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MitraClip system shows benefits in study of transcatheter mitral valve repair- Abbott

Abbott announced favorable one-year outcomes from the largest study of real-world experience for the MitraClip system in transcatheter mitral valve...

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MorphoSys AG announces Roche plans to initiate a Phase III programme with gantenerumab in patients with prodromal to mild Alzheimer's disease.

MorphoSys AG announced that its partner Roche plans to initiate a new pivotal phase III program for gantenerumab in patients...

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FDA approves Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) nasal spray to treat nocturnal polyuria.-Serenity Pharmaceuticals

The FDA has approved Noctiva (desmopressin acetate) nasal spray from Serenity Pharmaceuticals for adults who awaken at least two times...

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American Association Of Clinical Endocrinologists And American College Of Endocrinology Comprehensive Clinical Practice Guidelines For Medical Care Of Patients With Obesity

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

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Multiple Myeloma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

The ESMO Clinical Practice Guideline in multiple myeloma, which accounts for approximately 10% of all haematological malignancies, covers recommendations for diagnosis; staging and risk assessment...

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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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Opicapone for the treatment of Parkinson's disease.

Introduction: Parkinson's disease (PD) is a progressive neurodegenerative disease. The currently available treatment options only have a symptomatic effect. With disease progression almost all antiparkinsonian ...

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Late onset hypogonadism of men is not equivalent to menopause.

Some men between the ages 45 and 60 years develop complaints and symptoms reminiscent of menopausal complaints in women.

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Hypogonadal symptoms are associated with different serum testosterone thresholds in middle-aged and elderly men.

To determine the association between hypogonadal symptoms and total serum testosterone levels in middle-aged and elderly men (aged > 40 years), and to identify whether there exists a clear-cut discriminatory threshold of total testosterone...

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Testosterone Replacement in Older Men and Atherosclerosis Progression

As men grow older, their testosterone levels decrease with age.

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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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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

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