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Phase III trial of MST 188 (vepoloxamer) fails to meet endpoint in sickle cell disease- Mast Therapeutics

Mast Therapeutics has reported top-line results from EPIC, a Phase III clinical study of its investigational new drug MST 188...

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FDA approves Invokamet XR (canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release) for type 2 diabetes - Janssen Pharma

Janssen Pharmaceuticals announced the FDA has approved Invokamet XR—a once-daily, fixed-dose combination therapy of canagliflozin and metformin hydrochloride extended-release (XR)—for...

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Three year data on Valiant Captivia Thoracic Stent Graft System shows safety and efficacy in Type B aortic dissection- Medtronic

Medtronic announced new data, demonstrating safety and efficacy at three years in acute complicated Type B aortic dissection patients treated...

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Guidelines

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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Evidence-based guidelines for treating bipolar disorder: Revised third edition recommendations from the British Association for Psychopharmacology

The guidelines cover the diagnosis of bipolar disorder, clinical management, and strategies for the use of medicines in short-term treatment...

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Journal articles

Pregnancy outcomes in severe polyhydramnios: no increase in risk in patients needing amnioreduction for maternal pain or respiratory distress.

Polyhydramnios is a common complication of fetal malformations and has been described to have high risk of pregnancy complications such as prematurity and placental abruption.

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Idiopathic polyhydramnios at term and pregnancy outcomes: a multicenter observational study.

To assess pregnancy outcomes in pregnancies with idiopathic polyhydramnios at term.

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Do colorectal cancer patients diagnosed as an emergency differ from non-emergency patients in their consultation patterns and symptoms? A longitudinal data-linkage study in England.

More than 20% of colorectal cancers are diagnosed following an emergency presentation. We aimed to examine pre-diagnostic primary-care consultations and related symptoms ...

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Clinical trials

Minocycline and Celecoxib as Adjunctive Treatments of Bipolar Depression

Bipolar disorder is a leading cause of disability worldwide. A high proportion of patients with bipolar disorder experience persistent depressive...

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Altitude Sickness Prevention and Efficacy of Comparative Treatments (ASPECT)

This study is designed to be the first to examine the novel drug budesonide for prevention of acute mountain sickness...

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The Effects of Methylphenidate on Energy Intake and Energy Expenditure (MPH)

The Problem: Obesity is one of the leading causes of chronic disease and death. The efficacy of diet and exercise...

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Blog Posts

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!

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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?

Monica Caliber

Hypogonadism – why important to diagnose and treat?

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Most clinicians and patients think that the purpose of treating hypogonadism is to merely relieve symptoms. However, this only scratches the surface... 

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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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