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PREPARE Phase III trial of ResVax shows efficacy in respiratory syncytial virus

Novavax announced the presentation of new data from the company’s Prepare trial, a global Phase III clinical trial of ResVax...

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Phase III MINISTONE-2 study reports Xofluza reduces flu symptoms in children

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced that the Phase III MINISTONE-2 study met its primary endpoint, demonstrating that...

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Phase III BLOCKSTONE study of Xofluza meets primary endpoint in influenza.

Genentech/Roche announced that the Phase III BLOCKSTONE study, conducted by Shionogi & Co., Ltd., met its primary endpoint showing that...

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EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from 27th EADV Congress, 12-16 September 2018 Paris, France.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic...

Added 5 years ago

Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5.

Added 6 years ago

Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings.

Added 7 years ago

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Journal articles

Psoriasis and herpes simplex virus are highly stigmatizing compared with other common dermatologic conditions: A survey-based study.

Many dermatologic conditions are stigmatized, but studies suggest that this problem is greater for patients with psoriasis.1,2 Psoriasis lesions can be difficult to conceal because of their wide distribution causing patients to be...

Added 3 months ago

Final efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety analyses of a nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in women aged 16-26 years: a randomised, double-blind trial.

Background: Primary analyses of a study in young women aged 16-26 years showed efficacy of the nine-valent human papillomavirus (9vHPV; HPV 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) vaccine against infections...

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Effectiveness of Palivizumab in High-risk Infants and Children: A Propensity Score Weighted Regression Analysis.

Background: Infants with premature birth ≤35 weeks gestational age, chronic lung disease of prematurity and congenital heart disease are at an increased risk for lower respiratory tract infections and hospitalization...

Added 2 years ago

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Heather Lander, PhD

Heather Lander has a PhD in Experimental Pathology and spent her research days studying hemorrhagic fever viruses. She traded the bench for the keyboard and is currently a Science Writer and Research Development Specialist using her expertise to help university faculty secure research ... Read more

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Measles: diagnosis and management

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Practice Pointer: Zika virus - management of infection and risk

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Zika virus

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