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EU approves new subcutaneous form of lupus treatment

The European Commission has approved a new subcutaneous formulation of Benlysta (belimumab), from GSK, as an add-on therapy in adult...

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FDA approves Prevymis for prophylaxis of cytomegalovirus infection

Merck & Co., Inc. has announced that the FDA has approved Prevymis (letermovir).

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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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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Tuberculosis

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

Final efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety analyses of a nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in women aged 16-26 years: a randomised, double-blind trial.

Background: Primary analyses of a study in young women aged 16-26 years showed efficacy of the nine-valent human papillomavirus (9vHPV; HPV 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) vaccine against infections...

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Impact of super obesity on perioperative outcomes after hepatectomy: The weight of the risk.

Background: We evaluated perioperative outcomes in super obese patients (body mass index >50 kg/m2) undergoing liver resection using the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program.

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Articulating antibiotic impregnated spacers in prosthetic joint infections: Where do we stand?

Peri-prosthetic joint infection remains one of the most difficult and challenging complications following hip and knee arthroplasty for both patients and surgeons. Two-stage revision arthroplasty for infection remains the most popular...

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Clinical trials

A Dose Ranging Safety and Immunogenicity Study of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' GSK1557484A Vaccine in Children 6 to Less Than 36 Months of Age

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and immunogenicity of different formulations of GSK Biologicals' influenza candidate...

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Clinical and Virological Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon Alpha in the Treatment of Rhinovirus Infection in Patients With Primary Hypogammaglobulinemia: Randomized Controlled Trial (Hypogamma Int1)

The study will investigate the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous interferon alpha -2a to eradicate rhinovirus in patients with primary...

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Norovirus GI.1/GII.4 Bivalent Virus-Like Particle Vaccine in an Elderly Population

The purpose of this study is to further develop a formulation and dose regimen of the norovirus GI.1/GII.4 bivalent virus-like...

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

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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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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.

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