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EU approves Dupixent for chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis.- Sanofi

The European Commission approved a new indication for Dupixent (dupilumab), from Sanofi, in chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP). Dupixent...

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CHMP recommends approval of Keytruda in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma.- Merck Inc.

Merck announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency has adopted a...

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NEW: Moderate to Severe Asthma Learning Zone launches on epgonline.org

Top-up your knowledge or get fully up to date on asthma and its treatment landscape.

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Learning Zones

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.

Sleep Apnea

Sleep Apnea

Sleep apnea is a chronic condition characterised by recurrent interruptions in breathing throughout the sleep cycle. Learn about the two main types of sleep apnea and hear from experts as they present the latest research at the Sleep and Breathing conference (Marseille, 2019).

Nephropathic Cystinosis

Nephropathic Cystinosis

Learn about the use of cystine-depleting pharmacotherapy and other supportive care measures for patients with nephropathic cystinosis.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

Treatment of Adult Obstructive Sleep Apnea with Positive Airway Pressure: An American Academy of Sleep Medicine Clinical Practice Guideline.

Introduction: This guideline establishes clinical practice recommendations for positive airway pressure (PAP) treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) in adults and is intended for use in conjunction with other American Academy...

Added 4 months ago

Hearing loss in adults: assessment and management

This guideline covers some aspects of assessing and managing hearing loss in primary, community and secondary care. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with hearing loss by advising healthcare staff on assessing hearing difficulties...

Added 3 months ago

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 people aged 16 and over. These are cancers of the airways of the head and neck, including the mouth, throat, larynx (voicebox) and sinuses.

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Recent developments and highlights in allergic rhinitis.

This review presents an overview of recently published papers highlighting the risk factors, mechanisms, and treatment of AR.

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Serum IL-1β can be a biomarker in children with severe persistent allergic rhinitis.

Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the most common diseases globally and usually persists throughout life. In the present study, we aimed to determine whether the expression of inflammatory biomarkers has a relationship...

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Effects of Serum Vitamin D and Efficacy of Subcutaneous Immunotherapy in Adult Patients With Allergic Rhinitis.

Immunotherapy is the standard of treatment for long-life relief of symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Vitamin D may affect the outcomes of treatment. This study evaluated the clinical efficacy of subcutaneous allergen immunotherapy in...

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Clinical trials

Tolerability and Potential Efficacy of LTh(αΚ) in Subjects With Allergic Rhinitis

A single center, double-blind, randomized, dose-escalation study to assess the safety, tolerability and efficacy of 3 doses of AD17002 in comparison to placebo. Subjects will be randomized at 3:1 ratios in each of 3 cohorts to receive AD17002...

Added 2 months ago

Demonstration of Equivalent Effectiveness of a Novel Anti-allergic Nasal Spray and a Marketed Nasal Product as Well as Demonstration of Fast Symptom Reduction in Allergic Patients

Intranasal corticosteroids are accepted as safe and effective first-line therapy for allergic rhinitis, especially in treatment of persistent symptoms.

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Effects of Broccoli Sprout Extract on Allergy Rhinitis

In this study, patients with allergic rhinitis to grass will be given broccoli sprout extract that contains an antioxidant sulforaphane do see if there is beneficial effect in these patients.

Added 4 months ago

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Blog Posts

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Hugh Harvey

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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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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