests.Alice Laudisio (Campus Bio-Medico University, Rome, Italy) and colleagues found that the presence of malnutrition ... [Published News-Medical.Net - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 21 2014 - 1 reports

Parkinson's Drugs Linked to Sex and Gambling Addictions

Pathological gambling, hypersexuality and compulsive shopping are some of the abnormal behaviors that are linked to the use of certain drugs commonly used to treat Parkinson's disease, according to a new study.The findings are important because they mean ... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Killer in the brain could help treat Parkinson's

(Image: Soledad Galli, Parkinson's UK / University College London)This glowing blue web of neurons is usually what researchers examine when searching for a cure for Parkinson's. But a new study that hones in on the tiny yellow dots, connections between ... [Published New Scientist - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Levodopa dose linked to malnutrition risk in Parkinson’s disease

medwireNews: The malnutrition often seen in patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) could be partly an effect of levodopa medication, research suggests.Alice Laudisio (Campus Bio-Medico University, Rome, Italy) and colleagues found that the presence of ... [Published MedWire News - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Titan Pharmaceuticals : Patent Issued for Implantable Polymeric Device for Sustained Release of Dopamine Agonist

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ( South San Francisco, CA ) has been issued patent number 8852623, according to news reporting originating out of Alexandria, Virginia , by NewsRx editors (see also Biotechnology ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

New therapies to treat niche populations will drive Parkinson’s market

The Parkinson’s disease (PD) pharmacotherapy market will grow 5% annually from $2.3 billion in 2013 to $3.8 billion in 2023, new research finds.This growth will be fueled by the launch of several emerging therapies - including new molecular entities in ... [Published Pharma Letter - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

NeuroDerm's Proposed IPO Represents A New Parkinson's Play

Summary NeuroDerm's innovative therapies could disrupt current pipelines and practice. Analysis of the Parkinson's problem of "off" episodes. Potential impact on "rescue" therapies currently being developed - ACOR and CYNAF.On September 15, 2014, NeuroDerm ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 07 2014]
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First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

Amarantus requests pre-IND feedback from FDA

Amarantus Bioscience Holdings (OTCQB:AMBS) has submitted a request to the FDA for a review and written feedback of the Phase 2b clinical trial design for Eltoprazine in levodopa-induced dyskinesia (LID), a common side effect of levodopa treatment in Parkinson’s ... [Published BioPortfolio - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

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First reported Sep 26 2014 - Updated Sep 27 2014 - 3 reports

Acorda Therapeutics to acquire Civitas Therapeutics

Acorda Therapeutics , a biotechnology company based in Ardsley, N.Y., has entered into an agreement to acquire Civitas Therapeutics , a Chelsea, Mass.-based, privately held biopharmaceutical company, for $525 million in cash. Acorda will obtain worldwide ... [Published Center Watch - Sep 27 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 25 2014 - 14 reports

Alkermes manufacturing technology key to Acorda buyout of Civitas

Alkermes developed the inhaler technology and built the plant where Civitas makes the drugShareToolsYet another biotech M&A deal was announced this week, this time with Ardsley, NY-based Acorda Therapeutics agreeing to buy Civitas Therapeutics for $525 ... [Published FiercePharmaManufacturing - Sep 25 2014]

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Changes in walking style could be a result of dementia "Subtle changes in the walking pattern of Parkinson's patients could predict their rate of cognitive decline" The Times reports after new research compared the gait of people with Parkinson's disease with those of healthy volunteers...
"This tells you that reports associating a drug with pathological gambling or hypersexuality are extremely rare, except for this group of drugs" he said
"This research - which instead looks at how to protect the bridges between nerve cells - could open up completely new routes towards our goal of a cure for Parkinson's."
"In summary, physicians have overestimated the benefit and underestimated the risks associated with the use of dopamine receptor agonist drugs in patients with Parkinson disease" they wrote

