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CHMP recommends Baqsimi, the first treatment for severe hypoglycaemia administered without an injection to patients with diabetes aged four years and older.- Eli Lilly

EMA’s human medicines committee (CHMP) has recommended granting a marketing authorisation in the European Union for Baqsimi (glucagon), from Eli...

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CHMP does not recommend approval of quizartinib for use in acute myeloid leukemia.- Daiichi Sankyo

Daiichi Sankyo announced the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted...

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Evenity receives positive CHMP opinion for treatment of severe osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk of fracture. Amgen + UCB

Amgen and UCB announced that following a re-examination procedure, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the...

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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)

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Transplantation

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Guidelines

ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children.

These guidelines incorporate the recent advances in chronic cough pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. The concept of cough hypersensitivity has allowed an umbrella term that explains the exquisite sensitivity of patients to external stimuli

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Joint American Academy of Dermatology–National Psoriasis Foundation guidelines of care for the management and treatment of psoriasis with phototherapy

In this section of the guidelines of care for psoriasis, we will focus the discussion on ultraviolet (UV) light–based therapies, which include narrowband and broadband UVB, UVA in conjunction with photosensitizing agents...

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2019 AHA/ACC/HRS Focused Update of the 2014 AHA/ACC/HRS Guideline for the Management of Patients With Atrial Fibrillation: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Clinical Practice Guidelines and the Heart R

The scope of this focused update of the 2014 AF Guideline includes revisions to the section on anticoagulation (because of the approval of new medications and thromboembolism protection devices), revisions to the section...

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Journal articles

The role of endothelial cells in cystic fibrosis.

CFTR has mainly been studied in epithelial cells although it is also functional and expressed in other cell types including endothelial cells. The present review summarizes current knowledge on the role of the endothelium in CF.

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Physical activity and associations with clinical outcome measures in adults with cystic fibrosis; a systematic review.

Background: Physical activity (PA) is important in the management of Cystic Fibrosis (CF) and is associated with a number of beneficial effects. PA assessment is not commonplace or consistent in clinical practice...

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A drug safety review of treating eosinophilic asthma with monoclonal antibodies.

Areas covered: All four of the currently approved monoclonal antibodies (biologics) used in the treatment of severe asthma are discussed with reference to the known safety data garnered from clinical trials and real world evidence.

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Clinical trials

Study to Evaluate Oral BIIB061 Added to Interferon-beta1 (IFN-β1) in Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RMS)

The primary objectives of the study are to evaluate the safety of BIIB061 versus placebo in participants with Relapsing Multiple Sclerosis (RMS), and to evaluate the efficacy of BIIB061 to improve disability outcome versus placebo...

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A Study of Ocrelizumab in Children and Adolescents With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

This 2-year study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), and pharmacodynamic (PD) effects of ocrelizumab in children and adolescents ages >/= 10 to < 18 years with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

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A Phase 2 Study of CX-8998 in Adults With Tremor Associated With Parkinson's Disease

This is a Phase 2, multicenter, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group study consisting of a screening period of up to 4 weeks, a 4 week randomized double-blind, dose-titration treatment period, followed by a 1 week safety...

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Alex Keen

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

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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.

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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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