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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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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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