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Phase III trials of E 2609 for Alzheimers will be discontinued

Eisai Co and Biogen announced the decision to discontinue the Phase III clinical studies (MISSION AD1, AD2) on the investigational...

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Mitsubishi Tanabe initiates Phase III BouNDless study of ND 0612 to treat Parkinson's disease.

Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America announced the initiation of the Phase III BouNDless study investigating the efficacy, safety and tolerability of...

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FDA approves Nourianz for Parkinson’s disease

The FDA has granted approval for Nourianz (istradefylline), from Kyowa Kirin Co, for use as adjunctive treatment to levodopa/carbidopa in...

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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

Incidence of Previously Undiagnosed Atrial Fibrillation Using Insertable Cardiac Monitors in a High-Risk Population: The REVEAL AF Study.

Importance: In approximately 20% of atrial fibrillation (AF)–related ischemic strokes, stroke is the first clinical manifestation of AF. Strategies are needed to identify and therapeutically address previously undetected AF.

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Prevalence, incidence and lifetime risk of atrial fibrillation: the Rotterdam study.

Aims: We aimed to investigate the prevalence and incidence of atrial fibrillation (AF) in a large European population-based study.

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The diagnosis of progressive supranuclear palsy: current opinions and challenges.

Introduction: Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is associated with microtubule-associated protein tau dysfunction. Originally thought to result in a syndrome of atypical Parkinsonism, vertical supranuclear gaze palsy...

Added 3 months ago

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Clinical trials

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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GAIN Trial: Phase 2/3 Study of COR388 in Subjects With Alzheimer's Disease

This is a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study that will assess the efficacy, safety, and tolerability of 2 dose levels of COR388 in subjects with a clinical diagnosis of mild to moderate AD dementia.

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Impact of Bosutinib on Safety, Tolerability, Biomarkers and Clinical Outcomes in Dementia With Lewy Bodies

This study evaluates the effect of Bosutinib (Bosulif,Pfizer®) in the treatment of patients with Dementia with Lewy Bodies. Half participants will receive 100 mg of Bosutinib , while the other half will receive placebo.

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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 3 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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