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NICE recommends use of Selincro for Alcohol Dedendence - Lundbeck

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Selincro (nalmefene) from Lundbeck as an option to treat...

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NICE recommends Selincro for Alcholol Dependence- Lundbeck.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given in draft guidance, a positive recommendation for Selincro (nalmefene)...

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Guidelines

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Management of alcohol-related liver disease

In the following Clinical Practice Guidelines, the latest data on the treatment and management of alcohol-related liver disease will be reviewed and up to date recommendations for clinical management will be provided.

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Guidelines on the management of abnormal liver blood tests

These guidelines are intended to be of use for all healthcare professionals, although with a major focus on the asymptomatic patient with abnormal liver blood tests.

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Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications

This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder.

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Journal articles

Effect of Varenicline Combined With Medical Management on Alcohol Use Disorder With Comorbid Cigarette Smoking: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

To test the efficacy of varenicline with medical management for patients with alcohol use disorder and comorbid smoking seeking alcohol treatment, and to evaluate the secondary effects on smoking abstinence.

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Transmission of alcohol use disorder across three generations: a Swedish National Study.

Background: While risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD) is correlated in twins, siblings and parent-offspring pairs, we know little of how this syndrome is transmitted across three generations.

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Genetic Risk Variants Associated With Comorbid Alcohol Dependence and Major Depression.

Importance: Alcohol dependence (AD) and major depression (MD) are leading causes of disability that often co-occur. Genetic epidemiologic data have shown that AD and MD share a common possible genetic cause.

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Alex studied Biological Sciences at university before joining EPG Health in January 2017, where he works as a digital content manager and editor.

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EPAD – Changing the way we think about Alzheimer’s prevention

We spoke to Professor Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh, the poject co-coordinator for EPAD, a collaborative venture that is facilitating meaningful progress in preventative Alzheimer’s therapies. Find out more about the project, its methods, expectations and goals.

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Hallucinations - red flag symptoms

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Abnormal liver function tests: case-based discussion

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Abnormal liver function tests: a guide to interpretation

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