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Recordati to market Cystagon in Europe for nephropathic cystinosis.- Mylan

Recordati announces the completion of an agreement with Mylan for the acquisition of the rights to Cystagon (cysteamine bitartrate), indicated...

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Phase III trial data for Auryxia in iron deficiency anemia published in American Journal of Hematology.- Keryx Biopharmaceuticals.

Keryx Biopharmaceuticals announced the publication of a post-hoc analysis of Auryxia (ferric citrate) phase III trial data for iron deficiency...

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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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Alcohol-use disorders: diagnosis and management of physical complications

This guideline covers care for adults and young people (aged 10 years and older) with physical health problems that are completely or partly caused by an alcohol-use disorder.

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Guideline for the laboratory diagnosis of functional iron deficiency

The guideline focuses on the various laboratory tests, the advantages and disadvantages for diagnosing iron status particularly in patients with iron restriction seen in chronic kidney disease.

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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.