The safety and efficacy of Gocovri was seen in two Phase 3 controlled trials in Parkinson's disease patients with dyskinesia.
Neurologists have linked medications used for Parkinson's disease with impulse control disorders such as pathological gambling, compulsive buying, hypersexuality, and binge eating in some patients.
Acadia announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Psychopharmacologic Drugs Advisory Committee (PDAC) voted in favor (12-2) that the benefits of Nuplazid (primavanserin) outweighed the risks for the treatment of psychosis associated with Parkinson's' disease.
Declines in cognition could have a greater impact on the ability of Parkinson's disease patients to converse than physical impairment, according to research published online in the Journal of Parkinson's Disease.
Researchers from University College London have developed an algorithm that uses medical data to predict a five-year risk of dementia, according to a report published online January 21 in BMC Medical.
Rivastigmine shows potential in reducing the risk of falls among patients with Parkinson's disease, according to new research published online January 12 in The Lancet Neurology.
Apigenin, a flavonoid found in some spices and herbs, may improve neuron formation and strengthen connections between brain cells, researchers from D'Or Institute for Research and Education reported.