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Five-year study of NX 1207 shows cut in surgery or radiotherapy for prostate cancer patients.

Nymox Pharmaceutical reported top-line 5-year results from Nymox's U.S. Study NX03-0040 of NX 1207 (fexapotide triflutate) in prostate cancer. 

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EC approves Adcetris for CD30-positive cutaneous T-cell lymphoma.

The European Commission (EC) extended the current conditional marketing authorization of Adcetris (brentuximab vedotin).

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Investigational DNA vaccine in unsuccessful trial

Phase III HELIOS trial of ASP 0113 fails to meet endpoints in cytomegalovirus.

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Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Discover the latest guidance on assessment and management of pain, agitation and delirium for patients requiring sedation.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Rectal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Evidence shows that rectal cancer is distinct from colon cancer, with different aetiologies and risk factors possibly reflecting different environmental exposures.

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Cervical cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Cervical cancer is the second most commonly diagnosed cancer and the third leading cause of cancer death among females in less developed countries. These updated guidelines focus on the management...

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Newly diagnosed and relapsed mantle cell lymphoma: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Mantle cell lymphoma is a relatively uncommon subtype of lymphoid malignancy and is more often found in males than in females. These updated ESMO guidelines provide treatment recommendations...

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Journal articles

Primary care management of opioid use disorders: Abstinence, methadone, or buprenorphine-naloxone?

Objective: To advise physicians on which treatment options to recommend for specific patient populations: abstinence-based treatment, buprenorphine-naloxone maintenance, or methadone maintenance.

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Safety of a Rapidly Dissolving Buprenorphine/Naloxone Sublingual Tablet (BNX-RDT) for Treatment of Opioid Dependence: A Multicenter, Open-label Extension Study.

Objective: To assess the safety of rapidly dissolving buprenorphine/naloxone sublingual tablets (BNX-RDT) in opioid-dependent patients.

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Ocrelizumab and Other CD20+ B-Cell-Depleting Therapies in Multiple Sclerosis.

Selective depletion of CD20+ B cells by anti-CD20 monoclonal antibodies as monotherapy in multiple sclerosis (MS) profoundly suppresses acute inflammatory disease activity and signifies an important advance in the treatment...

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Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure (MANAGE-HF)

The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

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A Study of Atezolizumab Compared With Docetaxel in Participants With Locally Advanced or Metastatic Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Failed Platinum-Containing Therapy (OAK)

This global, multicenter, open-label, randomized, controlled study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab (an anti-programmed death−ligand 1 [anti-PD-L1] antibody) compared with docetaxel...

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Comparison of Propofol and Dexmedetomidine to Treat Hyperactive and Mixed ICU Delirium - the Basel ProDex Randomized Trial

In this randomized study, the investigators aim to test the hypothesis that the reinstitution of a normal circadian rhythm by continuous infusions of dexmedetomidine compared to propofol between 8pm and 6am...

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Blog Posts

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 2 months ago

This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

Professor Gerhard Pƶlzl

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure: new data, new studies, new opinions, new trends.

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Professor Gerhard Pölzl focuses on the therapeutic options for acute and advanced heart failure.

Fiona Holland

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Posted 11 months ago

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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