Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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NICE recommends use of Selincro for Alcohol Dedendence - Lundbeck

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has recommended Selincro (nalmefene) from Lundbeck as an option to treat...

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NICE recommends Selincro for Alcholol Dependence- Lundbeck.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has given in draft guidance, a positive recommendation for Selincro (nalmefene)...

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Phase III success for Cymbalta (Eli Lilly) for Peripheral Neuropathy

Daily Cymbalta( duloxetine) therapy from Eli Lilly, was effective and well-tolerated for the treatment of painful Chemotherapy-induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN),...

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Guidelines for biological treatment of substance use and related disorders, part 1: Alcoholism, first revision

These practice guidelines for the biological treatment of alcohol use disorders are an update of the first edition, published in 2008, which was developed by an international Task Force of the WFSBP.

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AISF-SIMTI position paper: the appropriate use of albumin in patients with liver cirrhosis

The use of human albumin is common in hepatology since international scientific societies support its administration to treat or prevent severe complications of cirrhosis, such as the prevention of post-paracentesis circulatory dysfunction...

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines: Liver transplantation

The first human orthotopic liver transplantation (LT) in Europe was performed by Sir Roy Calne in Cambridge in 1968, only...

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Effect of Varenicline Combined With Medical Management on Alcohol Use Disorder With Comorbid Cigarette Smoking: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

To test the efficacy of varenicline with medical management for patients with alcohol use disorder and comorbid smoking seeking alcohol treatment, and to evaluate the secondary effects on smoking abstinence.

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Transmission of alcohol use disorder across three generations: a Swedish National Study.

Background: While risk for alcohol use disorder (AUD) is correlated in twins, siblings and parent-offspring pairs, we know little of how this syndrome is transmitted across three generations.

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Genetic Risk Variants Associated With Comorbid Alcohol Dependence and Major Depression.

Importance: Alcohol dependence (AD) and major depression (MD) are leading causes of disability that often co-occur. Genetic epidemiologic data have shown that AD and MD share a common possible genetic cause.

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Working at Dr Moewardi Hospital, Solo, central of Java, Indonesia. Subdivison of Gastroenterolgy and hepatology, Internal Medicine division.

Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

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