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

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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...

Added 1 month ago Drug news

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...

Added 4 months ago Drug news

EU CHMP recommends refusal of application for Adlumiz (anamorelin) for anorexia, cachexia or unintended weight loss in patients with non-small cell lung cancer -Helsinn Birex Pharmaceuticals

The EU Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a negative opinion, recommending the refusal of the marketing...

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Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and see video presentations from the forum. The Inhalation Technology page features a video presentation from the live broadcast presented by key faculty.

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Breakthrough Cancer Pain Learning Zone

Invitation to watch the online broadcast of the BeCOn OWN event 'Shifting paradigms in BTcP management' on June 16 2017.

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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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Journal articles

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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Alastair Miller

I am a retired infectious disease physician with a particular interest in blood borne viruses (HIV/viral hepatitis), neurological infection and bone & joint infection. I now work part time in acute medicine and part time in medical training & education as deputy Medical Director of... Read more

What is Tropical Medicine?

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.