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Phase III RENEW Trial of ADX 102 meets primary objective in dry eye syndrome.- Aldeyra Therapeutics

Aldeyra Therapeutics announced positive top-line results from Part 1 of the adaptive Phase III RENEW Trial of topical ocular ADX...

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Phase III study of Brabafen in Dravet Syndrome published in JAMA Neurology.- Zogenix

Using Brabafen (fenfluramine) from Zogenix in an antiseizure medication regimen that includes the anticonvulsant stiripentol significantly reduces seizures in Dravet...

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PHREEDOM phase III study of Ibsrela meets primary endpoint in hyperphosphatemia in patients with chronic kidney disease.- Ardelyx

Ardelyx reported positive topline results from PHREEDOM, a long-term Phase III study evaluating the efficacy and safety of Ibsrela (tenapanor)...

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive fibrotic interstitial lung disease that occurs mostly in older adults, is limited to the lungs and often displays a characteristic imaging and histological appearance. Find out how to diagnose IPF and the latest interventions available for patients living with this burden.

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

Cannabis-based medicinal products

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

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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. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children...

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Multiple sclerosis in adults: management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management...

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Journal articles

Comparison of disease progression subgroups in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.

Background: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a progressive interstitial pneumonia with an unpredictable course. The aims of this study were to retrospectively re-evaluate a cohort of patients with IPF according to the 2011...

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Gender differences at presentation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in Sweden.

Background: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a disease with poor prognosis mainly affecting males. Differences in clinical presentation between genders may be important both for the diagnostic work-up and for follow-up.

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Viral Infection Increases the Risk of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: This meta-analysis aims to present a collective view on the relationship between viral infection and IPF.

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Clinical trials

Study to Assess Intracerebroventricular (ICV) Delivery of CT-010 in Subjects With Focal Seizures, With Temporal Lobe Onset With or Without Secondary Generalization

This is a Phase 2 double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the safety and efficacy of ICV delivery of CT-010 via an implantable pump and a cranial port and dual lumen catheter (CIC) in subjects with focal seizures...

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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of DBPR108 100 mg in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of 100 mg DRBP108 tablets in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. A total of 750 subjects will be randomly allocated to three groups: DRBP108, active comparator and placebo comparator...

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Inhaled NAC in Treatment of IPF

This study plans to learn more about the safety and tolerability of inhaled N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) in patients with pulmonary fibrosis. The study will also create a bank of data, blood, and sputum from IPF patients for future research.

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

EPAD – Changing the way we think about Alzheimer’s prevention

Posted 1 year ago

We spoke to Professor Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh, the poject co-coordinator for EPAD, a collaborative venture that is facilitating meaningful progress in preventative Alzheimer’s therapies. Find out more about the project, its methods, expectations and goals.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

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For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

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When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

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