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FDA approves Kalydeco to treat cystic fibrosis in children aged 12 to <24 months.- Vertex Pharma.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the FDA approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) to include use in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 12...

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Phase III ARRIVAL data on Kalydeco in cystic fibrosis published in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.- Vertex Pharma.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals announced data from the ongoing Phase III, open-label ARRIVAL study and published online in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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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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.

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Management of chronic pain

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the assessment and management, in non-specialist settings, of adults with chronic non-malignant pain...

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Journal articles

Long-term effects of exercise and physical therapy in people with Parkinson disease.

Parkinson disease (PD) is a progressive, neurodegenerative movement disorder with symptoms reflecting various impairments and functional limitations, such as postural instability, gait disturbance, immobility and falls.

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Cost-effectiveness analysis of different systolic blood pressure targets for people with a history of stroke or transient ischaemic attack: Economic analysis of the PAST-BP study.

The PAST-BP trial found that using a lower systolic blood pressure target in a primary care population with prevalent cerebrovascular disease was associated with a small additional reduction in blood pressure.

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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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