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Data from Phase III HAVEN I study of subcutaneous emicizumab prophylaxis (preventative) treatment in adults and adolescents with hemophilia A with inhibitors is published in NEJM.- Genentech

Genentech announced that data from HAVEN 1, a Phase III study evaluating once-weekly subcutaneous emicizumab prophylaxis (preventative) in adults and...

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Positive results from HAVEN 1 and HAVEN 2 studies for once-weekly subcutaneous emicizumab prophylaxis treatment of hemophilia A.-Genentech/Roche

Genentech,has announced positive data from the primary analysis of the Phase III HAVEN 1 study in adults and adolescents and...

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New blood test detects stroke and heart attack risk in lupus patients with no cardiovascular symptoms

Introducing biomarker into clinical practice could enable more effective prevention of cardiovascular disease

 

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and the upcoming live broadcast. A video presentation will be available from EAACI 2017 entitled 'Personalising Clinical Management in Severe Asthma'. The Inhalation Technology page will feature video presentations from the live broadcast soon. 

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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Guidelines

Blood grouping and antibody testing in pregnancy

The purpose of the guideline is to make evidence based recommendations for the application of blood grouping and red cell...

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Coeliac disease: recognition, assessment and management

This guideline covers the recognition, assessment and management of coeliac disease in children, young people and adults. It updates and...

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Diagnosing prostate cancer: PROGENSA PCA3 assay and Prostate Health Index

NICE has not recommended the PROGENSA PCA3 assay and the Prostate Health Index for use in people having investigations for...

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Journal articles

Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Molecular diagnosis of prostate cancer: PCA3 and TMPRSS2:ERG gene fusion.

Widespread prostate specific antigen screening together with the increase in the number of biopsy cores has led to increased prostate cancer incidence.

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Fluid management in sepsis: The potential beneficial effects of albumin

Fluid administration is a key intervention in hemodynamic resuscitation. Timely expansion (or restoration) of plasma volume may prevent tissue hypoxia and help to preserve organ function.

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Clinical trials

Transperineal, MRI-guided, Prostate Biopsy

Primary purpose: Complications and rehospitalizations after transperineal prostate biopsy MRI-guided are reduced than transrectal prostate biopsies. Secondary purposes: - Patients...

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Dose Optimization Study of Idelalisib in Follicular Lymphoma

This study will optimize the safety and efficacy of chronic administration of idelalisib in participants with follicular lymphoma (FL) and evaluate the overall safety profile of idelalisib...

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Rapid Medical Donation Programme for Breast Cancer (LEGACY)

Treatment of breast cancer has traditionally been based on the primary tumour's features in the breast. Only recently, when cancer...

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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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