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Acadia calls early halt to Nuplazid psychosis trial after promising interim results

Acadia was stung hard after its schizophrenia hopes for flagship Nuplazid fell flat back in late July. On the heels of that failure, Acadia is calling off a trial in dementia-related psychosis (DRP) after it saw promising interim results for the drug. Acadia halted its phase 3 Harmony study for Nuplazid after the drug showed… Read More »

Massachusetts global payment experiment yields encouraging results on medical spending, quality

One idea for lowering the nation’s ballooning healthcare spending is to change the way insurers pay provider organizations for their care. Instead of paying a fee for each service rendered — a model that can encourage the unscrupulous use of more services even when the benefit is dubious — some reformers suggest giving clinical practices… Read More »

Better Fitness Results With Fewer Repetitions

According to an analysis of existing studies, fewer repetitions of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workouts could provide better fitness benefits. Researchers looked at studies that have investigated the benefits of doing repetitions of a particular kind of high-intensity cycle sprint called ‘supramaximal’. Greater cardiorespiratory fitness improvements were found from performing fewer repetitions of these cycle… Read More »