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EU CHMP recommends approval of Viekirax (ombitasvir/paritaprevir/ritonavir) + Exviera (dasabuvir) for eight week treatment of genotype 1b patients with chronic HCV infection- Abbvie

Enanta Pharmaceuticals announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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EU CHMP recommends approval of Natpar (rhPTH[1-84]) in chronic hypoparathyroidism- Shire

Shire has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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Merck Inc., takes a $2.9 billion charge on uprifsobuvir (MK 3682) as the Hepatitis C market diminishes.

Merck Inc, is taking a $2.9 billion charge on uprifsobuvir (MK 3682) which it acquired with Idenix Pharma and which...

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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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Hypogonadism

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How can you balance the harmful effects of treatment with control of prostate cancer growth in otherwise healthy patients?

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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

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

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Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) guidelines: 2010 revision.

Allergic rhinitis represents a global health problem affecting 10% to 20% of the population.

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Adalimumab for the treatment of adults with psoriasis

The severity of a person's psoriasis before and during treatment should be assessed by considering the redness, thickness and scaliness of the plaques, the area of the body involved, and how the condition...

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Journal articles

Repeated or intermittent levosimendan treatment in advanced heart failure: an updated meta-analysis

Advanced heart failure is a malignant disease characterized by a debilitating late course, with increasingly frequent hospitalisations and high rate of mortality.

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The effects of levosimendan and OR-1896 on isolated hearts, myocyte-sized preparations and phosphodiesterase enzymes of the guinea pig

The concentration dependences of the Ca2+-sensitizing and the phosphodiesterase-inhibitory effects of levosimendan...

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Levosimendan, a novel Ca2+ sensitizer, activates the glibenclamide-sensitive K+ channel in rat arterial myocytes

The electrophysiological effect of levosimendan, a novel Ca(2+)-sensitizing positive inotropic agent and vasodilator, was examined on rat mesenteric arterial myocytes using the patch clamp technique.

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Fiona Holland

What to say and do when someone has cancer

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Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

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Bad smells are good

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One title is enough

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Case Consults: Changing Paradigms in the Age of Biologics

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