New med-tech partnership to assess quality of life in clinical trials and care

BHP founder-member the University of Birmingham has today announced a partnership with med-tech company Aparito to co-develop digital platforms to assess patient quality of life and symptoms in clinical trials and routine NHS care. The partnership will see the configuration of Aparito’s flagship software platform Atom5™, and brings together international experts in patient-reported outcomes (PROs) methodology … Continue reading “New med-tech partnership to assess quality of life in clinical trials and care”

Clinical trial confirms digoxin is effective for treatment of atrial fibrillation

A clinical trial has shown that digoxin has the same effect on physical wellbeing as beta-blockers when used to treat patients with permanent atrial fibrillation and symptoms of heart failure. Beta-blockers have long been the drug of choice for controlling rapid heart rates in patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), but a clinical trial led by Professor … Continue reading “Clinical trial confirms digoxin is effective for treatment of atrial fibrillation”