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FDA approves Arakoda for malaria prevention.- 60 Degrees Pharma.

60 Degrees Pharmaceuticals (60P) announced the FDA approval of Arakoda (tafenoquine) tablets for the prevention of malaria in patients aged...

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FDA approves Krintafel for prevention of relapse of Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) malaria.- GSK + Medicines for Malaria Venture.

GSK and Medicines for Malaria Venture (MMV) announced that the FDA has approved, under Priority Review, single-dose Krintafel (tafenoquine) for...

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FDA advisory committee recommends approval of Krintafel for malaria.- GlaxoSmithKline.

The Antimicrobial Drugs Advisory Committee (AMDAC) of the FDA voted that there is substantial evidence of the effectiveness (13 for;...

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Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Lab Assessment

Alkaline Phosphatase (ALP) Lab Assessment

Discover an overview of hypophosphatasia and details required to facilitate the timely and accurate detection of low alkaline phosphatase.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

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Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5.

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2016 UK National Guideline on the Management of Scabies

This is a review of the previous 2007 BASHH guideline on Scabies. This guideline is aimed primarily at over 16 year olds presenting to Level 3 sexual health clinics in the UK.

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Journal articles

Effects of vasodilators on haemodynamic coherence.

Vasodilators are a potential therapeutic option for patients with persisting microcirculatory disorders despite adequate cardiac output and mean arterial pressure due to conventional haemodynamic...

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Clinical presentation and risk factors of serious infections in children with Down syndrome treated for acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Treatment of acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) in children with Down syndrome (DS) is associated with a higher incidence of life-threatening infections compared to the overall pediatric population. 

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Isavuconazole treatment for mucormycosis: a single-arm open-label trial and case-control analysis.

Background: Mucormycosis is an uncommon invasive fungal disease with high mortality and few treatment options. Isavuconazole is a triazole active...

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Alex Keen

Alex studied Biological Sciences at university before joining EPG Health in January 2017, where he works as a digital content manager and editor.

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ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

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