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Baxter International Inc. a global leader in clinical nutrition, announced the European launch of Finomel, a ready-to-use triple-chamber bag for...
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PHOSPHARE study program shows a safety advantage of Monofer in relation to hypophosphatemia and other FGF23-mediated effects
The first results from the PHOSPHARE program from Pharmacosmos A/S were presented at the annual meeting of the Endocrinology Society...
An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.
The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.
'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.
Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.
See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.
This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder.
Added 9 years ago
The guideline focuses on the various laboratory tests, the advantages and disadvantages for diagnosing iron status particularly in patients with iron restriction seen in chronic kidney disease.
Added 6 years ago
Background: There is evidence from laboratory and animal studies that fish oil-containing intravenous lipid emulsions (FOC-IVLEs) have a beneficial effect on inflammation and the immune response, suggesting...
Added 1 year ago
Bariatric surgery and vitamin D: key messages for surgeons and clinicians before and after bariatric surgery.
Obesity is the most widespread nutritional problem globally. Bariatric surgery is the preeminent long term obesity treatment. Bariatric procedures manipulate...
Added 3 years ago
Anamorelin in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and cachexia (ROMANA 1 and ROMANA 2): results from two randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trials.
Background: Patients with advanced cancer frequently experience anorexia and cachexia, which are associated with reduced food intake, altered body composition,...
Added 3 years ago
I am a retired infectious disease physician with a particular interest in blood borne viruses (HIV/viral hepatitis), neurological infection and bone & joint infection. I now work part time in acute medicine and part time in medical training & education as deputy Medical Director of... Read more
At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.