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EMA validates MAA for Puldysa for the treatment of respiratory dysfunction in patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has validated its marketing authorization application (MAA) for Puldysa (idebenone) in...

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UK's MHRA has renewed for a further year the Early Access to Medicines Scheme scientific opinion for idebenone for patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces that the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has renewed for a further year the...

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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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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Treatment of Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Positive Airway Pressure: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline.

Introduction: This guideline establishes clinical practice recommendations for positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults and is intended for use in conjunction with other American Academy...

Added 18 days ago

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 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Levosimendan as Rescue Therapy for Acute Heart Failure in a Patient with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.

The longer survival of patients with Duchenne muscular dystrophy due to advances in clinical care has increased the incidence of Duchenne muscular dystrophy-associated cardiomyopathy, a nearly consistent feature in the third decade...

Added 12 days ago

Sleep-disordered breathing and chronic opioid therapy.

Objective: To assess the relation between medications prescribed for chronic pain and sleep apnea.

Design: An observational study of chronic pain patients on opioid therapy who received...

Added 15 days ago

International classification of sleep disorders-third edition: highlights and modifications.

The recently released third edition of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD) is a fully revised version of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine's manual of sleep disorders nosology, published in cooperation with...

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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...

Added 2 years ago

Study of Long-term Safety, Efficacy Tolerability of BYM338 in Patients With Sporadic Inclusion Body Myositis (BYM338)

This study is designed to confirm the efficacy, safety and tolerability of BYM338 in sIBM with long-term dosing. However due to lack of efficacy in patients with sIBM, the study was terminated early.

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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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