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Post-hoc analysis of phase III trial of Zilretta shows significant pain relief post osteoarthritis knee surgery.- Flexion Therapeutics

Flexion Therapeutics announced results from a sensitivity analysis evaluating the treatment effects of a single administration of Zilretta (triamcinolone acetonide...

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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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FDA approves Biorphen to treat hypotension resulting from vasodilation in the setting of anesthesia.- Eton Pharma

Eton Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the FDA has approved Biorphen, the first and only FDA-approved ready-to-use formulation of phenylephrine for...

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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.

Added 4 months ago

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Journal articles

Deep Brain Stimulation for Freezing of Gait in Parkinson's Disease With Early Motor Complications.

Objective: Secondary analysis to assess whether DBS affects these symptoms within a large randomized controlled trial comparing DBS of the STN combined with best medical treatment and best medical treatment alone in patients...

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A Systematic Review of Evidence for a Role of Rest-Activity Rhythms in Dementia.

Background: Rest-activity rhythm (RAR) disruption may be a risk factor for dementia that can be objectively measured with wearable accelerometers. It is possible that risk monitoring and preventive interventions could be developed...

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A systematic review of the integration of palliative care in dementia management.

Objective: Dementia is a progressive illness with a complex biopsychosocial constellation of symptoms faced by millions of individuals and families worldwide. Palliative care teams have specialized in symptom management and...

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Clinical trials

A Phase 2 Study of CX-8998 in Adults With Tremor Associated With Parkinson's Disease

This is a Phase 2, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study consisting of a screening period of up to 4 weeks, a 4 week randomized double-blind, dose-titration treatment period, followed by a 1 week safety...

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A Clinical Study of NLY01 in Patient's With Early Parkinson's Disease

This is a phase 2 study designed to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of NLY01 in subjects with early untreated Parkinson's disease (PD). Evidence suggests NLY01, a pegylated form of exenatide, may be beneficial in PD...

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Study to Evaluate Safety and Daytime Sedation in Subjects With Parkinson's Disease With Neuropsychiatric Symptoms Treated With Pimavanserin or Low-Dose Quetiapine

This is a pilot, hypothesis-generating study to explore the effects of pimavanserin and low-dose quetiapine in subjects with Parkinson's disease with neuropsychiatric symptoms.

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

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

Posted 1 year ago

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.

Laura Quittenden

World COPD Day: What is COPD and what causes it?

Posted 2 years ago

Today marks the annual World COPD Day, a day dedicated to increasing awareness of a disease that affects 65 million people around the globe. 

 

We've summarised the causes, complications and statistics surrounding COPD in this handy 2 minute read.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 4 years ago

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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What's new in chronic heart failure

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Step by step: A guide to diagnosing heart failure

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