Navigation Links
Medivation's Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Thinking and Memory in Alzheimer's Disease Patients Over One Year
Date:4/17/2008

- Cognitive Function Data from Pivotal Trial Presented at American Academy

of Neurology 60th Annual Meeting -

SAN FRANCISCO and CHICAGO, April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Medivation, Inc. (Nasdaq: MDVN) today announced that Alzheimer's patients treated with the investigational drug Dimebon(TM) showed improvement in the key aspects of cognitive function over a one-year period compared with placebo. The improvement occurred in not only memory and language, but also in more complex functions such as awareness of time and place, and praxis -- the process of getting an idea and initiating and completing a new motor task. These clinical results were generated during a pivotal trial of Dimebon in patients with mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD).

The data were presented today during an oral presentation at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) by Steven H. Ferris, Ph.D., the Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman Professor of Psychiatry at New York University and director of the NYU Alzheimer's Disease Center.

"The finding that Dimebon improved memory, orientation, language and praxis in Alzheimer's disease patients suggests that it provides a broad rather than a selective cognitive benefit," said Dr. Ferris. "This is an important finding given that deficits in memory and thinking are one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease and cause patients and caregivers significant distress."

Dimebon Significantly Improved Cognitive Function at One Year

The data presented at the AAN Annual Meeting included results of an analysis of the 11 subdomains of the Alzheimer's Disease Assessment Scale-cognitive subscale (ADAS-cog), a standardized measure of cognition in patients
'/>"/>

SOURCE Medivation, Inc.
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4

Related medicine technology :

