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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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Vidas Brahms PCT Assay receives 510(k) clearance from FDA as diagnostic for respiratory tract infections, such as community-acquired pneumonia- BioMérieux

The FDA cleared the expanded use of the Vidas Brahms PCT Assay, from BioMérieux, to help health care providers determine...

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EU gives CE mark approval for Percepta Quad CRT-P for atrial fibrillation- Medtronic

Medtronic has announced that it has received CE Mark approval for a suite of quadripolar cardiac resynchronization therapy pacemakers (CRT-Ps)...

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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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Hyperammonaemia can result in serious neurological damage or death. Could you recognise the signs and symptoms?

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Type 2 Diabetes

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Guidelines on Urological Infections

Due to the increasing threat of resistant pathogens worldwide, it has become imperative to limit the use of antibiotics, and...

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2015 UK national guideline for the management of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

This guideline offers recommendations on the diagnostic tests, treatment regimens and health promotion principles needed for the effective management of...

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This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims...

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Journal articles

Vitamin D supplementation to prevent acute respiratory tract infections: systematic review and meta-analysis of individual participant data

Objectives To assess the overall effect of vitamin D supplementation on risk of acute respiratory tract infection, and to identify factors modifying this effect.

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Decade-long bacterial community dynamics in cystic fibrosis airways.

The structure and dynamics of bacterial communities in the airways of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF) remain largely unknown.

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Patterns of GI disease in adulthood associated with mutations in the CFTR gene.

There has been tremendous growth in the population of adults with cystic fibrosis (CF).

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Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

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What is Tropical Medicine?

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At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

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Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.


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