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A new study considers methadone to be the most appropriate non-addictive opioid drug to treat chronic pain

Recerca Administrating methadone instead of morphine is he most indicated pharmacological treatment in the fight against chronic pain, according to a new article published in the Journal of Clinical Investigation –which counts on the participation of the experts Vicent Casadó, Estefania Moreno and Verònica Casado-Anguera, from the Molecular Neurobiology Research Group of the Faculty of Biology, the Institute… Read More »

FDA Approves Nourianz (istradefylline) as an Add-On Drug to Treat Off Episodes in Adults with Parkinson’s Disease

FDA Approves Nourianz (istradefylline) as an Add-On Drug to Treat Off Episodes in Adults with Parkinson’s Disease Print this page TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)– August 28, 2019 — Kyowa Kirin Co., Ltd., (Kyowa Kirin, TYO: 4151) announces today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for Nourianz (istradefylline) for use as adjunctive treatment… Read More »

Regeneron’s Great Science Led To An Important Drug. But Will It Flop Commercially?

Homozygous familial hypercholesterolemia (HoFH) is an insidious disease. People so afflicted are born without low density lipoprotein (LDL) receptors – the receptors that are responsible for clearing this atherosclerosis causing protein through the liver. People with HoFH have cholesterol levels five times that of a normal person and, as a result, are prone to heart… Read More »