The American Food and Drug Administration recently approved a drug developed in Israel to treat Parkinson’s disease. Azilect, which is now available to patients, is the first Parkinson’s medication with once-daily dosage. Professors at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa worked alongside Israeli pharmaceutical company Teva to develop the drug.
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