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FDA Approves Ongentys (opicapone) as an Add-On Treatment for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Experiencing “Off” Episodes

FDA Approves Ongentys (opicapone) as an Add-On Treatment for Patients with Parkinson’s Disease Experiencing “Off” Episodes Print this page SAN DIEGO – April 27, 2020 – Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: NBIX) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved once-daily oral Ongentys (opicapone) 25 mg and 50 mg capsules as an… Read More »

Heart Disease Risks Are Undertreated Among Noncitizens: Study

THURSDAY, March 19, 2020 — Foreign nationals in the United States are less likely to receive treatment for heart disease risk factors than native-born Americans or naturalized citizens, a new study reports. Heart disease — including heart attack and stroke — is the leading cause of death among adults in the United States, according to… Read More »

Study unravels new insights into a Parkinson’s disease protein

Research on alpha-synuclein highlights a potential therapeutic strategy By Charlotte Hsu BUFFALO, N.Y. — Research by University at Buffalo biologists is providing new insights into alpha-synuclein, a small acidic protein associated with Parkinson’s disease. Alpha-synuclein is known to form abnormal clumps in the brains of patients with Parkinson’s, but scientists are still trying to understand… Read More »