1. Medivations Dimebon(TM) Significantly Improved Daily Function in Alzheimers Disease Patients, Resulting in Reduced Need for Caregiver Assistance
2. Medivations Dimebon(TM) Stabilizes Behavioral Symptoms in Alzheimers Disease Patients, Resulting in Reduced Caregiver Distress
3. Data Presented at the American Academy of Neurology Show XP13512/GSK1838262 Significantly Improved Symptoms of Moderate-to-Severe Primary Restless Legs Syndrome
4. Data Presented at AAN Show That Lacosamide Significantly Reduced Pain and was Generally Well Tolerated in Patients With Diabetic Neuropathic Pain
5. Orqis(R) Medicals Cancion(R) System Significantly Increases Cardiac Performance
6. CV Therapeutics Anti-Ischemic Therapy Ranexa(R) Significantly Reduces Cardiac Chest Pain Symptoms and Recurrent Ischemia in MERLIN-TIMI 36 Patients With Angina
7. Perioperative Eloxatin(R)-Based Regimen Significantly Reduced the Risk of Relapse Versus Surgery Alone in Eligible Colorectal Cancer Patients with Initially Resectable Liver Metastases
8. Financial Results for Full Year 2007: NicOx Significantly Advances Clinical Programs
9. Everolimus (RAD001) Significantly Extends Progression-Free Survival in Advanced Kidney Cancer Patients After Failure of Other Targeted Therapy
10. Phase I and Phase I/II DCVax(R)-Brain Data Continues to Show Significantly Improved Survival Rates for Brain Cancer Patients
11. New Approach to Treating Anthrax Significantly Improves Survival Rates in Pivotal Efficacy Studies
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/23/2015)... N.C. , Jan. 23, 2015 For the pharmaceutical ... in dealing with payers. Likewise, the importance of the managed ... will only continue to grow as payer formularies and provider ... therapies. At the same time, managed markets leaders ...
(Date:1/23/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5dh22x/urinary_catheters ) ... Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male ... Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020" ... present, the global market for urinary catheters is experiencing ...
(Date:1/23/2015)...  MedScope ( www.medscope.org ), the leading provider of medical ... Connected World magazine Connected World Award for its ... be used anywhere, anytime. The nomination was made by ... nominating MedScope, Landon Garner , Director of Marketing ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:As Payer Influence Rises, Pharmaceutical Companies work to Optimize the Managed Markets Function 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 2Urinary Catheters Market (Indwelling or Foley Catheters, Intermittent Catheters and Male External or Condom Catheters) - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2014 - 2020 3MedScope Nominated by RacoWireless for Prestigious 2015 Connected World Magazine Connected World Award 2
... WEST BEND, Wis., Aug. 8, 2011 Eurofins ... service provider and Spaulding Clinical Research, LLC., US-based, ... Device Manufacturer, announce a joint partnership agreement.  This ... facilitates collaboration on integrated clinical services to engage ...
... Va., Aug. 8, 2011 Science Applications International ... has completed the acquisition of Vitalize Consulting Solutions ... and information technology (IT) services for healthcare enterprises. ... the commercial hospital market that are implementing electronic ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Spaulding Clinical Announces New Joint Partnership for Global Studies with Eurofins Optimed Clinical Research 2SAIC Completes Acquisition of Vitalize Consulting Solutions, Inc. 2
(Date:1/22/2015)... Liberty University has received accreditation for its ... the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational ... Center for Counseling & Family Studies , is under the ... new School of Behavioral Sciences. Prior to the formation of ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... AZ (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Padre Murphy's ... long supporter of Pro Player Health Alliance (PPHA). ... Padre Murphy's in getting everyone, including NFL greats, treated for ... of the leading groups supporting the cause in the valley. ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 23, 2015 AngelWeddingDress, the premier women’s ... maternity wedding dresses. View website of AngelWeddingDress.com ... for maternity wedding dresses online for a bridal party. ... high quality for them. Its maternity wedding dresses are ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... Autocarinsurancebest.com has released a new blog post explaining the main ... , Auto insurance quotes help many drivers find the ... to call an agent or visit an agency for price ... website: http://autocarinsurancebest.com/ . , Every business who relies heavily ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... (PRWEB) January 22, 2015 Yesterday, ... Bonilla (D-Concord) and Kristin Olsen (R-Modesto) were honored ... leadership in advancing biotechnology, biomedical science, medical device ... Olsen each received the “2014 Life Sciences Champion” ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Liberty University's Resident Master’s Counseling Program Receives CACREP Accreditation 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 2Health News:Padre Murphy's Holds NFL Retired Players Association Party Star Studded Event With Bud Light and Pro Player Health Alliance Sponsoring 3Health News:AngelWeddingDress Has Recently Released Its Collection Of 2015 Maternity Wedding Dresses 2Health News:Commercial Auto Insurance Provides Several Important Features! 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 2Health News:California Biomedical Community Honors Senator Holly Mitchell, Assemblymembers Susan Bonilla & Kristin Olsen 3
... WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 In President Bush,s last,State of ... One week later, it is clear from the President,s ... administration includes a,complete failure to address the health and ... to HIV/AIDS in the U.S. The,President,s budget for domestic ...
... President George W.,Bush today submitted his budget proposal ... Roberts, RPh, executive vice president and CEO of ... "President Bush,s efforts to rein in government ... even more specifically the Medicare,and Medicaid programs. While ...
... 5th) -- What if we could prevent cancer recurrence for ... or three years" This concept may no longer be a ... the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, a ... (LICR) has shown that a vaccine against a protein found ...
... of $46 million to the Nursing Workforce Development,Programs ... nurses and faculty, WASHINGTON, Feb. 4 ... expressed its concern that,proposed cuts to nursing education ... would reverse the progress made by federal,legislators to ...
... to these types of lyrics, survey finds , , MONDAY, ... songs -- including three-quarters of rap songs -- have ... tobacco use, a new study found. , "Overall, 116 ... substance use reference of any kind. Ninety-three songs (33.3 ...
... Additional Medicare Cuts to Home Oxygen Benefit Proposed;,$1.5 ... Affect in Less than,One Year, WASHINGTON, Feb. ... -- a coalition of the nation,s 11 leading ... today in response to cuts to Medicare,s home ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AIDS Action Calls President's FY 2009 Budget Request Shameful 2Health News:NCPA Statement in Response to President Bush's FY 2009 Budget Proposal 2Health News:Resisting lung cancer recurrence 2Health News:Resisting lung cancer recurrence 3Health News:AACN Concerned That the President's FY 2009 Budget Request Will Prolong the Nursing and Nurse Faculty Shortage 2Health News:AACN Concerned That the President's FY 2009 Budget Request Will Prolong the Nursing and Nurse Faculty Shortage 3Health News:1 in 3 Hit Songs Mentions Substance Abuse, Smoking 2Health News:Home Oxygen Care Leaders Say President's Budget Will Lead to Significant Patient Service Disruptions, Call for Thoughtful Reforms as Opposed to Repeated Cuts 2Health News:Home Oxygen Care Leaders Say President's Budget Will Lead to Significant Patient Service Disruptions, Call for Thoughtful Reforms as Opposed to Repeated Cuts 3
... classic designs paired with modern, feminine styling. ... materials including ultra-light titanium to 3-D acetate ... almonds and squares. Three-piece mounts and nylon ... wear collection is the perfect combination of ...
... The new Chanel optical collection, ... elegance dear to Mademoiselle's heart, ... to the quilted effect. Combining ... the sparkle of Strass and ...
... Luxury and professionalism. Glamour and style. Creativity ... Luxottica, two market-leading companies, signed a new ... Gabbana brand was formed in 1985 by ... Stefano Gabbana, who blended sensuality with their ...
... includes three collections - Nike Suns, Nike ... active lifestyle consumers the latest vision technology ... sun collections feature Nikes Max Lens technology ... larger vision sweet spot for optimal sport ...
Medicine Products: