tDCS Can Suppress Appetite in PWS
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tDCS Can Suppress Appetite in PWS

Hyperphagia, or an abnormally stronger hunger or desire to eat, is one of the characteristics of Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), a rare genetic disorder. Because of this, patients with PWS often…

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Bladder Dysfunction Common in Pediatric Patients with PWS
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Bladder Dysfunction Common in Pediatric Patients with PWS

There are many reasons why medical research is important. It helps to amplify the patient voice, improve disease-related knowledge, and determine potential treatment goals. Additionally, medical research provides insight into…

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A New Collaboration Will Support Research of Prader-Willi Syndrome and Other Rare Diseases
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A New Collaboration Will Support Research of Prader-Willi Syndrome and Other Rare Diseases

Vanderbilt University has just announced a new collaborative agreement with Soleno Therapeutics in aim to develop KATP channel activators as a therapeutic for rare diseases. This therapy has already been…

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Technology to Treat Prader-Willi Syndrome Has Been Licensed by Tonix Pharmaceuticals
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Technology to Treat Prader-Willi Syndrome Has Been Licensed by Tonix Pharmaceuticals

Tonix Pharmaceuticals and Inserm, which is the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research, have entered into a licensing agreement in which Tonix will hold the license to oxytocin-based…

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Residential Care for Prader-Willi Syndrome? This Celebrity is Considering It

According to a story from metro.co.uk, celebrity Katie Price, an English television personality, author, singer, and designer is reportedly considering part time residential care for her son Harvey. Harvey has…

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Extension Study for Prader-Willi Syndrome Initiated After Completion of Phase 2a Trial
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Extension Study for Prader-Willi Syndrome Initiated After Completion of Phase 2a Trial

Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS) is caused by deleted genes on chromosome 15. This results in improper signaling of satiety, leading to obesity. Individuals with the condition can suffer from respiratory/cardiac disease, gastric…

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Phase III Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinical Trial to be Expanded to Include Younger Patients
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Phase III Prader-Willi Syndrome Clinical Trial to be Expanded to Include Younger Patients

According to a story from BioSpace, the biopharmaceutical company Soleno Therapeutics recently announced that it will be updating the minimum age for participating patients in its Phase III clinical trial…

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