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FDA approves Dupixent to treat chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis

The FDA has approved Dupixent (dupilumab) for use with other medicines to treat chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyposis (CRSwNP) in...

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FDA gives full approval for Keytruda in head and neck squamous cell carcinoma

Merck Inc announced that the FDA has approved Keytruda (pembrolizumab), Merck’s anti-PD-1 therapy, as monotherapy in patients whose tumors express...

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Two phase III trials of Xolair meet primary endpoints in chronic rhinosinusitis.

Novartis announced positive topline data from two phase III, multicenter studies evaluating Xolair (omalizumab) for the treatment of adults with...

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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).

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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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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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...

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Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance.

Added 1 year ago

BSACI guidelines for the management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

This is an updated guideline for the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, first published in 2007.

Added 11 years ago

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Journal articles

Efficacy of adaptive servoventilation in treatment of complex and central sleep apnea syndromes.

Background: Complex sleep apnea syndrome (CompSAS) is recognized by the concurrence of mixed or obstructive events with central apneas, the latter predominating on exposure to continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP).

Added 14 days ago

Maxillomandibular Advancement for Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Meta-analysis.

Importance: Maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) is an invasive yet effective surgical option for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) that achieves enlargement of the upper airway by physically expanding the facial skeletal framework.

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Advanced Concepts in the Pathophysiology of Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

The primary pathological event in the disorder obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is the partial or complete closure of the pharyngeal airway during sleep in an individual with a widely patent airway during wakefulness.

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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 4 years 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 4 years 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 4 years 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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