Botox Approved for Lower Limb Spasticity

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The FDA has approved Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA) for the treatment of lower limb spasticity in adult patients to decrease the severity of increased muscle stiffness in ankle and toe muscles. The approval was based on a large, international development program that included a phase three, multi-center, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled cli...

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FDA Grants Breakthrough Status to Niemann-Pick Type C1 Disea...

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The FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation status to a drug candidate for the treatment of Niemann-Pick Type C1 Disease (NPC), Breakthrough ...Full story

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Xeomin Approved for Upper Limb Spasticity in Adults

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

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Wednesday, December 23, 2015

Investigational Parkinsons Agent Impresses in Phase 3 Trial

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ADT Therapy for Prostate Cancer Tied to Alzheimers Disease

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Friday, December 18, 2015

Brain Injury Association of America Announces the 11th Annua...

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Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Study to Test Effectiveness of App to Track Concussions

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Monday, December 14, 2015

Medtronic and Samsung Partner to Create Android-based Tools ...

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Wednesday, December 09, 2015

AES Data: Lacosamide Well Tolerated

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Ischemic Stroke Risk in Young Adults More Pronounced in Afri...

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New Approvals for Medtronic Systems Allow DBS Patients Great...

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Tuesday, December 08, 2015

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Wednesday, December 02, 2015

FDA Grants StimRelieve IDE Approval to Investigate Wireless ...

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Gene Discovered to Play a Role in Development of MS

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