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Dopamine drug linked to sex, shopping & gambling [Published NHS Choices - 5 hours ago]
Drugs for Parkinson’s disease can turn patients... [Published Live Trading News - 7 hours ago]
Levodopa dose linked to malnutrition risk in Pa... [Published News-Medical.Net - Oct 22 2014]
Changes in 'Parkinson’s walk' predicts dementia [Published NHS Choices - Oct 22 2014]
Drugs for Parkinson's disease can turn patients... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 22 2014]
Drugs for Parkinson's disease can turn patients... [Published Mail Online UK - Oct 22 2014]
Protecting connections in brain could halt Park... [Published Medical News Today - Oct 21 2014]
Parkinson's Drugs Linked to Sex and Gambling Ad... [Published Yahoo! News - Oct 20 2014]
Addictive Personality Traits May Result From Do... [Published Medical Daily - Oct 20 2014]
Amarantus CEO Gerald Commissiong Elected to Bio... [Published Good Day Sacramento - Oct 20 2014]
Levodopa dose linked to malnutrition risk in Pa... [Published MedWire News - Oct 17 2014]
Killer in the brain could help treat Parkinson's [Published New Scientist - Oct 17 2014]
Pioneers in Neurostimulation: Lasker Awardees A... [Published Neurology Today - Oct 17 2014]
California VC Firm Raises $675M; More Than $200... [Published Medical Device & Diagnostic Industry - Oct 16 2014]
Canaan debuts $675M fund with an eye for biotec... [Published FierceBiotech - Oct 16 2014]
Researchers define the process of Parkinson's d... [Published News-Medical.Net - Oct 16 2014]
Sublingual films [Published PharmCast - Oct 16 2014]
Titan Pharmaceuticals : Patent Issued for Impla... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 16 2014]
New therapies to treat niche populations will d... [Published Pharma Letter - Oct 15 2014]
Stop ‘Stoptober’: seven health benefits associa... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Oct 15 2014]
Taking a shot at Parkinson’s [Published University of Cambridge - Oct 15 2014]
How toxic proteins stress nerve cells: Biomarke... [Published Medical Xpress - Oct 14 2014]
Parkinson: How toxic proteins stress nerve cells [Published EurekAlert! - Oct 14 2014]
Parkinson's Disease [Published Auto.ru.msn.com - Oct 13 2014]
ProSolution Plus Review: A Natural Remedy For P... [Published Examiner.com - Oct 11 2014]
Alkame Holding’s Share Value Continues to fall ... [Published Accesswire - Oct 09 2014]
Amarantus Announces Positive LP-002 Data for Al... [Published Industrial Info Financials - Oct 09 2014]
Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Use of ... [Published 4 Traders - Oct 08 2014]
NeuroDerm's Proposed IPO Represents A New Parki... [Published Seeking Alpha - Oct 07 2014]
Amarantus Investigator Presents Positive MANF A... [Published CW 50 Detroit - Oct 07 2014]
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Mapheads and Roadgeeks: The New Cartography [Published IEEE Spectrum - Sep 29 2014]
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[Department of Error] Department of Error [Published The Lancet - Sep 26 2014]
PD MED Collaborative Group. Long-term effectiveness of dopamine agonists and monoamine oxidase B inhibitors compared with levodopa as initial treatment for Parkinson's disease (PD MED): a large, open-label, pragmatic randomised trial. Lancet 2014; 384: ...
NeuroDerm Announces Start of Phase 2a Study of ... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Sep 03 2014]
REHOVOT, Israel, September 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --NeuroDerm Ltd., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for central nervous system (CNS) diseases, today announced that the first patients with severe Parkinson's disease have been enrolled ...
Civitas Therapeutics scores $55 mln Series C [Published PE Hub Blog - Aug 26 2014]
Civitas Therapeutics has closed $55 million in Series C funding. The investors included Adage Capital Management, OrbiMed Advisors, Partner Fund Management, Rock Springs Capital, Sofinnova Ventures, Alkermes plc, Bay City Capital, Canaan Partners, ...
NeuroDerm Announces Eligibility for European Un... [Published PR Newswire: Policy & Public Interest - Aug 04 2014]
REHOVOT, Israel, August 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --NeuroDerm Ltd. today announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has deemed ND0612H, its product candidate offering continuous delivery of levodopa/carbidopa (LD/CD) treatment for advanced Parkinson's ...
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Amarantus Requests Pre-IND Feedback From FDA fo... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Sep 29 2014]
Biotie: Tozadenant Phase 2b Parkinson's disease... [Published GlobeNewswire: Advertising News - Jul 08 2014]
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