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Positive top-line results from a phase III trial of lumateperone in patients with bipolar depression

Intra-Cellular Therapies, Inc. announced top-line results from two Phase III clinical trials (Study 401 and Study 404) evaluating lumateperone as...

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European Commission has approved Sixmo for treatment of opioid dependence

Titan Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that the European Commission ("EC") has approved Sixmo-buprenorphine, the brand name for Probuphine (buprenorphine) implant...

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Adamis Pharmaceuticals provides update on its higher dose Naloxone Injection Product

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that the FDA has acknowledged the receipt of Adamis’ amendment to its previously submitted New Drug...

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Nephropathic Cystinosis

Nephropathic Cystinosis

Learn about the use of cystine-depleting pharmacotherapy and other supportive care measures for patients with nephropathic cystinosis.

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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

Antenatal and postnatal mental health: clinical management and service guidance

This guideline covers recognising, assessing and treating mental health problems in women who are planning to have a baby, are pregnant, or have had a baby or been pregnant in the past year.

Added 4 years ago

Depression in adults: recognition and management

This guideline covers identifying and managing depression in adults aged 18 years and older, in primary and secondary care.

Added 9 years ago

Stop smoking interventions and services

This guideline covers stop smoking interventions and services delivered in primary care and community settings for everyone over the age of 12.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

International classification of sleep disorders-third edition: highlights and modifications.

The recently released third edition of the International Classification of Sleep Disorders (ICSD) is a fully revised version of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine's manual of sleep disorders nosology, published in cooperation with...

Added 14 days ago

Cognitive intervention for early stage dementia: Research and techniques.

Dementia is a growing world-wide phenomenon, impacting more than six million people in the United States. Despite its high projected prevalence, it is a significantly under-estimated phenomena, with estimates ranging from...

Added 1 month ago

Cannabinoids for the treatment of neuropsychiatric symptoms, pain and weight loss in dementia.

Purpose of review: Efficacious treatment for neuropsychiatric symptoms (NPS), pain and weight loss for dementia patients is desperately needed. This review presents an up-to-date look at the literature investigating the use of...

Added 1 month 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...

Added 1 month ago

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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The Clinical Trial of Chinese Herbal Medicine (SaiLuoTong) Capsule

As a traditional Chinese medicine compound, SaiLuoTong capsule is proven to have beneficial effects on learning and memory ability in animal models of vascular dementia (VaD). According to the result of the phase II study...

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Blog Posts

Christopher Paul Jones

Dealing with mental health issues using integrated approaches, including tech and apps

Posted 2 years ago

As healthcare professionals are well aware, a significant percentage of the population (approximately one in four) will suffer a mental health problem at some point in their lives. In the course of his work, Christopher Paul Jones is finding that people are increasingly looking for alternatives to, or approaches to complement, pharmaceutical drugs to manage their conditions, and that tech and apps are proving very useful indeed. He feels it is particularly useful for those whose location or financial status might otherwise prohibit them from integrated strategies. Here is what he has to say:

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Challenges and Obstacles!

Posted 3 years ago

Retired child psychiatrist Am Ang Zhang discusses his experiences of working with the families of autistic children.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Frances Tustin and Entrenchment!

Posted 3 years ago

Am Ang Zhang discusses his work with pioneering child psychotherapist Frances Tustin, and his observations of entrenchment in autistic children.

CME

Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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Post-traumatic stress disorder

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Depression in adults with a chronic health problem: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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