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NICE in final guidance rejects Onivyde (nanoliposomal encapsulated irinotecan) in combination with chemotherapy as a cost effective treatment for metastatic pancreatic cancer.- Shire plc.

-The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) published final guidance rejecting Onivyde (nanoliposomal encapsulated irinotecan) from Shire plc, in...

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EU approves Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate) for rheumatoid arthritis- Pfizer

The European Commission (EC) has approved Xeljanz (tofacitinib citrate) 5 mg twice daily (BID) oral tablets, from Pfizer, in combination...

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EU CHMP recommends Trumenba (Meningococcal Group B Vaccine) immunization of individuals 10 years and older to prevent invasive meningococcal disease . - Pfizer

Pfizer Inc. announced that the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive...

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Latest Journal Abstracts

Obinutuzumab (GA101) in patients with relapsed/refractory indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma: results from the phase II GAUGUIN study.

The phase II part of the phase I/II GAUGUIN study evaluated the efficacy and safety of two different doses of obinutuzumab (GA101), a type II, glycoengineered, humanized anti-CD20 monoclonal antibody...

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Obinutuzumab plus bendamustine versus bendamustine monotherapy in patients with rituximab-refractory indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma (GADOLIN): a randomised, controlled, open-label, multicentre, phase 3 trial.

Patients with indolent non-Hodgkin lymphoma who fail to achieve adequate disease control with rituximab-based treatment have few treatment options and a poor prognosis.

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Pembrolizumab for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer.

Introduction: In the last years, a spectacular development of immunotherapeutic agents aimed at the PD-1/PD-L1 axis has taken place. This development of these checkpoint inhibitors has greatly influenced ...

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Latest Guidelines

Japanese Guideline for Adult Asthma 2014

Adult bronchial asthma (hereinafter, asthma) is characterized by chronic airway inflammation, reversible airway narrowing, and airway hyperresponsiveness. Long-standing asthma induces airway remodeling to cause intractable asthma.

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Comfort and patient-centred care without excessive sedation: the eCASH concept.

We propose an integrated and adaptable approach to improve patient care and clinical outcomes through analgesia and light sedation, initiated early during an episode of critical illness and as a priority of care.

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Intensive Care Society review of best practice for analgesia and sedation in the critical care.

This review has been prepared to assist the multidisciplinary Intensive Care (ICU) team determine the best sedative regimen for their patients.

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