Tag Archives: Pharmacological Treatments

Review of Non-Pharmacological Interventions for Dementia-Related Agitation: Including a Brief Analysis of the Risks and Benefits of Drug Treatments (Translational Psychiatry)

Summary A recently published literature review evaluates the best available evidence on the effectiveness of various non-pharmacological interventions for reducing dementia-related agitation. The author also briefly addresses current viewpoints on balancing the risks and benefits of pharmacotherapy in the management … Continue reading

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Global Clinical Trials Fund: GCTF (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK has launched the Global Clinical Trials Fund (GCTF) to help finance trials which aim to translate discoveries in the lab into clinical treatments for the 830,000 people living with dementia in the UK. The GCTF aims … Continue reading

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Dementia Consortium (Alzheimer’s Research UK)

Summary The Dementia Consortium has been established to fund academic dementia research experts from the UK and overseas in their efforts to develop early research findings concerning Alzheimer’s Disease, and other forms of dementia, into validated drug targets. “The Dementia … Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s Research UK Warns of Retreat from Expensive Dementia Drugs Research (BBC News)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Alzheimer’s Research UK suggests that further government help may be needed to ensure the pharmaceuticals industry does not “retreat” from … Continue reading

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Pharmacological Treatments (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2008)

Abstract The 2008 Annual Evidence Update (AEU), produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period Spring 2007 – Summer 2008. This section of the AEU is aimed at clinicians in primary care or … Continue reading

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Pharmacological Treatments (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2009)

Abstract The 2009 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period March 2008 – September 2009. This section of the AEU covers recent evidence on drug treatments for … Continue reading

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Pharmacological Treatments (NHS Evidence, Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Annual Evidence Update 2010)

Abstract The 2010 Annual Evidence Update (AEU) , produced by NHS Evidence,  gives an overview of the most important evidence published during the period March 2009 – September 2010. This section of the AEU summarises important new evidence from reviews about … Continue reading

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