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Acorda Therapeutics discontinues development program for tozadenant.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that it is discontinuing its clinical development program for tozadenant, an investigational treatment for Parkinson’s disease,...

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Acorda Therapeutics increases blood cell monitoring in Phase III programme for tozadenant for Parkinson’s disease.

Acorda Therapeutics, Inc. announced that it has increased the frequency of blood cell count monitoring for participants to weekly in...

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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

Multiple Myeloma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

Multiple myeloma accounts for 1% of all cancers and approximately 10% of all haematological malignancies. These updated ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines cover the diagnosis and pathology/molecular biology, staging and...

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American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology comprehensive clinical practice guidelines for medical care of patients with obesity.

Development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and the American College of Endocrinology...

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Care of dying adults in the last days of life

This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to...

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Journal articles

Cerebral White Matter Changes on Therapeutic Response to Rivastigmine in Alzheimer's Disease.

Objective: To evaluate the therapeutic effects of rivastigmine in AD patients with cerebral White matter changes (WMCs).

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Rivastigmine: the advantages of dual inhibition of acetylcholinesterase and butyrylcholinesterase and its role in subcortical vascular dementia and Parkinson's disease dementia.

Several studies have demonstrated clinical benefits of sustained cholinesterase inhibition with rivastigmine in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Parkinson's disease dementia (PDD). Unlike donepezil and galantamine that selectively inhibit...

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Effectiveness and tolerability of injectable testosterone undecanoate: a post-marketing surveillance study

This observational post-marketing study of parenteral testosterone undecanoate (TU) in a non-selected population.

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Clinical trials

Levosimendan Compassionate Use in Pediatric Patients With Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure

Open label study of levosimendan; planned comparison for effectiveness and safety to historic matched case controls from...

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Prove of Concept Study, to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of IBEROGAST in the Treatment of Bowel Troubles in Patients With Parkinson's Disease (PHYTOPARK)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of STW5 Iberogast, over a 28-day period, for the...

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Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Blog Posts

Laura Quittenden

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

Posted 6 days 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?

Vincent de Luise

The End of Sight at the End of Life

Posted 2 years ago

I presented this talk, "The End of Sight at the End of Life," on  4/4/2013 at a Harvard University  "Think Tank" on Health and Aging. The two-day conference, held at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, brought together prominent scholars from the Harvard School of Public Health as well as global experts in economics, health care policy and longevity, for a fascinating and thought-provoking colloquium on the demographics and consequences of aging in all societies.

CME

What's new in chronic heart failure

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Older lady with uncontrolled COPD

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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