Tag Archives: halt

Acadia calls early halt to Nuplazid psychosis trial after promising interim results

Acadia was stung hard after its schizophrenia hopes for flagship Nuplazid fell flat back in late July. On the heels of that failure, Acadia is calling off a trial in dementia-related psychosis (DRP) after it saw promising interim results for the drug. Acadia halted its phase 3 Harmony study for Nuplazid after the drug showed… Read More »

Medical News Today: Colon cancer: Could exercise halt tumor growth?

New research, appearing in the Journal of Physiology, suggests that short bursts of intense, physical activity may reduce the growth of colorectal tumor cells. Could short bursts of high-intensity exercise immediately reduce the growth of colorectal cancer cells? According to the American Cancer Society, doctors will diagnose more than 100,000 new cases of colon cancer… Read More »

New Parkinson's treatment could halt and even REVERSE disease symptoms

A new treatment that can halt and even reverse Parkinson’s disease is giving sufferers fresh hope. Researchers found boosting levels of a naturally occurring protein can regenerate dying brain cells – if delivered directly into the brain via tubes. The £3million study, funded by Parkinson’s UK and pharma firm MedGenesis, had a five-year trial at… Read More »