Navigation Links
Clinical Research Study Focuses on Little Known Behavioral Changes Related to Parkinson's Disease
Date:1/22/2009

Study Recruiting Adult Parkinson's Patients with Behavioral Changes

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Parkinson's disease affects 6.3 million people worldwide. While the disease is recognized for its profound effects on movement such as tremors, less known is that 1 in 3 Parkinson's disease patients will develop changes that include hallucinations, illusions and delusions.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company headquartered in San Diego is currently conducting a study aimed at improving the quality of life for people with Parkinson's disease and its behavioral complications. The company recently received an award from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for its continuing work in Parkinson's research.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals is now evaluating an investigational medication that researchers hope will help treat the cognitive and behavioral changes caused by Parkinson's. As Parkinson's disease progresses, up to 40 percent of patients can experience what is called 'Parkinson's Psychosis.' A condition in which patients experience changes in thought, behavior and judgment that can have devastating effects. In more advanced stages these symptoms include hallucinations, illusions and delusions where patients see things that aren't really there, believe things that are untrue, create false ideas and falsely accuse those closest to them.

"While the physical manifestations of Parkinson's disease are difficult to deal with, the changes in thought, behavior and judgment strain the bonds between patients and their caregivers and families," said expert Dr. Bernard Ravina, Director of the Movement and Inherited Neurological Disorders Unit at the University of Rochester in New York.

An online survey conducted by Med
'/>"/>

SOURCE MediciGlobal
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related biology technology :

