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EU CHMP recommends approval of Viekirax (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir) + Exviera (dasabuvir) for eight week treatment of genotype 1b patients with chronic HCV infection- Abbvie

Enanta Pharmaceuticals announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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Merck Inc., takes a $2.9 billion charge on uprifsobuvir (MK 3682) as the Hepatitis C market diminishes.

Merck Inc, is taking a $2.9 billion charge on uprifsobuvir (MK 3682) which it acquired with Idenix Pharma and which...

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EU approves change to authorisation for Repatha (evolocumab) to approve single-dose delivery option in dyslipidaemia treatment- Amgen

Amgen announced that the European Commission (EC) has adopted a decision to change the Repatha (evolocumab) marketing authorization, approving a...

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Cystic Fibrosis

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Hyperammonaemia

Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

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Diagnostic sweat testing: the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation guidelines.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) accredits cystic fibrosis (CF) centers, located in teaching and community hospitals nationwide, which provide comprehensive diagnosis and treatment for people with CF.

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AISF-SIMTI position paper: the appropriate use of albumin in patients with liver cirrhosis

The use of human albumin is common in hepatology since international scientific societies support its administration to treat or prevent severe complications of cirrhosis, such as the prevention of post-paracentesis circulatory dysfunction...

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Journal articles

Cystic fibrosis: genotypic and phenotypic variations.

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common genetic disorder in the Caucasian population. The gene was identified in 1989 on the basis of its map location on chromosome 7.

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Decade-long bacterial community dynamics in cystic fibrosis airways.

The structure and dynamics of bacterial communities in the airways of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF) remain largely unknown.

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Patterns of GI disease in adulthood associated with mutations in the CFTR gene.

There has been tremendous growth in the population of adults with cystic fibrosis (CF).

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Bad smells are good

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Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

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Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

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Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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