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Feraccru fails AEGIS-CKD pivotal Phase III study to treat iron deficiency anemia. - Shield Therapeutics.

Shield Therapeutics plc announces top line results from its AEGIS-CKD pivotal Phase III study of Feraccru. Feraccru is a novel...

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FDA broadens label of Feraheme to include iron deficiency anemia patients intolerant to oral iron.- Amag Pharma.

AMAG Pharmaceuticals announced that the FDA has approved its application to broaden the existing label for Feraheme (ferumoxytol injection) beyond...

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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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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.