Study Shows Hypertension Drug Could be Effective Treatment for Huntington’s Disease and Similar Illnesses

Neurodegenerative Diseases There are a wide range of neurodegenerative diseases including Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease. These conditions typically affect the older population. As the world's population ages, more people…

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New Sensor Technology Can Detect Medication Response Automatically for Parkinson’s Disease Patients
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New Sensor Technology Can Detect Medication Response Automatically for Parkinson’s Disease Patients

According to a story from EurekAlert!, effective management of Parkinson's disease can be a serious challenge. Part of the reason that the management of the illness is so difficult is…

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Phase 3 Trial for Graft Versus Host Disease to Finally Begin After Funding Boost

Background Novartis ended all of their gene therapy programs which were oncology related in 2016. Unfortunately, that meant an end to many programs that still had potential. This included cell…

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FDA Grants Orphan Drug Designation to Experimental Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Drug

According to a press release from British biopharmaceutical manufacturer Autolus Therapeutics, the American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the Company's experimental acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cell-based immunotherapy treatment…

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Companies Announce Collaboration to Develop Gene Therapy for Recessive Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa

According to a story from globenewswire.com, the gene therapy company Fibrocell Science, Inc. and the biopharmaceutical company Castle Creek Pharmaceuticals have recently announced a collaboration between the two companies. The…

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Study Finds Firdapse is the Most Effective Treatment for LEMS, but it is Not The Most Commonly Prescribed

Results from the largest United States study to date of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) have indicated that for the majority of patients, Firdapse is the most effective treatment option currently…

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