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Baxter International Inc.has announced the publication of "Fish Oil Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the Evidence" in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Baxter International Inc.has announced the publication of "Fish Oil Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the...

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FDA accepts submission to expand approval of Feraheme (ferumoxytol) to all adults with iron deficiency anemia.-AMAG Pharmaceuticals.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA has accepted its submission to broaden the existing label for Feraheme (ferumoxytol) to include...

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Practice guidance on the management of acute and chronic gastrointestinal problems arising as a result of treatment for cancer

The number of patients with chronic gastrointestinal (GI) symptoms after cancer therapies which have a moderate or severe impact on...

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Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications

This guideline covers key areas in the investigation and management of the following alcoholrelated conditions in adults and young people...

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Fish Oil-Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the Evidence.

Background: There is evidence from laboratory and animal studies that fish oil-containing intravenous lipid emulsions (FOC-IVLEs) have a beneficial effect on inflammation and the immune response, suggesting...

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Bariatric surgery and vitamin D: key messages for surgeons and clinicians before and after bariatric surgery.

Obesity is the most widespread nutritional problem globally. Bariatric surgery is the preeminent long term obesity treatment. Bariatric procedures manipulate...

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Anamorelin in patients with non-small-cell lung cancer and cachexia (ROMANA 1 and ROMANA 2): results from two randomised, double-blind, phase 3 trials.

Background: Patients with advanced cancer frequently experience anorexia and cachexia, which are associated with reduced food intake, altered body composition,...

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