1. Cardiovascular Side Effects of Pioglitazone and Rosiglitazone Linked to Vascular and Energy Pathways by Genomas Clinical Study
2. Life Sciences Organizations Choose Oracle to Accelerate and Simplify Clinical Trial Data Collection
3. REXIN-G Shrinks Metastatic Tumors and Triples Survival Time in Chemotherapy-Resistant Pancreatic Cancer: Analysis of a U.S. Phase I/II Clinical Trial (Proceedings of ASCO GI Symposium 2009)
4. Dr. Steven L. Zelenkofske Joins Regado Biosciences as Senior Vice President, Clinical and Medical Affairs and Chief Medical Officer
5. Inverseons Asthma Therapy Receives Notice of Allowance; Clinical Trial Highlighted in Lancet
6. Poniard Pharmaceuticals Announces Positive Tumor Response and Neuropathy Data from Phase 2 Clinical Trial of Picoplatin in Metastatic Colorectal Cancer
7. First Patient Dosed in Phase 2 Clinical Trial of NKTR-102 in Ovarian Cancer
8. Synvista Therapeutics Announces Progress in Phase 2 Clinical Trial Program for Alagebrium
9. Sunesis Pharmaceuticals Provides Year-End Clinical Update on Voreloxin
10. MAP Pharmaceuticals Provides Update on Progress of Two Phase 3 Clinical Programs
11. Genomic Health Announces Commencement of QUASAR Clinical Validation Study for Oncotype DX(R) Colon Cancer Assay
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... ... Ralco is honored to announce that it is the primary sponsor of ... 5-9 in Marshall. The Ralco Enrichment Center is an interactive experience where the public ... daily lives. This unique exhibit also features a birthing center for fair goers to ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... USA (PRWEB) , ... July 30, 2015 , ... ... microsystems, has appointed Francois Vieillard as Sales & Marketing Director. , With ... Francois Vieillard will be responsible for reinforcing Tronics’ business development activities worldwide. He ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... ... July 30, 2015 , ... Leading ... clinical study of its canine osteoarthritis stem cell product, currently under development for ... KS) and will be marketed in the US by Aratana. This product, termed ...
(Date:7/30/2015)... , July 30, 2015  With over 60,000 customers across the globe, ISN improves ... 450 hiring organizations with more than 60,000 safe and reliable contractors in over 80 countries. ... ... Over ... Headquartered in Dallas, TX ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Ralco Announces Primary Sponsorship of Ralco Enrichment Center at Lyon County Fair 2Tronics appoints Francois Vieillard as Sales and Marketing Director 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 2VetStem Biopharma Successfully Completes Large Milestone Efficacy Study for its Flagship Canine Osteoarthritis Stem Cell Product 3ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 2ISN Reaches Over 60,000 Worldwide Customers 3
... hurdle using Star-P, WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. ... Architecture Research Lab (NUCAR) and the National,Science ... Imaging,Systems (CenSSIS) are teaming with Massachusetts General ... detection technology that improves breast,cancer screening accuracy. ...
... (Nasdaq: NPSP ) announced today that Dr. Tony ... chief executive,officer and a director effective March 17, 2008 ... Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:,ONXX). He will be succeeded by ... Nader, who will become president and chief,executive officer of ...
... (OTC,Bulletin Board: SNKTY), a Life Sciences company engaged in ... aging, today announced,that results of a clinical study of ... Journal of Drugs in Dermatology., The study was ... over 12 weeks for improving the baseline clinical,signs and ...
Cached Biology Technology:Northeastern University and Mass General Hospital Increase the Accuracy, While Reducing the Diagnosis Time, for Breast Cancer Detection 2Northeastern University and Mass General Hospital Increase the Accuracy, While Reducing the Diagnosis Time, for Breast Cancer Detection 3NPS Pharmaceuticals Announces Senior Management Changes 2NPS Pharmaceuticals Announces Senior Management Changes 3Pyratine-6(TM) Study Published in Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 2Pyratine-6(TM) Study Published in Journal of Drugs in Dermatology 3
(Date:7/31/2015)... 31 juillet 2015 La 10e Conférence ... sera organisée par le BGI du 22 au ... en Chine. La conférence célèbre ... en 2006, l,ICG est devenue l,une des réunions ... des « omiques » et c,est aussi la plus dynamique, ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... Jul. 31, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD ... focused on the growing mobile commerce market and creator ... filed provisional patent 62/198989 for ELECTRONIC CRYPTO-CURRENCY ... a method to advance crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin into ... common, uniform way to manage all payments.  ...
(Date:7/27/2015)... Calif. , July 27, 2015  Synaptics ... of human interface solutions, today announced that Huawei ... touchscreen solution for its stylish smartwatch. Huawei ... its proven reliability, low power and highly responsive ... wet finger. Huawei designers also required a classic ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 2La 10e International Conference on Genomics (ICG-10) doit s'ouvrir en octobre 3NXT-ID Patents Electronic Crypto-Currency Management Technology 2NXT-ID Patents Electronic Crypto-Currency Management Technology 3NXT-ID Patents Electronic Crypto-Currency Management Technology 4Synaptics Touchscreen Solution Powers New Huawei Watch 2Synaptics Touchscreen Solution Powers New Huawei Watch 3
... two-dozen countries have signed a consensus statement on the ... as the most serious and pervasive include overfishing, pollution, ... "This is first time the scientific ... express urgency over the environmental crisis facing the Pacific ...
... feeding frenzy that played out 73 million years ago ... of new dinosaur species in northwestern Alberta. University ... paleontology graduate student from Italy, made the discovery near ... Miyashita and Fanti came across a nesting site and ...
... Rare traits persist in a population because predators detect common ... access journal BMC Ecology found that birds will ... their behavior in response to alterations in the ratio of ... of Tennessee, worked with Kim Shook and Reuben Izally to ...
Cached Biology News:Scientists urge world leaders to respond cooperatively to Pacific Ocean threats 2New dinosaur species possible in Northwestern Alberta 2
The LIC Duet™ Mini Adaptor encodes a T7 promoter, lac operator, ribosome binding site (rbs), and an ATG translation initation codon. This adaptor is designed for expression of a target protei...
... scale-up, these culture chambers produce cell yields ... range and are useful alternatives to ... High mechanical • strength and structural integrity ... • Certified nonpyrogenic and sterilized by gamma ...
ABgene® supplies a 94kDa ultra-pure recombinant thermostable DNA polymerase obtained by high level expression of the Taq DNA polymerase gene in E. coli....
...
Biology Products: