Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 08 September 2016

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Teva to acquire world rights (ex Asia)to fasinumab from Regeneron to treat osteoarthritis pain chronic low back pain.

Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced a global agreement to develop and commercialize fasinumab, Regeneron’s investigational NGF...

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Prostate Cancer

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

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Guidelines

Care of dying adults in the last days of life

This guideline covers the clinical care of adults (18 years and over) who are dying during the last 2 to...

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European Stroke Organisation (ESO) guidelines for the management of temperature in patients with acute ischemic stroke

Hyperthermia is a frequent complication in up to 50% of patients with acute ischemic stroke, and it was shown to...

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Management of osteoporosis and the prevention of fragility fractures

This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the management of osteoporosis and prevention of fractures....

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Journal articles

10-Year Outcomes after Monitoring, Surgery, or Radiotherapy for Localized Prostate Cancer.

The comparative effectiveness of treatments for prostate cancer that is detected by prostate-specific antigen (PSA) testing remains uncertain.

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Adjustment disorder and risk of Parkinson's disease.

It has been postulated that stress is part of the etiological process of Parkinson's disease (PD).

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Five-Year Outcomes with Anti–Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Treatment of Neovascular Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Purpose: To describe outcomes 5 years after initiating treatment with bevacizumab or ranibizumab for neovascular age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Design:...

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Clinical trials

Prove of Concept Study, to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of IBEROGAST in the Treatment of Bowel Troubles in Patients With Parkinson's Disease (PHYTOPARK)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of STW5 Iberogast, over a 28-day period, for the...

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Comparing Regional Anaesthesia to Systemic Analgesia to Decrease Post-Operative Delirium in Acute Hip Fracture Surgery (RASAPOD)

Post-operative delirium is common after hip fracture surgery and is associated with increased length of hospital stay, delayed recovery and...

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Quizartinib With Standard of Care Chemotherapy and as Maintenance Therapy in Patients With Newly Diagnosed FLT3-ITD (+) AML (QuANTUM-First)

This is a phase 3, randomized, double-blind, placebo-control global study. The purpose of this study is to compare the effect...

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Blog Posts

Bob Bury

Legalised killing – leave doctors out of it.

Posted 2 years ago

Would you trust a doctor to decide if you are an appropriate subject for assisted dying? I wouldn't, neither should you, and my colleagues who are not fortunate enough to be retired will be crazy if they allow themselves to be dragged into the process. Proponents of legislative change should man up and face the implications of their proposals, without hiding behind the medical profession.

Vincent de Luise

The End of Sight at the End of Life

Posted 1 year ago

I presented this talk, "The End of Sight at the End of Life," on  4/4/2013 at a Harvard University  "Think Tank" on Health and Aging. The two-day conference, held at the Charles Hotel in Cambridge, Massachusetts, brought together prominent scholars from the Harvard School of Public Health as well as global experts in economics, health care policy and longevity, for a fascinating and thought-provoking colloquium on the demographics and consequences of aging in all societies.

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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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