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medwireNews@EAN2015

22-06-2015 | Parkinson's disease | News | Article

Opioid offers pain relief for Parkinson’s patients

Prolonged-release combined oxycodone/naloxone may provide relief for patients with severe pain related to Parkinson’s disease, a double-blind randomised trial shows.

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EAN; Berlin, Germany: 20–23 June 2015

22-06-2015 | Epilepsy | News | Article

Clonazepam study supports European practice in status epilepticus

A study comparing outcomes among patients treated with first-line lorazepam, midazolam or clonazepam for status epilepticus finds that the three drugs are broadly equivalent.

22-06-2015 | Multiple sclerosis | News | Article

Biotin benefits ‘clinically relevant’ in progressive multiple sclerosis

Patients with progressive multiple sclerosis and their clinicians see clear improvements during treatment with a high dose of biotin, show further results from the phase III trial of the therapy.

22-06-2015 | Stroke | News | Article

Calf blood derivative trialled for post-stroke cognitive decline

Results of the ARTEMIDA study indicate that a calf blood derivative may reduce cognitive decline in patients after an ischaemic stroke.

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