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Cerevel launches phase 3 Parkinson’s disease clinical trials for tavapadon

Cerevel launches phase 3 Parkinson’s disease clinical trials for tavapadon

Parkinson’s disease clinical trials : Cerevel Therapeutics, a US biopharma company, has initiated a phase 3 clinical trial program for evaluating tavapadon in Parkinson’s disease patients, as per the latest clinical trial news. Tavapadon is being developed as an orally-bioavailable, selective partial agonist of the dopamine D1 and D5 receptors, and is being assessed for […]

resTORbio to stop RTB101 development for symptomatic respiratory illness

resTORbio has discontinued the development of RTB101, a TORC1 inhibitor, for the prevention of clinically symptomatic respiratory illness (CSRI) after the drug failed to meet the primary endpoint of the PROTECTOR 1 Phase 3 study. The US biopharma company was conducting the PROTECTOR 1 clinical trial for assessing the safety and efficacy of RTB101 for […]

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Merck acquires Calporta Therapeutics from COI Pharmaceuticals

Merck acquisition of Calporta : Merck has acquired Calporta Therapeutics from COI Pharmaceuticals in a deal worth up to $576 million, as per the latest pharma acquisition news. Calporta Therapeutics, which was launched in early 2015, is engaged in the development of selective small-molecule agonists to TRPML1. According to COI Pharmaceuticals, TRPML1 is thought to […]

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Kyowa Kirin’s Nourianz cleared for use in Parkinson’s disease in US

Nourianz FDA approval : The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has cleared Kyowa Kirin’s Nourianz (istradefylline) for adjunctive treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in adult patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD) experiencing “off” episodes. Orally administered Nourianz is claimed to be the first and only Adenosine A2A receptor antagonist for use in Parkinson’s disease in the US. […]

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Amazing health benefits of Fava beans

Fava beans are the tiny, delicious, sweet, earthy flavor green legumes that grow as pods. Fava beans are a rich source of protein, fibre and vitamins. It has amazing benefits of improving motor function and boosts your immunity. It is also known to improve cholesterol levels by adding it to your diet. Fava beans improves […]

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Britannia Pharmaceuticals apomorphine infusion succeeds in TOLEDO trial

Phase 3 trial for apomorphine infusion : British pharma company Britannia Pharmaceuticals said that its APO-go/MOVAPO (apomorphine) subcutaneous infusion has succeeded in a phase 3 trial called TOLEDO by delivering effective relief of persistent motor fluctuations in Parkinson’s disease. The TOLEDO trial saw apomorphine infusion given for 12 weeks in 107 Parkinson’s disease patients whose […]

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Ajanta Pharma gets USFDA approval for Entacapone, Parkinson’s disease tablet

Ajanta Pharma got the final USFDA approval for Entacapone tablets which is used for treating the Parkinson’s disease. Ajanta Pharma said that it has received the final approval for Entacapone tablets from US FDA in a BSE filing. Entacapone tablets are bioequivalent generic version of Comtan tablets. Ajanta Pharma company said that they will launch […]

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