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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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Phase III safety study of Brixadi in opioid-use disorder published in Addiction journal.

Braeburn Inc. announced the publication of its 48-week, open-label, multi-center, global Phase III long-term safety study of once weekly and...

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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.

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EPA Guidance on tobacco dependence and strategies for smoking cessation in people with mental illness

This statement from the European Psychiatric Association (EPA) systematically reviews the current evidence on tobacco dependence and withdrawal in patients with mental illness and their treatment.

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BAP updated guidelines: evidence-based guidelines for the pharmacological management of substance abuse, harmful use, addiction and comorbidity: recommendations from BAP

The British Association for Psychopharmacology guidelines for the treatment of substance abuse, harmful use, addiction and comorbidity with psychiatric disorders...

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Journal articles

Smoking and lung function among adults with newly onset asthma.

Introduction: Smoking increases the risk of asthma and reduces lung function among subjects with and without asthma. We assessed the effects of smoking on lung function reflecting both central and small airways among adults with...

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Management of Opioid Addiction With Opioid Substitution Treatments: Beyond Methadone and Buprenorphine.

With the opioid crisis in North America, opioid addiction has come in the spotlight and reveals the weakness of the current treatments. Two main opioid substitution therapies (OST) exist: buprenorphine and methadone.

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A novel orvinol analog, BU08028, as a safe opioid analgesic without abuse liability in primates.

Despite the critical need, no previous research has substantiated safe opioid analgesics without abuse liability in primates. Recent advances in medicinal chemistry have led to the development of ligands with mixed mu opioid peptide...

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Clinical trials

HalOPeridol Effectiveness in ICU delirium - the HOPE-ICU trial

This is a randomised placebo controlled, double blind, clinical effectiveness trial. It is designed to evaluate the effect of the early administration of haloperidol on duration of delirium in 142 mechanically...

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Validating a Delirium Prediction Model for Critically Ill Patients

The objective of this study is to determine the incidence of delirium in adults patients who are admitted at the critical care unit of a Dutch University Hospital with the mapping of relevant delirium risk factors...

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Incidence of Delirium in Critically Ill Patients in a Dutch University Hospital

The objective of this study is to determine the incidence of delirium in adults patients who are admitted at the critical care unit of a Dutch University Hospital...

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EPAD – Changing the way we think about Alzheimer’s prevention

We spoke to Professor Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh, the poject co-coordinator for EPAD, a collaborative venture that is facilitating meaningful progress in preventative Alzheimer’s therapies. Find out more about the project, its methods, expectations and goals.

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