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

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Emtricitabine/Tenofovir disoproxil Zentiva recommended by EMA CHMP as generic for Truvada in HIV treatment- Zentiva

The EMA's Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing...

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Janssen Cilag files MAA at EMA for once-daily darunavir-based single tablet regimen (DRV,COBI,FTC + TAF) to treat HIV-1.

Janssen-Cilag International NV (Janssen) announced the submission of a Marketing Authorisation Application to the European Medicines Agency (EMA), seeking approval...

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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

Association between Zika virus infection and microcephaly in Brazil, January to May, 2016: preliminary report of a case-control study.

The microcephaly epidemic, which started in Brazil in 2015, was declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by WHO in 2016. 

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Single-stage treatment of chronic osteomyelitis with a new absorbable, gentamicin-loaded, calcium sulphate/hydroxyapatite biocomposite: a prospective series of 100 cases.

Chronic osteomyelitis may recur if dead space management, after excision of infected bone, is inadequate. 

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Arthrodesis for septic arthritis of the ankle: risk factors and complications.

Septic ankle joint arthrodesis is a good therapeutic option in cases of infection after trauma or orthopedic surgical procedures. Many different procedures have been described, but external fixation seems to be standard. 

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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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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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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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Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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