Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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FDA clears the way for Amicus Therapeutics to submit an NDA to the agency for for the oral precision medicine migalastat for Fabry disease in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Amicus Therapeutics plans to submit a new drug application (NDA) to the FDA for the oral precision medicine migalastat for...

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NICE recommends Cabometyx (cabozantinib) to treat renal cell carcinoma.- Ipsen.

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence ( NICE) has published final guidance and reversed an earlier negative decision...

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Complete Response Letter delays approval for Retacrit (epoetin alfa biosimilar).- Hospira/Pfizer

In a Complete Response Letter relating to Retacrit (epoetin alfa biosimilar) from Hospira/Pfizer ,the FDA has rejected the application citing...

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction

These guidelines include 4 sections. The aim of the first two sections is to present the current evidence for the...

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Guidelines on Urolithiasis

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Urolithiasis Guidelines Panel have prepared these guidelines to help urologists assess evidence-based management of...

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Guidelines on Paediatric Urology

A collaborative working group consisting of members representing the European Society for Paediatric Urology (ESPU) and the European Association of...

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Journal articles

Abiraterone for prostate cancer not previously treated with hormone therapy

Abiraterone acetate plus prednisolone improves survival in men with relapsed prostate cancer.

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Causal relationship between hypoalbuminemia and acute kidney injury.

Our meta-analysis published in 2010 provided evidence that low levels of serum albumin (hypoalbuminemia) are a significant independent predictor of acute kidney injury (AKI) and death following AKI.

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Emotional distress increases the likelihood of undergoing surgery among men with localized prostate cancer

We determined whether among men with clinically localized prostate cancer, particularly men with low risk disease, greater emotional distress increases the likelihood of undergoing surgery vs radiation or active surveillance.

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Clinical trials

Study of abiraterone acetate plus ADT versus apalatumide versus abiraterone and apalatumide in patients with advanced prostate cancer with non-castrate testosterone levels

Evaluation of the activity, safety and patients reported outcome of ADT plus abiraterone, abiraterone plus APALUTAMIDE (a second-generation antiandrogen) or APALUTAMIDE alone in hormone naïve locally advanced...

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Olaparib with or without cediranib in treating patients with metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer

This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without cediranib works in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

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Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer

PART I - Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer
The goal of this clinical study PART I is to determine impact of radiotherapy treatment in combination with...

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year 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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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 2 years ago

Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

CME

Management of nocturnal enuresis

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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