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Ortho Dermatologies re-files Duobrii at FDA as a proposed treatment for psoriasis.

Ortho Dermatologics has resubmitted an application to market its plaque psoriasis lotion Duobrii in the US. The move follows receipt...

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Phase III ATLAS study success for two-drug regimen ,namely cabotegravir and rilpivirine, for the treatment of HIV compared with continuing a three-drug oral regimen. ViiV HealthCare + Janssen Therapeutics.

ViiV Healthcare announced positive headline results from its global, phase III ATLAS study of a long-acting, injectable two-drug regimen (2DR)...

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NICE requests Biogen to submit Spinraza for single technology appraisal as a treatment for spinal muscular atrophy.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has formally invited Biogen to submit Spinraza (nusinersen) for Single Technology...

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

View highlights from recent congresses presented in new expert videos with leading physicians.

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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)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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2018 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of Behçet’s syndrome

These updated, evidence-based recommendations are intended to help physicians caring for patients with BS.

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Journal articles

Safety of 4-factor prothrombin complex concentrate (4F-PCC) for emergent reversal of factor Xa inhibitors.

Although factor Xa inhibitors have become a popular choice for chronic oral anticoagulation, effective drug reversal remains difficult due to a lack of specific antidote.

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Efficacy of High-Dose Liraglutide as an Adjunct for Weight Loss in Patients with Prior Bariatric Surgery.

We sought to determine the efficacy of high-dose liraglutide (3.0 mg once daily) in patients with prior bariatric surgery.

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Brivaracetam in the Treatment of Patients with Epilepsy-First Clinical Experiences.

Objectives: To assess first clinical experiences with brivaracetam (BRV) in the treatment of epilepsies.

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Clinical trials

A Research Study to Show the Effect of Aprocitentan in the Treatment of Difficult to Control (Resistant) High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) and Find Out More About Its Safety (PRECISION)

The purpose of the study is to show the blood pressure lowering effect of aprocitentan, a new drug, when added to other anti-hypertensive drugs of patients with difficult to control (resistant) high blood pressure (hypertension)...

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Cabozantinib Versus Sunitinib for Metastatic Variant Histology Renal Cell Carcinoma

The goal of this clinical research study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of cabozantinib and sunitinib when given to patients with metastatic (has spread) variant histology renal cell carcinoma (vhRCC), a type of kidney cancer.

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A Study of Atezolizumab in Combination With Bevacizumab Compared With Sorafenib in Patients With Untreated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma [IMbrave150]

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab in combination with bevacizumab compared with sorafenib in participants with locally advanced or metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)...

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Alex Keen

ILC 2018 – Targetable pathways in liver disease: from identification to clinical application

Posted 4 months ago

A number of studies from the speakers at this year's ILC Basic Science Seminar are discussed here, focusing on targetable pathways in liver disease, covering pathway identification, potential drug targets and their clinical application.

Alex Keen

ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

Posted 5 months ago

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 8 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.  

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Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
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Personalisation of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) care

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