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Phase III trial of Lampit meets primary endpoint in study of Chagas disease

Bayer presented results from the CHICO part (CHagas disease In Children treated with NifurtimOx) of the phase III clinical study...

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AstraZeneca grants specified rights to Nexium and Vimovo to Grünenthal.

-AstraZeneca has agreed to divest the prescription medicine rights to Nexium (esomeprazole) in Europe, as well as the global rights...

Added 1 year ago Drug news

CE Mark for IM RefluxStop device to treat Gastro-osophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).- Implantica.

CE Mark approval has been granted on 8 August 2018 for the IM RefluxStop device, from Implantica, to treat patients...

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

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Guidelines

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and dyspepsia in adults: investigation and management

This guideline update covers adults (18 years and older) with symptoms of dyspepsia, symptoms suggestive of GORD, or both. It...

Added 5 years ago

Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing gastro-oesophageal reflux disease in children and young people (under 18s).

Added 4 years ago

UK guidelines on oesophageal dilatation in clinical practice

These guidelines deal specifically with the dilatation procedure using balloon or bougie devices as a primary treatment strategy for non-malignant narrowing of the oesophagus.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology comprehensive clinical practice guidelines for medical care of patients with obesity.

Development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and the American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees...

Added 2 years ago

Efficacy of esomeprazole for treatment of poorly controlled asthma.

Gastroesophageal reflux is common among patients with asthma but often causes mild or no symptoms.

Added 2 years ago

Influence of comorbid conditions on asthma.

Various conditions such as rhinosinusitis, gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, psychological disturbances, chronic infections and obstructive sleep apnoea are often observed in asthmatic patients and may affect asthma control and outcomes.

Added 2 years ago

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Clinical trials

Budesonide Orodispersible Tablet vs. Placebo in Active Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EOS-1)

The purpose of this study is to prove the superiority of a 6-weeks treatment with budesonide effervescent tablets versus placebo for the induction of clinico-pathological remission in patients with acute eosinophilic esophagitis.

Added 1 year ago

Study of Acid Reflux in Asthma

The purpose of this study is to determine if subjects with symptomatic asthma who are assigned to treatment with a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) drug such as Nexium have fewer asthma attacks than similar subjects assigned to placebo treatment.

Added 2 years ago

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Yuli Pramana

Working at Dr Moewardi Hospital, Solo, central of Java, Indonesia. Subdivison of Gastroenterolgy and hepatology, Internal Medicine division.

Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Feeding problems in infants

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