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Santhera announces publication of long-term idebenone data from SYROS study in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy .

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces publication of the previously reported SYROS study data in prominent peer-reviewed medical journal Neuromuscular Disorders , demonstrating...

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CHMP positive for solriamfetol to improve wakefulness and reduce excessive daytime sleepiness in adults with narcolepsy (with or without cataplexy) or obstructive sleep apnea .- Jazz Pharma

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a...

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CMS-001 Phase III study of Firdapse fails to meet primary endpoint in Congenital Myasthenic Syndromes.- Catalyst Pharma

Catalyst Pharmaceuticals announced top-line results from CMS-001, a Phase III study evaluating amifampridine phosphate for the symptomatic treatment of genetically...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The epgonline.org team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

Migraine Knowledge Centre

Migraine Knowledge Centre

The Migraine Knowledge Centre features latest research on the prevalence and impact of migraine, the proposed neurological basis of the condition (and how this is being translated into new and exciting drug therapies), as well as current patient care strategies collated from headache organisations worldwide.

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Guidelines

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic...

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Suspected neurological conditions: recognition and referral

This guideline covers the initial assessment of symptoms and signs that might indicate a neurological condition. It helps non-specialist healthcare professionals to identify people who should be offered referral for specialist investigation.

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End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families...

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Journal articles

Grapiprant: an EP4 prostaglandin receptor antagonist and novel therapy for pain and inflammation.

There are five active prostanoid metabolites of arachidonic acid (AA) that have widespread and varied physiologic functions throughout the body, including regulation of gastrointestinal mucosal blood flow, renal haemodynamics and...

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Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 3: primary care, emergency management, psychosocial care, and transitions of care across the lifespan.

In part 3 of this update of the DMD care considerations, we focus on primary care, emergency management, psychosocial care, and transitions of care across the lifespan. Many primary care and emergency medicine clinicians are...

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Diagnosis and management of Duchenne muscular dystrophy, part 2: respiratory, cardiac, bone health, and orthopaedic management.

In part 2 of this update of the DMD care considerations, we present the latest recommendations for respiratory, cardiac, bone health and osteoporosis, and orthopaedic and surgical management for boys and men with DMD.

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Clinical trials

Systemic Gene Delivery Clinical Trial for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

The proposed clinical trial is a single-dose controlled trial using rAAVrh74.MHCK7.micro-dystrophin for DMD subjects. Cohort A will include six subjects ages 3 months to 3 years, and Cohort B will include six subjects ages...

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Gene Transfer Clinical Study in X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy (ASPIRO)

This is a multinational, open-label, ascending-dose, delayed-treatment concurrent control clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of AT132 in subjects with X-Linked Myotubular Myopathy aged less than 5 years old.

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Efficacy and Safety of Nerve Root Axial Decompression Surgery in The Treatment of Tethered Cord Syndrome

The aim of this study is to compare the effectiveness and safety of clinical outcomes between capsule surgery and conservative treatment in patients with TCS. A study hypothesis is that outcomes will be improved after capsule surgery.

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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.

CME

Metastatic spinal cord compression: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Assessment of pain

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Pain management principles

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