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FDA approves Supplemental New Drug Application for Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium bromide) in asthma in people age 6 and older- Boehringer

Boehringer announced that the FDA approved Spiriva Respimat (tiotropium bromide) for the long-term, once-daily maintenance treatment of asthma in people...

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FDA approves Siliq (brodalumab) to treat moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis.-Valeant Pharma Intl.

The FDA has approved Siliq (brodalumab) to treat adults with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis. Siliq is administered as an injection. Siliq...

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European Patent Office invalidates Sprycel (dasatinib) composition of matter patent.- BMS

BMS announced that the European Patent Office (EPO) upheld a decision with regard to European Patent No. 1169038 (the '038...

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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 treating moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa

Evidence-based recommendations on adalimumab (Humira) for treating active moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa in adults whose disease has not responded to conventional systemic therapy.

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Guidelines of care for the management of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis

Overview of psoriasis and guidelines of care for the treatment of psoriasis with biologics.

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Cholinergic deficiency hypothesis in delirium: a synthesis of current evidence

Deficits in cholinergic function have been postulated to cause delirium and cognitive decline.

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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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Allergic rhinitis and its impact on asthma (ARIA) 2008.

Allergic rhinitis is a symptomatic disorder of the nose induced after allergen exposure by an immunoglobulin E (IgE)-mediated inflammation of the membranes lining the nose.

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Antia Veiga Feijoo

Clinical Features and Treatment Of Acute Asthma Exacerbations

Posted 1 year ago

This post discusses clinical assessment and treatment of patients with acute asthma exacerbations.

Edzard Ernst

But he knows nothing about homeopathy!

Posted 1 year ago

Whenever I criticise their methods, homeopaths claim that my arguments are invalid because I know next to nothing about the subject. Is this because they feel threatened by my arguments? Or could it be that the allegation is incorrect?

You can judge for yourself - here is a (slightly shortened and revised) excerpt from my recent memoire ‘A SCIENTIST IN WONDERLAND’ which recounts my exposure to and experience in homeopathy.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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