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Hockey and head injury – report


The Ice Hockey Summit III has published a list of action items to address the diagnosis, clinical care and prevention of sports-related concussion (Smith et al. Curr Sports Med Rep 2019;18:23-34). The report follows on guidelines on mild traumatic brain injury in children by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (Lumba-Brown et al. JAMA Pediatr 2018;172:e182853), and guidelines on the management of concussion by the American Academy of Neurology (Giza et al. Neurology 2013;80:2250-7). Read More

Two trials terminated in Alzheimer’s disease


Roche has announced that it has terminated two phase III trials of crenezumab, a monoclonal antibody targeting beta-amyloid. The trials, CREAD 1 and CREAD 2, were evaluating the agent in prodromal to mild Alzheimer’s disease. Read More