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FDA approves sBLA for Botox to treat pediatric patients (2 to 17 years of age) with lower limb spasticity.-Allergan/AbbVie

Allergan plc announced that the FDA approved the company's supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Botox for the treatment of...

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CHMP recommends approval of Kalydeco in cystic fibrosis CFTR gene mutation.- Vertex Pharma

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited announces that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted...

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FDA approves Botox to treat pediatric patients (2 to 17 years of age) with upper limb spasticity

Allergan plc announced that the FDA has approved the company's supplemental biologics application (sBLA) for Boxtox for the treatment of...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Guidelines for the management of acute joint bleeds and chronic synovitis in haemophilia: A United Kingdom Haemophilia Centre Doctors' Organisation (UKHCDO) guideline.

Evidence-based guidelines were developed summarizing best practice for the assessment and management of acute joint bleeds and chronic synovitis in persons with haemophilia.

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Cardiac rehabilitation

This guideline provides evidence-based recommendations and best practice guidance on the management of patients referred for cardiac rehabilitation. It provides recommendations on assessment, health behaviour-change techniques...

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Spasticity in under 19s: management

This guideline covers managing spasticity and co-existing motor disorders and their early musculoskeletal complications in children and young people (from birth up to their 19th birthday) with non-progressive brain disorders.

Added 7 years ago

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Journal articles

Intensity of physical exercise and its effect on functional capacity in COPD: systematic review and meta-analysis.

Objective: To evaluate the effects of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), in comparison with those of continuous exercise, on functional capacity and cardiovascular variables in patients with COPD, through a systematic review...

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Towards understanding neural network signatures of motor skill learning in Parkinson's disease and healthy aging.

In the past decade, neurorehabilitation has been shown to be an effective therapeutic supplement for patients with Parkinson’s disease (PD). However, patients still experience severe problems with the consolidation of learned motor skills.

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Virtual reality in multiple sclerosis rehabilitation: A review on cognitive and motor outcomes.

Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a demyelinating neurodegenerative disease with lesions involving the central nervous system. Clinical symptoms consist of disturbances in motor activity (e.g., weakness, spasticity, and tremor), sensory functioning...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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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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Physical impairments in symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: a systematic review of the evidence

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