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Post-hoc analysis of phase III trial of Zilretta shows significant pain relief post osteoarthritis knee surgery.- Flexion Therapeutics

Flexion Therapeutics announced results from a sensitivity analysis evaluating the treatment effects of a single administration of Zilretta (triamcinolone acetonide...

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Biogen plans regulatory filing at FDA for aducanumab in Alzheimer's disease based on new phase III analyses.

Biogen announced that, after consulting with the FDA, Biogen plans to pursue regulatory approval for aducanumab, an investigational treatment for...

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FDA approves Biorphen to treat hypotension resulting from vasodilation in the setting of anesthesia.- Eton Pharma

Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the FDA has approved Biorphen, the first and only FDA-approved ready-to-use formulation of phenylephrine for...

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Nephropathic Cystinosis

Nephropathic Cystinosis

Learn about the use of cystine-depleting pharmacotherapy and other supportive care measures for patients with nephropathic cystinosis.

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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

Delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating delirium in people aged 18 and over in hospital and in long-term residential care or a nursing home. It also covers identifying people at risk of developing delirium in these settings and...

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Risk reduction and management of delirium

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium.

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Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

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Journal articles

Pamrevlumab, an anti-connective tissue growth factor therapy, for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (PRAISE): a phase 2, randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Background: Connective tissue growth factor (CTGF) is a secreted glycoprotein that has a central role in the process of fibrosis. This study was designed to assess the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of pamrevlumab (FG-3019)...

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Differences in tolerability of pirfenidone between elderly and younger patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Purpose: Although pirfenidone (PFD) is a key drug for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), differences in tolerability between elderly and young patients remain unclear. This study aimed to investigate age-related...

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Yoga Improves Balance and Low-Back Pain, but Not Anxiety, in People with Parkinson's Disease.

Individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) experience postural instability, low-back pain (LBP), and anxiety. These symptoms increase the risk of falls and decrease quality of life. Research shows yoga improves balance and decreases...

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Clinical trials

A Phase 2 Study of CX-8998 in Adults With Tremor Associated With Parkinson's Disease

This is a Phase 2, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study consisting of a screening period of up to 4 weeks, a 4 week randomized double-blind, dose-titration treatment period, followed by a 1 week safety...

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PTI-125 for Mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's Disease Patients

This is a Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, multiple dose study of PTI-125 in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease patients. A total of sixty (60) patients will be enrolled in the study.

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Efficacy and Safety of Butylphthalide Soft Capsule for the Treatment of Vascular Dementia

Butylphthalide soft capsule has been confirmed to have beneficial effects for patients with vascular dementia (VaD) in clinical trial of phase II study. So the investigators hypothesize that Butylphthalide soft capsule may have same beneficial...

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

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

Posted 1 year 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 1 year 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 4 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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