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Biogen plans regulatory filing at FDA for aducanumab in Alzheimer's disease based on new phase III analyses.

Biogen announced that, after consulting with the FDA, Biogen plans to pursue regulatory approval for aducanumab, an investigational treatment for...

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Phase III trials of E 2609 for Alzheimers will be discontinued

Eisai Co and Biogen announced the decision to discontinue the Phase III clinical studies (MISSION AD1, AD2) on the investigational...

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Amgen, Novartis And Banner Alzheimer's Institute discontinue clinical research program With CNP 520 For Alzheimer's Prevention

Amgen, Novartis and Banner Alzheimer's Institute announced the collective decision to discontinue investigation of the BACE1 inhibitor CNP 520 (umibecestat)...

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Guidelines

Delirium: prevention, diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and treating delirium in people aged 18 and over in hospital and in long-term residential care or a nursing home. It also covers identifying people at risk of developing delirium in these settings and...

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Risk reduction and management of delirium

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the detection, assessment, treatment and follow up of adults with delirium, as well as reducing the risk of delirium.

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Dementia: assessment, management and support for people living with dementia and their carers

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.

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Journal articles

A six-month double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study of a transdermal patch in Alzheimer's disease--rivastigmine patch versus capsule.

Objectives: To compare the efficacy, safety and tolerability of a novel rivastigmine transdermal patch with conventional rivastigmine capsules and placebo in patients with Alzheimer's disease (AD).

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EFNS-ENS Guidelines on the diagnosis and management of disorders associated with dementia.

Background and objectives: The last version of the EFNS dementia guidelines is from 2007. In 2010, the revised guidelines for Alzheimer's disease (AD) were published. The current guidelines involve the revision of the dementia...

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Assessment scales in dementia.

Dementia involves progressive and often remorseless decline in cognition, function, behaviour and care needs. Assessment in dementia relies on collateral as well as patient-derived information. Many assessment scales have been developed...

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Clinical trials

Cognitive Effects of Oral p38 Alpha Kinase Inhibitor Neflamapimod in Dementia With Lewy Bodies (AscenD-LB)

This is a Phase 2, multi-center, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, proof-of-principle study of neflamapimod versus matching placebo (randomized 1:1) administered with food for 16 weeks in subjects with DLB.

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A Study to Evaluate Safety of Long-term AL001 Dosing in FTD Patients

A Phase 2 open label study evaluating the safety, tolerability, PK and PD of AL001 in participants with a Granulin mutation or C9orf72 mutation causative of frontotemporal dementia.

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PTI-125 for Mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's Disease Patients

This is a Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, multiple dose study of PTI-125 in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease patients. A total of sixty (60) patients will be enrolled in the study.

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