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FDA approves Wilate for haemophilia A.- Octapharma

Octapharma USA announced the FDA has approved Wilate for treatment of adults and adolescents with hemophilia A for routine prophylaxis...

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Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has entered into an expanded agreement with Sanofi to exercise early opt-in for the development and commercialisation of BIVV 001 for the treatment of hemophilia A.

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) has entered into an expanded agreement with Sanofi to exercise early opt-in for the...

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NHS England will reimburse Hemlibra for prevention of bleeding episodes in hemophilia A patients who have factor VIII inhibitors

NHS England has approved the reimbursement of Hemlibra (emicizumab) from Roche for the prevention of bleeding episodes in adults and...

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Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

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The British Society of Gastroenterology/UKPBC primary biliary cholangitis treatment and management guidelines

Primary biliary cholangitis (formerly known as primary biliary cirrhosis, PBC) is an autoimmune liver disease in which a cycle of immune mediated biliary epithelial cell injury, cholestasis and progressive fibrosis can culminate over time in...

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2018 European Thyroid Association (ETA) Guidelines for the Management of Amiodarone-Associated Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment with amiodarone is associated with changes in thyroid function tests, but also with thyroid dysfunction (amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism, AIH, and amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, AIT).

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Journal articles

Serum IL-1β can be a biomarker in children with severe persistent allergic rhinitis.

Background: Allergic rhinitis (AR) is one of the most common diseases globally and usually persists throughout life. In the present study, we aimed to determine whether the expression of inflammatory biomarkers has a relationship...

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Targeted metabolomic analysis of nitric oxide/L-arginine pathway metabolites in dementia: association with pathology, severity, and structural brain changes.

L-Arginine/NO pathway is altered in Alzheimer disease (AD). Its clinical relevance and pathway status in vascular dementia (VaD) are unknown. Using targeted metabolomics (a liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry) we assessed...

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The role of fibrinogen and fibrinogen concentrate in cardiac surgery: an international consensus statement from the Haemostasis and Transfusion Scientific Subcommittee of the European Association of Cardiothoracic Anaesthesiology.

To date, data regarding the efficacy and safety of administering fibrinogen concentrate in cardiac surgery are limited. Studies are limited by their low sample size and large heterogeneity with regard to the patient population...

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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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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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Non Ivasive Prenatal Diagnosis (NIPD) of Cystic Fibrosis

The purprose of this study is to develop and validate an analytical and clinical NIPD test for cystic fibrosis from...

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8 Common Water Contaminants and How to Prevent Them

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When working in laboratories and hospitals, it’s crucial that any contaminants found in water are removed immediately, before they cause any damage.

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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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