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Emerging Drugs for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Published on: June 23, 2017
Result type: Reports
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Summary Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is a rare and severe disorder that affects primarily young boys. It begins with progressive muscle weakness that evolves to loss of ambulation and further progresses to early morbidity and mortality. DMD is caused by a mutation of the dystrophin gene that results in a lack of dystrophin, a protein that i...

  • Project Number: EH0049-000

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Muscular Dystrophies, duchenne, duchenne syndrome, morbus duchenne

A Transdermal Glucagon Patch for Severe Hypoglycemia

Published on: June 19, 2017
Result type: Reports
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Summary The ZP-Glucagon patch uses novel microneedle technology to deliver glucagon through the skin to people who are experiencing severe hypoglycemia (very low blood sugar). There is very limited evidence, from one small study, comparing the ZP-Glucagon patch with glucagon injected intramuscularly. The evidence suggests that the correction of ...

  • Project Number: EH0054-000

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Hypoglycemia, ZP patch, glucose metabolism, type 1

Flash Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes

Published on: June 19, 2017
Result type: Reports
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Summary The FreeStyle Libre Pro is a glucose monitoring system intended to replace finger-stick tests; it uses a sensor implanted in the arm that a health care provider scans with a specialized reader for a record of glucose levels, trends, and patterns in people with diabetes. The available evidence suggests that the performance and accuracy of...

  • Project Number: EH0053-000

Point-of-Care Glycated Hemoglobin Testing to Diagnose Type 2 Diabetes

Published on: June 19, 2017
Result type: Reports
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Summary Glycated hemoglobin (A1C) is a marker in the blood used to monitor glycemic, or blood sugar, control in people with diabetes. Many point-of-care A1C testing devices have US regulatory approval for use in monitoring glycemic control in people with diabetes, but, as yet, none have been cleared by the FDA for the diagnosis of type 2 diabete...

  • Project Number: EH0055-000

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Point-of-Care Systems, A1c, HbA1c, afinion, glycated haemoglobin, glycated hemoglobin, glycosylated, type 2

Seasonal Influenza Immunization of Health Care Workers for the Prevention of Influenza in Patients: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness

Published on: June 19, 2017
Result type: Reports
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems

  • Project Number: RC0889-000

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Infection Control, Infectious Diseases, Vaccines, Cross Infection, Health Personnel, Immunization, Immunization Programs, Infectious Disease Transmission, Professional-to-Patient, Influenza Vaccines, Influenza, Human, Vaccines, Infection control, Infectious diseases, Vaccines, Vaccines, health-care worker, Health care worker, Health care workers, health-care workers, Inoculation, inoculations, Immunisation, immunisations, immunizations, Flu