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FDA approves Nouress for treating neonatal patients requiring total parenteral nutrition.- Avadel Pharma

Avadel Pharmaceuticals plc a company focused on developing FT 218, an investigational, once-nightly formulation of sodium oxybate for treating narcolepsy,...

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Positive results for Feraccru/Accrufer in AEGIS-H2H phase IIIb non-inferiority study .- Shield Therapeutics

Shield Therapeutics plc announces that results from its multicentre phase IIIb, open-label randomised controlled trial presented at the 27th United...

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510(k) approval for low-profile enteral feeding device (PEG) from Fidmi Medical Ltd.

Fidmi Medical Ltd. a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group Ltd., received 510(k) regulatory clearance from the FDA for its...

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Learning Zones

An Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

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.

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.

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Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications

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

Guideline for the laboratory diagnosis of functional iron deficiency

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

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Journal articles

Fish Oil-Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the Evidence.

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 2 years 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...

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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,...

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Alastair Miller

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

What is Tropical Medicine?

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.