Immunology Topic Homepage

All Knowledge Centres

Men's Health

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network

Visit Knowledge Network

Bedwetting Knowledge Centre

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Hepatitis

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Neuropathic Pain

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Insomnia

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Niemann-Pick type C

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Soft Tissue Sarcoma

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Heart Failure

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Type 2 Diabetes Knowledge Centre

Visit this Knowledge Centre

Clinical Case Studies

Stable ChroniObstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Respiratory Medicine & Allergy: Obstructive Lung Disease/Small Airways Disease

Burhan Khan, Consultant Respiratory Physician, Darent Valley Hospital, Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, Dartford, Kent, UK
Richard Leach, Consultant Respiratory Physicians, Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Case History
A 64-year-old man with long-standing COPD and progressive breathlessness was referred for review of his clinical management. His exercise tolerance was limited to 50 metres on the flat or a flight of stairs.

Cryptococcal Disease in HIV

Infection: HIV Infection

Neil D. Ritchie, Clinical Lecturer in Infectious Diseases, Medical Faculty, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK

Case History
A 43-year-old Zimbabwean woman presented with headache and meningism of several weeks' duration.

Medical Videos

An Animation Demonstrating the Role of Natural Killer Cells
An Animation Demonstrating the Role of Natural Killer Cells
An Animation of The Main Roles of the Immune System
An Animation of The Main Roles of the Immune System

Recent Drug Updates

Medical Images

T1 transverse MR image from a white male who presented with increasing confusion
T1  transverse MR image from a white male who presented with increasing confusion
Aspiration Syndrome - CT scan of lower left lobe
Aspiration Syndrome - CT scan of lower left lobe
Acute retroviral syndrome
Acute retroviral syndrome
Longitudinal melanonychia
Longitudinal melanonychia
Pulmonary angiogram
Pulmonary angiogram
Aspiration Syndrome - radiograph
Aspiration Syndrome - radiograph
Renal stone shown in CT scan
Renal stone shown in CT scan
Miliary TB
Miliary TB
Sarcoidosis - radiograph showing interstitial shadowing
Sarcoidosis - radiograph showing interstitial shadowing
Pneumocystis
Pneumocystis

Clinical Guidelines

Osteoarthritis: Care and management in adults

Feb 2014

The current update addresses issues around decision-making and referral thresholds for surgery, and..

... includes new recommendations about diagnosis and follow-up. The update also contains recommendations based on new evidence about the use of nutraceuticals, hyaluronans and acupuncture in the management of osteoarthritis.

Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of Multiple Myeloma 2014

Feb 2014

The objective of this guideline is to provide healthcare professionals with clear guidance on the..

... diagnosis and management of patients with multiple myeloma

Online CME

HIV infection: diagnostic picture tests

After completing this module you should know the common causes of mucocutaneous lesions in patients with HIV infection. You should know how to recognise such lesions and, where appropriate, how...

Implementing Best Practices in the Management of Allergic Diseases

This activity is intended for allergists and other physicians with an interest in allergic diseases. The goal of this activity is to discuss the management of allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and other...

In-Depth Discussion of Key Data on Immunotherapy for Allergic Diseases

This activity is intended for allergists and other physicians with an interest in allergic diseases. The goal of this activity is to discuss the risks and benefits of allergen immunotherapy...

Clinical Trials

Effect of MD1003 in Chronic Visual Loss Related to Optic Neuritis in Multiple Sclerosis (MS-ON)

18-08-2014

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate the superiority of MD1003 over placebo in the visual improvement of patients suffering from chronic visual loss resulting from multiple sclerosis related optic neuritis.

Efficacy and Safety Study of Prolonged-Release Fampridine in Subjects With Multiple Sclerosis (ENHANCE)

18-08-2014

The primary objective is to determine whether prolonged-release fampridine (10 mg twice daily) has a clinically meaningful effect on patient-reported walking ability over a 24-week study period.

The..

... secondary objectives are to determine whether prolonged-release fampridine 10 mg taken twice daily (BID) has a clinically meaningful effect on dynamic and static balance, physical impact of MS, and upper extremity function over a 24-week study period, to evaluate criteria for early assessment of response to fampridine that can predict clinically meaningful benefits in walking ability and balance and assess the safety and tolerability of prolonged-release fampridine 10 mg twice daily over a 24-week treatment period.

Back to top