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CHMP positive for solriamfetol to improve wakefulness and reduce excessive daytime sleepiness in adults with narcolepsy (with or without cataplexy) or obstructive sleep apnea .- Jazz Pharma

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced that the European Medicines Agency's (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a...

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CHMP recommends approval of Mayzent in secondary progressive multiple sclerosis.- Novartis

Novartis announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a positive opinion...

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BMS and Pfizer announce randomized, controlled trial to evaluate the effect of atrial fibrillation screening on health outcomes in older individuals.

The Bristol-Myers Squibb-Pfizer Alliance announced the initiation of a new randomized, controlled study, GUARD-AF (ReducinG stroke by screening for UndiAgnosed...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The epgonline.org team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

Migraine Knowledge Centre

Migraine Knowledge Centre

The Migraine Knowledge Centre features latest research on the prevalence and impact of migraine, the proposed neurological basis of the condition (and how this is being translated into new and exciting drug therapies), as well as current patient care strategies collated from headache organisations worldwide.

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

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Guidelines

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care.

Added 7 years ago

ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children.

These guidelines incorporate the recent advances in chronic cough pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. The concept of cough hypersensitivity has allowed an umbrella term that explains the exquisite sensitivity of patients to external stimuli

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2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart R

The scope of this focused update of the 2014 AF Guideline includes revisions to the section on anticoagulation (because of the approval of new medications and thromboembolism protection devices), revisions to the section...

Added 3 months ago

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Journal articles

B.05 Nusinersen in infants who initiate treatment in a presymptomatic stage of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA): interim results from the Phase 2 NURTURE study

Background: NURTURE (NCT02386553) is an ongoing open-label single-arm efficacy/safety study of intrathecal nusinersen in infants who initiate treatment in a presymptomatic stage of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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Assessing The Real-World Hospital Economic Burden Of Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) In France

Objectives: To assess the hospital economic burden of SMA for patients with Infantile and other inherited SMA in France.

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Precious SMA natural history data: A benchmark to measure future treatment successes.

Classic chromosome 5q spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is one of the most common neuromuscular conditions in childhood and the most common fatal genetic disease in infants. Byers and Banker1 first described the variability of...

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Clinical trials

Study of Nusinersen (BIIB058) in Participants With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The primary objective of the study is to examine the clinical efficacy of nusinersen administered intrathecally at higher doses to participants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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Study to Evaluate Oral BIIB061 Added to Interferon-beta1 (IFN-β1) in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RMS)

The primary objectives of the study are to evaluate the safety of BIIB061 versus placebo in participants with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RMS), and to evaluate the efficacy of BIIB061 to improve disability outcome versus placebo...

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A Study of Ocrelizumab in Children and Adolescents With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

This 2-year study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), and pharmacodynamic (PD) effects of ocrelizumab in children and adolescents ages >/= 10 to < 18 years with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

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Blog Posts

Dr Cornelia Meisenberg

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)

Posted 4 months ago

What is Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)? Review the causes, treatment and current trials for this uncommon, degenerative disorder.

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.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 3 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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