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Phase III P301 trial of SPN 810 in patients with ADHD, did not meet its primary endpoint.- Supernus Pharma

Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. reported financial results for the third quarter of 2019, results from the Phase III P301 trial for SPN...

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Adamis statement on PDUFA date for Zimhi.

Adamis Pharmaceuticals Corporation announced that as of the close of business today, Adamis has not received any notice of action...

Added 26 days ago Drug news

FDA approves Secuado transdermal patch formulation for the treatment of adults with schizophrenia. Noven Pharma

Noven Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hisamitsu Pharmaceutical Co., Inc., has announced the FDA approved Secuado (asenapine) transdermal system,...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers recognising, diagnosing and managing attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children, young people and adults.

Added 11 years ago

Generalised anxiety disorder and panic disorder in adults: management

This guideline covers the care and treatment of people aged 18 and over with generalised anxiety disorder (chronic anxiety) or panic disorder (with or without agoraphobia or panic attacks).

Added 8 years ago

Depression in children and young people: identification and management

This guideline covers the identification and treatment of depression in children (5–11 years) and young people (12–18 years) in primary, community and secondary care.

Added 14 years ago

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Journal articles

Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Dementia and Cognitive Decline Among Older Adults With or Without Mild Cognitive Impairment.

Objective: To assess the association between alcohol consumption and dementia and the roles of mild cognitive impairment (MCI) and apolipoprotein E ε4 (APOE E4) genotype in modifying this association.

Added 1 month ago

Treatment for depression comorbid with dementia.

Depression is a common comorbidity in dementia. Randomised controlled studies of antidepressants do not show a significant improvement in depressive symptoms in patients with comorbid dementia and are known to lead to an increase in...

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Association between polypharmacy and dementia - A systematic review and metaanalysis.

Objective: The association between polypharmacy and dementia is controversial. This systematic review and meta-analysis aims to summarize existing literature concerning the association between polypharmacy and dementia.

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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 5 months 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.

Added 5 months ago

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...

Added 5 months ago

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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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