Essays Tagged: "L-DOPA"

Current Treatment Strategies for Parkinson's Disease; Are the costs to the community of developing new treatment strategies justified?

n't an idyllic treatment. The current leading drug for the treatment of PD symptoms is Levodopa (or L-dopa), which although itself passes through the blood-brain barrier, transforms to dopamine quickl ... . This method, by increasing the amount of clinically available dopamine also decreases quantity of L-dopa needed, thus reducing the severity of side effects. Levodopa however fails to effectively tre ...

(5 pages) 66 0 4.6 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Mental Health

Stem Cell research paper.

(9 pages) 232 1 2.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology


a catatonic patient. He gave Leonard a new drug that had just come out on the market. It was called L-Dopa. This drug started to have an effect on Leonard, so he decided to try it on the other patient ...

(2 pages) 683 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Effect of Tamoxifen

es made by these cells. (Parkinson's disease, 2008)The administration of the pharmacological agents L-DOPA could bring back a normal dopaminergic transmission. PD causes due to some motor deficits suc ... ergic transmission. PD causes due to some motor deficits such as tremor, rigidity and bradykinesia, L-DOPA reduces these motor deficits. The treatment with L-DOPA twice in a day shows the manifest sim ...

(7 pages) 1519 0 0.0 Nov/2009

Subjects: Science Essays


e may have found something, when he hears of a new degenerative disease drug for Parkinson's called L-DOPA. He seeks out a professional opinion of a neurologist who specialized in treating patients wh ... here is someone in side of these immobile shells. Then Dr. Sayer seeks out more of an opinion at an L-DOPA convention, but is quickly shutdown when the speaker feels he does not have any logic behind ...

(11 pages) 0 0 0.0 May/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays