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FDA approves Botox to treat pediatric patients (2 to 17 years of age) with upper limb spasticity.- Allergan plc.

Allergan plc announced that the FDA has approved the company's supplemental biologics application (sBLA) for Boxtox for the treatment of...

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FDA approves Kalydeco to treat infants with CFTR gene cystic fibrosis

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the FDA approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for use in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages six months...

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FDA accepts application for Botox to treat paediatric patients with upper and lower limb spasticity

Allergan plc announced that the FDA has accepted the company's supplemental biologics license applications (sBLAs) to expand the Botox (onabotulinumtoxinA)...

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Guidelines

Guidelines for the management of acute joint bleeds and chronic synovitis in haemophilia: A United Kingdom Haemophilia Centre Doctors' Organisation (UKHCDO) guideline.

Evidence-based guidelines were developed summarizing best practice for the assessment and management of acute joint bleeds and chronic synovitis in persons with haemophilia.

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Spasticity in under 19s: management

This guideline covers managing spasticity and co-existing motor disorders and their early musculoskeletal complications in children and young people (from birth up to their 19th birthday) with non-progressive brain disorders.

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Management of chronic pain

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the assessment and management, in non-specialist settings, of adults with chronic non-malignant pain...

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Journal articles

The Role of Rehabilitation in Patients With Progressive Supranuclear Palsy: A Narrative Review.

Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder caused by the deposition of abnormal proteins in neurons of the basal ganglia that limit motor ability, resulting in disability and reduced quality...

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The efficacy and feasibility of aquatic physiotherapy for people with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review.

Purpose: To critically evaluate the literature regarding the efficacy and feasibility of aquatic physiotherapy in people with Parkinson’s disease.

Added 18 days ago

Comorbidity in patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery: impact on outcome and implications for cardiac rehabilitation.

The increasing comorbid disease burden among patients undergoing coronary artery bypass graft surgery (CABG) and the improved operative survival are expanding the number of post-CABG patients living with prognostically...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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Physical impairments in symptomatic femoroacetabular impingement: a systematic review of the evidence

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