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FDA extends PDUFA date for solriamfetol as a treatment to improve wakefulness and reduce excessive daytime sleepiness .- Jazz Pharma

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced that the FDA has extended the review period for its new drug application (NDA) for solriamfetol...

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Rolling submission of SRP 4053 to FDA for Duchenne muscular dystrophy completed.- Sarepta Therapeutics.

Sarepta Therapeutics announced that it has completed the submission of its rolling New Drug Application (NDA) seeking accelerated approval for...

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FDA approves Alethia CMV Assay Test System for diagnosing cytomegalovirus.- Meridian Bioscience.

The FDA has permitted marketing of the Alethia CMV Assay Test System, from Meridian Bioscience, to aid in detecting a...

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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.

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.

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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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.

Added 5 years ago

Guidelines on Chronic Pelvic Pain

This guideline aims to expand the awareness of caregivers in the field of abdominal and pelvic pain and to assist those who treat patients with abdominal and pelvic pain in their daily practice.

Added 2 years ago

Palliative care for adults: strong opioids for pain relief

This guideline covers safe and effective prescribing of strong opioids for pain relief in adults with advanced and progressive disease.

Added 6 years ago

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Journal articles

Sublingual sufentanil for postoperative pain relief: first clinical experiences.

The sublingual sufentanil tablet system (SSTS) is a novel hand-held patient-controlled analgesia device developed for treatment of moderate-to-severe postoperative pain. Here we present the first results of its clinical use.

Added 6 months ago

Association between allergic and nonallergic rhinitis and obstructive sleep apnea.

Allergic rhinitis and nonallergic rhinitis (NAR) are common disorders, which have been considered as potential risk factors for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).

Added 7 months ago

Fentanyl Formulations in the Management of Pain: An Update.

The aim of this review is to provide an update on current non-parenteral fentanyl formulations, with attention to their particular pharmacokinetics and features relevant to clinical use in pain management.

Added 10 months ago

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Clinical trials

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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Bioavailability of Subcutaneously Given Dexmedetomidine in Healthy Volunteers

The aim of this study is to investigate the pharmacokinetics of subcutaneously administered dexmedetomidine in healthy volunteers. The absolute bioavailability of subcutaneously...

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Safety and Efficacy of Eculizumab in Refractory Generalized Myasthenia Gravis (REGAIN Study)

The purpose of this study is to determine if eculizumab is safe and effective for the treatment of refractory generalized Myasthenia Gravis.

Added 1 year ago

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Alex Keen

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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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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