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NICE does not recommend Opdivo (nivolumab) as a cost effective treatment for head and neck cancer.- BMS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in draft guidance considered that clinical data shows Opdivo (nivolumab) from...

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Prometic Life Sciences Inc. files BLA at FDA for plasminogen replacement therapy.

Prometic Life Sciences Inc. has announced that it has completed the filing of its plasminogen Biologics License Application (“BLA”) with...

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Phase III trial of GSP 301 (mometasone furoate and olopatadine hydrochloride) shows significant improvement in seasonal allergic rhinitis- Glenmark Pharmaceuticals

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced positive results for GSP 301, (mometasone furoate (25 mcg) and olopatadine hydrochloride (665 mcg)) administered twice-daily as...

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Guidelines

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and...

Added February 2016 ago

Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis includes chapters on the definition of mucositis, its incidence...

Added May 2015 ago

Guideline on allergen-specific immunotherapy in IgE-mediated allergic diseases

The present guideline (S2k) on allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) was established by the German, Austrian and Swiss professional associations for allergy in consensus with the scientific specialist societies and professional associations...

Added March 2017 ago

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Journal articles

Efficacy and patient satisfaction with cromolyn sodium nasal solution in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: a placebo-controlled study

Because the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis are readily recognizable, many individuals self-medicate with nonprescription agents.

Added March 2017 ago

Burden of concomitant allergic rhinitis in adults with asthma

Asthma (A) and allergic rhinitis (AR) are common conditions with evidence of shared epidemiological and patho-physiological backgrounds.

Added March 2017 ago

Comparison of fluticasone propionate aqueous nasal spray and oral montelukast for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis symptoms

Few studies have directly compared the efficacy of intranasal corticosteroids with that of leukotriene receptor antagonists for the treatment of daytime and nighttime symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (SAR).

Added March 2017 ago

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Clinical trials

Clinical Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Pediatric Drugs in Improving Nasal Congestion.

Prospective, randomized, open label, parallel , multicenter clinical study, controlled by active comparator ( 0.05 % Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride ) ....

Added March 2016 ago

Oral Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Anaesthesia in Pre-school Children

The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of oral dexmedetomidine given in preschool children undergoing tonsillectomy operations...

Added February 2016 ago

Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

Added November 2015 ago

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Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

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Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Easily missed: Occupational asthma

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