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Flexion Therapeutics announces extended FDA review of supplemental new drug application for Zilretta to treat osteoarthritis of the knee.

Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. announced that the FDA has informed the company it needs additional time to complete the review of...

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Two year data from CEDAR and SEQUOIA studies of abicipar pegol to treat neovascular (wet) age-related macular degeneration.-Allergan + Molecular Partners.

Allergan plc,and Molecular Partners a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing a new class of drugs known as DARPin therapies, announced two-year...

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FDA approves for Beovu for wet age-related macular degeneration with three month dosing intervals.- Novartis

Novartis announced that the FDA approved Beovu (brolucizumab) injection, also known as RTH 258 for the treatment of wet age-related...

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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.

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Journal articles

Yoga Improves Balance and Low-Back Pain, but Not Anxiety, in People with Parkinson's Disease.

Individuals with Parkinson's disease (PD) experience postural instability, low-back pain (LBP), and anxiety. These symptoms increase the risk of falls and decrease quality of life. Research shows yoga improves balance and decreases...

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Exercise increases caudate dopamine release and ventral striatal activation in Parkinson's disease.

Background: The objective of this study was to examine the effects of aerobic exercise on evoked dopamine release and activity of the ventral striatum using positron emission tomography and functional magnetic resonance imaging...

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Investigation of the roles of dysbindin-1 and SATB2 in the progression of Parkinson's disease.

Objective: Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disease that typically results in the loss of dopaminergic neurons, especially in an area of the brain known as the substantia nigra. Here, we investigated the roles of two...

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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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PTI-125 for Mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's Disease Patients

This is a Phase 2b, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled, multiple dose study of PTI-125 in mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease patients. A total of sixty (60) patients will be enrolled in the study.

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Efficacy and Safety of Butylphthalide Soft Capsule for the Treatment of Vascular Dementia

Butylphthalide soft capsule has been confirmed to have beneficial effects for patients with vascular dementia (VaD) in clinical trial of phase II study. So the investigators hypothesize that Butylphthalide soft capsule may have same beneficial...

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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 1 year 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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