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NICE issues positive guidance on use of MRI-guided focused ultrasound thalamotomy for treatment-resistant essential tremor.- Insightec.

Insightec announced that The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) issued a positive NICE guidance for unilateral MRI-guided...

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FDA approves expanded label for Cinryze to treat children with hereditary angioedema .- Shire plc.

Shire plc announced that the FDA has approved a label expansion for Cinryze (C1 esterase inhibitor [human]), making it available...

 

Learning Zones

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Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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ALP Lab Assessment

ALP Lab Assessment

Discover and overview of hypophosphatasia and details required to facilitate the timely and accurate detection of low alkaline phosphatase.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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S3 Guideline for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris, update – Short version part 2 – Special patient populations and treatment situations

The German guideline for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris was updated using GRADE methodology. The guideline is based on a systematic literature review completed on December 1, 2016, and on a formal consensus and approval process.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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Journal articles

Dietary Recommendations for Adults With Psoriasis or Psoriatic Arthritis From the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation: A Systematic Review.

Objective: To make evidence-based dietary recommendations for adults with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis from the Medical Board of the National Psoriasis Foundation.

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Burosumab: First Global Approval.

This article summarizes the milestones in the development of burosumab leading to its first global approval in the EU for XLH in paediatric patients.

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Burosumab Therapy in Children with X-Linked Hypophosphatemia.

Background: X-linked hypophosphatemia is characterized by increased secretion of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF-23), which leads to hypophosphatemia and consequently rickets, osteomalacia, and skeletal deformities.

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Clinical trials

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetic Study of Prophylactic Emicizumab Versus No Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A Participants (HAVEN 5)

This randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of emicizumab in participants with hemophilia A regardless of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor status.

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A Study Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) of FF/UMEC/VI With the FDC of FF/VI and UMEC/VI; Administered Once-daily Via a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The study evaluates the efficacy of fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) to reduce the annual rate of moderate and severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy...

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A Three-part Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Secukinumab Treatment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Subtypes of Psoriatic and Enthesitis-related Arthritis

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven randomized withdrawal study to investigate the efficacy and safety of secukinumab treatment in the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)...

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Blog Posts

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

Posted 16 days ago

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.

Alex Keen

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

Posted 2 months ago

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

Laura Quittenden

How to avoid a vitamin D deficiency

Posted 6 months ago

With darkness descending before many people will have left the office each day meaning less exposure to sunlight, it’s important to remind your patients that they should consider making sure their diet contains enough Vitamin D.

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

Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care
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Managing Symptomatic Asthma

Managing Symptomatic Asthma
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