New pump is “huge step forward” for treatment of advanced Parkinson’s

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Author: AdminPublished: 8 April 2015

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Campaigners in the US have welcomed the approval of a new dopamine pump as “a huge step forward” for treatment of people with advanced Parkinson’s disease.

The technology, named DUOPA, promises a significant reduction in ‘off’ time.

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