New Tech can help Distinguish Between Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson’s Disease
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New Tech can help Distinguish Between Multiple System Atrophy and Parkinson’s Disease

According to a story from Medical Xpress, a new technological approach developed at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston will allow doctors to distinguish between Parkinson's disease…

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First Patient Registered for Phase 3 Multiple System Atrophy Clinical Trial
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First Patient Registered for Phase 3 Multiple System Atrophy Clinical Trial

According to a story from PR Newswire, the biopharmaceutical company Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company, Ltd. has announced that the first patient has signed up for the company's phase 3 clinical…

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Retired Professor With Multiple System Atrophy Hopes for a Medically Assisted Death
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Retired Professor With Multiple System Atrophy Hopes for a Medically Assisted Death

According to a story from Southwest Journal, retired professor Karen Warren was first diagnosed in 2015 with multiple system atrophy, a lethal neurodegenerative disorder. The disease carries an unpleasant group…

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Researchers Discover Genetic Mutation Linked to Rare Diseases in French-Canadians
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Researchers Discover Genetic Mutation Linked to Rare Diseases in French-Canadians

According to a story from McGill University, a group of Canadian researchers have discovered a mutation in the French-Canadian population that is linked to diseases including multiple system atrophy, Parkinson's…

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Electrical Brain Stimulation Could Effectively Treat Neurodegenerative Ataxias

According to Newswise, new findings indicate that electrical stimulation of the spinal cord and brain may be effective in treating symptoms of a group of rare neurological movement disorders, neurodegenerative ataxias.…

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ICYMI: Recruitment Has Begun For a Phase I Clinical Trial of A Drug Designed to Treat Parkinsonian Diseases
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ICYMI: Recruitment Has Begun For a Phase I Clinical Trial of A Drug Designed to Treat Parkinsonian Diseases

Prana Biotechnology has announced that it has begun recruiting healthy volunteers for its Phase I clinical trial of the experimental drug PBT434. The drug is thought to affect processes linked…

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Phase 1 Trial Set to Begin For Experimental Therapy For Multiple System Atrophy and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy
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Phase 1 Trial Set to Begin For Experimental Therapy For Multiple System Atrophy and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

According to a story from businesswire.com, the company Prana Biotechnology Ltd recently announced that it is beginning the recruitment process for its Phase 1 clinical trial of its investigational product…

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Simple Bedside Test May Help Doctors Diagnose Certain Degenerative Brain Diseases
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Simple Bedside Test May Help Doctors Diagnose Certain Degenerative Brain Diseases

Neurologists working at the NYU School of Medicine have developed a test that can identify some rare degenerative brain diseases, reports NYU Langone Health. Published in the Annals of Neurology…

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