Merton Sandler – obituary

Merton Sandler Professor Merton Sandler, one of the pioneers of modern Neuropharmacology, died on 24 August 2014 at the age of 88. He was born and educated in Manchester, and qualified in medicine from the University there in 1949. After serving in the Army and at the Royal Free Hospital as a junior pathologist, he…

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Methysergide treatment can continue with new restrictions

The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has conducted a review of the use of methysergide and has made new recommendations following  reports of fibrosis seen with methysergide  use.   Fibrosis is a condition in which fibrous (scar) tissue accumulates in the body’s organs potentially damaging them.Read More

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Headache Quality Standards Published

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) have published the Quality Standards for headache in young people and adults today.  The quality standards refer to all primary headache disorders including migraine and apply to the NHS in England and Wales. BASH-Press-Statement – Headache Quality Standards Published

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