|Easing Drug-Induced Fatty Liver Disease in HIV Patients|
Between 30 and 40% of HIV-infected patients develop nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, often, but not always, in conjunction with lipodystrophy, the abnormal abdominal fat accumulation that develops in 20 to 30 percent of patients taking antiretroviral ...
Drug Discovery & Development - Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:52
|Auspex Pharmaceuticals Initiates Pivotal Phase 2/3 Clinical Trial for SD-809 ...|
"Tardive dyskinesia is a side effect of certain drug treatments for neurological disorders that is often permanent and there are currently no approved therapeutics to treat it," said Michael Huang, M.D., Vice President of Clinical Development at Auspex ...
CNNMoney - Thu, 17 Jul 2014 04:03
|Synchroneuron Nets $20M to Combat Drug-Induced Movement Disorder|
Synchroneuron is enrolling 90 patients in a Phase 2 study in 12 sites across the U.S, which should give the company the chance to prove, in a placebo-controlled study, if SNC-102 can reduce the number of abnormal tics patients experience. By that point ...
Xconomy - Wed, 02 Jul 2014 05:00
|Discovered -- genes causing abnormal heart beat|
The researchers identified several new gene regions associated with variations in the QT interval – a stage in the heart's electrical cycle that, if prolonged, increases the risk of drug-induced arrhythmias and sudden cardiac death. A surprising ...
TheHealthSite - Wed, 02 Jul 2014 00:18
|Genes that may cause sudden cardiac death|
Firstpost - Tue, 01 Jul 2014 06:30
|In Fat City kidnapping trial, jury to decide Thursday whether defendant is ...|
And the result, the defense asserts, were the numerous seizures that Carter and his family says he experienced. "Those drugs were interacting with a nervous system that was abnormal," neuropsychologist Robert Shaffer from Atlanta, Ga., testified for ...
The Times-Picayune - Wed, 09 Jul 2014 20:22
|2 Biotechs Race To Treat Movement Disorders|
0% and 3% of the placebo treated patients. Sedation was the reason upward titration of tetrabenazine was stopped in 28% of patients. Drug induced Parkinsonism has the potential to cause more functional disability than untreated chorea for some patients.
Seeking Alpha - Fri, 27 Jun 2014 05:09