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Study examines opiate-dependent patient deaths

A new study  has examined the high number of opiate-dependent patient deaths immediately after being transferred as well as after ending opioid substitution therapy.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Nov 2017

Complications at birth associated with lasting chemical changes in the brain

New King’s College London research, published today (28 November) in eLife, shows that adults born prematurely - who also suffered small brain injuries around the time of birth - have lower levels of dopamine in the brain.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 28 Nov 2017

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

Event: Seminar on dementia art project "Beyond Memories"

Care Home Research Network to host afternoon seminar in collaboration with the London Brain Project, using art to help understand what it is like to live with dementia.

 

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 24 Aug 2017

Connecting care homes with research

The Care Home Research Network (CHRN) held its annual meeting on 19th of May 2017, attended by over 60 members of the Network and researchers from the field.

By NIHR Maudsley BRC at 3 Aug 2017