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FDA gives accelerated approval for Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) in Duchenne muscular dystrophy- Sarepta Therapeutics

The FDA has approved Exondys 51 (eteplirsen) injection, from Sarepta Therapeutics, the first drug approved to treat patients with Duchenne...

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Analysis of GEMINI 1 data of Entyvio (vedolizumab) in ulcerative colitis published in Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology - Takeda

Takeda Pharmaceutical announced that an exploratory analysis of the GEMINI 1 data, evaluating Entyvio (vedolizumab) therapy in patients with ulcerative...

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ESPOUSE study of SpringTMS in migraine meets primary endpoint- eNeura

eNeura announced positive topline data from its ESPOUSE (eNeura SpringTMS Post-market Observational U.S. Study of Migraine) Study. The study achieved...

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Chronic Pelvic Pain

This guideline plays an important role in the process of consolidation and improvement of care for patients with abdominal and...

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Guidelines on Neuro-Urology

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Neuro-Urology Guidelines aim to provide information for clinical practitioners on the incidence, definitions, diagnosis,...

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Spinal injury: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of spinal column and spinal cord injury in pre-hospital settings (including ambulance...

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Journal articles

Risk of accidental injuries amongst Parkinson disease patients.

To investigate the spectrum and risks of accidental injuries (AIs) amongst Parkinson disease (PD) patients.

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Charcot arthropathy of the spine in spinal cord injured individuals with sacral deafferentation and anterior root stimulator implantation.

To investigate the occurrence of Charcot spinal arthropathy after sacral deafferentation and sacral anterior root stimulation of the bladder in patients suffering from neurogenic lower urinary tract dysfunction...

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Effect of bevacizumab on intracranial meningiomas in patients with neurofibromatosis type 2 - a retrospective case series.

The hallmark of neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) is bilateral vestibular schwannomas (VS). Approximately 80% of NF2 patients also have intracranial meningiomas. 

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Clinical trials

Sodium Oxybate for Treatment of Excessive Daytime Sleepiness and Cataplexy in Narcolepsy

The purpose of this study is to determine whether aFT218 is safe and effective for the treatment of excessive daytime...

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Pembrolizumab Plus Bevacizumab for Treatment of Brain Metastases in Metastatic Melanoma or Non-small Cell Lung Cancer

The purpose of this phase 2 trial is to study the activity of pembrolizumab in combination with bevacizumab in patients...

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Rovalpituzumab Tesirine in Delta-Like Protein 3-Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors

To assess the safety and tolerability of rovalpituzumab tesirine in subjects with specific delta-like protein 3-expressing advanced solid tumors.

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Blog Posts

Dr Sarah Brewer

Can Diet Reduce The Risk Of Alzheimer's Dementia?

Posted 2 years ago

Wouldn't it be great if we could recommend evidence-based, nutritional approaches to help prevent Alzheimer's dementia? Or to slow the progression of cognitive decline in those already living with an Alzheimer's diagnosis? Two recent papers suggest we can do just that.

Bob Bury

Community Mental Health Provision then and now - is all progress positive?

Posted 2 years ago

Bob Bury muses on the state of modern mental healthcare. Instead of asylums, patients are now part of the community. But what of those who fall through the cracks? How can GPs help patients who need emergency mental health care? Can we learn anything from the methods of the past? Are three letter acronyms helpful? Examining the politics and hurdles of the UK's modern Community Mental Health provision, Bob Bury questions what UK healthcare professionals can do better and how things should change.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 7 months ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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