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Concentrated naloxone nasal spray as good as injection

A new study published by the scientific journal Addiction has found that a concentrated 2mg intranasal naloxone spray delivers naloxone as effectively, over the critical first 15 minutes, as the standard 0.4mg intramuscular (IM) naloxone injection. The research was co-authored by Professor Sir John Strang and Dr Rebecca McDonald, National Addiction Centre, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN), King’s College London.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 20 Nov 2017

First network analysis of patient flow in two UK hospitals published

Researchers at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King’s College London and King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, have used network science to analyse patient flow through a hospital for the first time in a UK health system.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 8 Nov 2017

A&E attendance for people with dementia is common and increasing

Research using NIHR Maudsley BRC's Clinical Record Interactive Search (CRIS) highlights increasing rates of A&E attendance in people with dementia.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 23 Aug 2017

Omega-3 fatty acids improve symptoms in children and adolescents with ADHD

New research finds that fish oil supplements improve inattention, hyperactivity and other behavioural and cognitive symptoms in children and adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Jul 2017

Risk for bipolar disorder associated with faster ageing

New research supported by the NIHR Maudsley Biomedical Research Centre (BRC) suggests that people with a family history of bipolar disorder may ‘age’ more rapidly than those without a history of the disease.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 26 Jul 2017