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Results of Phase III trials NORTHSTAR-2 and NORTHSTAR-3 of LentiGlobin gene therapy to treat transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia. bluebirdbio.

bluebird bio, Inc. announced new data from the Phase III Northstar-2 (HGB-207) and Northstar-3 (HGB-212) clinical studies of its investigational...

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Positive results from BELIEVE study of luspatercept for the treatment of adults with beta-thalassemia-associated anemia. Celgene + Acceleron.

Celgene Corporation and Acceleron Pharma Inc.announced results from a pivotal, phase III trial (BELIEVE) evaluating the safety and efficacy of...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

FDA accepts rolling submission of V 920 in Ebola Zaire disease.- Merck Inc.

Merck Inc. announced that it has started the submission of a rolling Biologics License Application (BLA) to the FDA for...

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Guidelines

Nutritional care and support for patients with tuberculosis

This guideline provides guidance on the principles and recommendations for nutritional care and support of patients with TB as part...

Added 5 years ago

ESCMID guideline for the diagnosis and management of Candida diseases 2012: patients with HIV infection or AIDS

Mucosal candidiasis is frequent in immunocompromised HIV-infected highly active antiretroviral (HAART) naive patients or those who have failed therapy. Mucosal...

Added 5 years ago

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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.

Added 1 year ago

Probable non-vector-borne transmission of Zika virus, Colorado, USA.

Clinical and serologic evidence indicate that 2 American scientists contracted Zika virus infections while working in Senegal in 2008.

Added 1 year ago

Potential sexual transmission of Zika virus.

In December 2013, during a Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in French Polynesia, a patient in Tahiti sought treatment for hematospermia...

 

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Clinical trials

Study to Evaluate Efficacy of Darunavir/Cobicistat/Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Alafenamide (D/C/F/TAF) Regimen Versus Boosted Protease Inhibitor (bPI) Along With Emtricitabine/Tenofovir Disoproxil Fumarate (FTC/TDF) Regimen in Virologically-Suppressed, HIV-1 Infected Participants

The purpose of this study is to demonstrate non-inferiority in efficacy while switching to a once-daily single-tablet regimen containing darunavir (DRV)/ cobicistat (COBI)/ emtricitabine (FTC)/ tenofovir alafenamide (TAF) (D/C/F/TAF tablet)...

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Long-Term Study of Hospitalized Dengue & Safety in Thai Children Included in a Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine Efficacy Study

The purpose of this study is to conduct a passive surveillance of hospitalized dengue cases in subjects who participated in...

Added 5 years ago

Effects of VSL#3 on Neuro-cognitive Profile of HIV Patients

Aim of the study is to evaluate the effects of a change in the intestinal microflora on the neuro-cognitive profile...

Added 5 years ago

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Blog Posts

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 2 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

Alastair Miller

What is Tropical Medicine?

Posted 3 years ago

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.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 years ago

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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