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Successful Phase III trial for IDP 118 (halobetasol propionate and tazarotene) to treat plaque psoriasis.-Valeant Pharma Intl.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. announced positive results from a Phase III, multicenter double-blind, randomized, vehicle-controlled clinical study to assess the...

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EU approves Venclyxto (venetoclax) for chronic lymphocytic leukaemia- AbbVie

AbbVie announced the European Commission (EC) has granted conditional marketing authorization for Venclyxto (venetoclax) monotherapy for the treatment of chronic...

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Phase III trial of Cimzia (certolizumab pegol) shows improvement in chronic plaque psoriasis- UCB/Dermira

UCB and Dermira announced topline results from CIMPASI-1, a Phase III, multi-center, placebo-controlled clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety...

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Guidelines

American Association Of Clinical Endocrinologists And American College Of Endocrinology Comprehensive Clinical Practice Guidelines For Medical Care Of Patients With Obesity

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

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2016 European Guidelines on cardiovascular disease prevention in clinical practice

The present guidelines represent an evidence-based consensus of the 6th European Joint Task Force  involving 10 professional societies.This document has...

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2016 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic heart failure

The aim of this document is to provide practical, evidence-based guidelines for the diagnosis and treatment of HF. The principal...

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Journal articles

Advanced heart failure: an appraisal of the potential of levosimendan in this end-stage scenario and some related ethical considerations

The later stages of heart failure are characterized by a steady decline in quality of life.

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Levosimendan and body protection updates

Levosimendan, a pyridazinone-dinitrile derivative, is a widely known drug and has an known role in the context of severe low output syndrome (LCOS)...

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Recent Perioperative Pharmacological Prevention of Acute Kidney Injury after Cardiac Surgery: A Narrative Review

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common and severe complication of cardiac surgery, and related rates of both hospitalization and long-term...

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Clinical trials

Is Levosimendan Superior to Milrinone Regarding Acute Kidney Injury After Cardiac Surgery for Congenital Heart Disease? (MiLe-1)

The aim of the study is to assess the ability of Levosimendan to reduce the postoperative acute kidney...

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Renal Effects of Levosimendan in Patients Admitted With Acute Decompensated Heart Failure

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of levosimendan infusion, in addition to...

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Levosimendan Compassionate Use in Pediatric Patients With Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure

Open label study of levosimendan; planned comparison for effectiveness and safety to historic matched case controls from...

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Blog Posts

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Liam Farrell

One title is enough

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Titles are scarce in this Republican heartland...

Joyce Lee

Healthcare Provider: Think Like a Designer!

Posted 1 year ago

Joyce Lee puts forward the case for healthcare providers using goal-directed design. Should we treat patients in order to facilitate their personal treatment goals rather than aiming to simply reduce their symptoms? Do statistical and scientific methodologies neglect the psychosocial emotional management of patients?

CME

Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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