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Global survey investigating perceptions of Alzheimer's disease-Novartis + Amgen + Banner.

Novartis, Amgen and Banner Alzheimer's Institute (BAI), in association with Alzheimer's Disease International (ADI), announced results from the largest global...

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FDA extends PDUFA date for Inbrija to treat Parkinsons.- Acorda Therapeutics

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the FDA has extended the Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) goal date for its...

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Successful Phase III A16 study of flortaucipir F 18 , a PET agent to predict Alzheimers disease diagnosis. - Eli Lilly.

Eli Lilly and Company and Avid Radiopharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Lilly, announced that a Phase III study...

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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.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

Age-related macular degeneration

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in adults. It aims to improve the speed at which people are diagnosed and treated to prevent loss of sight.

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Cataracts in adults: management

This guideline covers managing cataracts in adults aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care before, during and after cataract surgery by optimising service organisation, referral and surgical management, and reducing complications.

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Parkinson’s disease in adults

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Parkinson's disease in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve care from the time of diagnosis, including monitoring and managing symptoms...

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Journal articles

Apomorphine subcutaneous infusion in patients with Parkinson's disease with persistent motor fluctuations (TOLEDO): a multicentre, double-blind, randomised, placebo-controlled trial.

We aimed to investigate the efficacy and safety of apomorphine infusion compared with placebo in patients with Parkinson's disease with persistent motor fluctuations despite optimised oral or transdermal treatment.

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Silodosin 8 mg improves benign prostatic obstruction in Caucasian patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic enlargement: results from an explorative clinical study.

To preliminary investigate the effects of silodosin 8 mg once daily on obstruction urodynamic parameters and subjective symptoms in Caucasian patients with lower urinary tract symptoms suggestive of benign prostatic enlargement.

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Emicizumab Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A with Inhibitors.

Background: Emicizumab (ACE910) bridges activated factor IX and factor X to restore the function of activated factor VIII, which is deficient in persons with hemophilia A.

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Clinical trials

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetic Study of Prophylactic Emicizumab Versus No Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A Participants (HAVEN 5)

This randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of emicizumab in participants with hemophilia A regardless of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor status.

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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of Emicizumab Given Every 4 Weeks in Participants With Hemophilia A (HAVEN 4)

This multicenter, open-label, non-randomized study will assess the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of emicizumab administered at a dose of 6 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) every 4 weeks...

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Study of S-033188 (Baloxavir Marboxil) Compared With Placebo or Oseltamivir in Patients With Influenza at High Risk of Influenza Complications (CAPSTONE 2)

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a single, oral dose of Baloxavir Marboxil compared with placebo by measuring the time to improvement of influenza symptoms in patients with influenza...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

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

Posted 1 month ago

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.

Laura Quittenden

World COPD Day: What is COPD and what causes it?

Posted 10 months ago

Today marks the annual World COPD Day, a day dedicated to increasing awareness of a disease that affects 65 million people around the globe. 

 

We've summarised the causes, complications and statistics surrounding COPD in this handy 2 minute read.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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What's new in chronic heart failure

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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