Data from multiple sources - Curated by Marshall Pearce - Last updated 06 June 2017

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FDA approves Sutent to treat high risk patients post surgery with renal cell carcinoma.- Pfizer

The FDA has approved Sutent (sunitinib malate) for the adjuvant treatment of adult patients who are at a high risk...

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EMUC 2017

Tomorrow marks the start of EMUC 2017 in Barcelona, Spain.

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EU approves new subcutaneous form of lupus treatment

The European Commission has approved a new subcutaneous formulation of Benlysta (belimumab), from GSK, as an add-on therapy in adult...

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Bedwetting

Essential screening, diagnosis and best strategies to manage bedwetting.

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Transplantation

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Fabry Disease

Fabry Disease

Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A

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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

Effectiveness and tolerability of injectable testosterone undecanoate: a post-marketing surveillance study

This observational post-marketing study of parenteral testosterone undecanoate (TU) in a non-selected population.

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Systematic review of surgical and medical treatment for tertiary hyperparathyroidism.

Background: A significant proportion of patients with chronic kidney disease and secondary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) remain hyperparathyroid after kidney transplantation, a state known as tertiary HPT.

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Late Conversion to Belatacept After Kidney Transplantation: Outcome and Prognostic Factors.

Conversion to belatacept at a later point after kidney transplantation (KT) as a rescue therapy has been shown to be beneficiary in an increasing number of patients, but prognostic factors for a favorable outcome have never been investigated.

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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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Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 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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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 3 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. 

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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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