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Santhera announces publication of long-term idebenone data from SYROS study in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy .

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces publication of the previously reported SYROS study data in prominent peer-reviewed medical journal Neuromuscular Disorders , demonstrating...

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Positive phase III ACHIEVE II trial results for ubrogepant published in The Journal of the American Medical Association.- Allergan

Allergan plc announced that positive results from ACHIEVE II (UBR-MD-02), a pivotal Phase III clinical trial evaluating the efficacy, safety...

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New analysis shows Vascepa is cost effective and offers better outcomes at lower cost for high risk patients with CV Disease .-Amarin Corporation

Amarin Corporation plc announced a summary of results from a patient-level, cost-effectiveness analysis of icosapent ethyl (Vascepa). This comprehensive analysis...

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive fibrotic interstitial lung disease that occurs mostly in older adults, is limited to the lungs and often displays a characteristic imaging and histological appearance. Find out how to diagnose IPF and the latest interventions available for patients living with this burden.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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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

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management

This guideline update covers adults (18 years and older) with symptoms of dyspepsia, symptoms suggestive of GORD, or both. It...

Added 5 years ago

Diabetic foot problems: prevention and management

This guideline covers preventing and managing foot problems in children, young people and adults with diabetes. The guideline aims to reduce variation in practice.

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Minocycline at 2 Different Dosages vs Placebo for Patients With Mild Alzheimer Disease: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Objective: To determine whether 24 months of minocycline treatment can modify cognitive and functional decline in patients with mild AD.

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Role of monocarboxylate transporter 4 in Alzheimer disease.

The pathological process of Alzheimer disease (AD) is closely related to energy metabolism disorders. In the nervous system, monocarboxylate transporter 4 (MCT4) is expressed in the glial cell membrane and is responsible for transporting...

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Apathy and anxiety are early markers of Alzheimer's disease.

In this study, we investigated associations between neuropsychiatric symptoms (i.e., apathy, anxiety, and depression) and cerebral atrophy, white matter lesions (WML), beta-amyloid (Aβ) deposition, and cognitive decline in a...

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Clinical trials

Inhaled NAC in Treatment of IPF

This study plans to learn more about the safety and tolerability of inhaled N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) in patients with pulmonary fibrosis. The study will also create a bank of data, blood, and sputum from IPF patients for future research.

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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

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.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

Posted 1 year ago

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

Posted 1 year ago

When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

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