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Takeda’s dengue vaccine candidate demonstrates protection in children ages four to 16 years, regardless of previous dengue exposure.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited announced that results from the primary endpoint analysis of the ongoing pivotal Phase III Tetravalent Immunization...

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FDA approves sNDA for Fluzone Quadrivalent for influenza.- Sanofi

The FDA has approved a supplemental Biologics License Application for Fluzone High-Dose Quadrivalent (Influenza Vaccine), from Sanofi, for use in...

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CHMP recommends V920 Ebola Zaire Vaccine ( Ervebo) to protect against Ebola virus disease.- Merck Inc.

Merck Inc., has announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

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EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from 27th EADV Congress, 12-16 September 2018 Paris, France.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

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. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children...

Added 6 years ago

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic...

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Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings.

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Journal articles

Viral Infection Increases the Risk of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: This meta-analysis aims to present a collective view on the relationship between viral infection and IPF.

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Psoriasis and herpes simplex virus are highly stigmatizing compared with other common dermatologic conditions: A survey-based study.

Many dermatologic conditions are stigmatized, but studies suggest that this problem is greater for patients with psoriasis.1,2 Psoriasis lesions can be difficult to conceal because of their wide distribution causing patients to be...

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Final efficacy, immunogenicity, and safety analyses of a nine-valent human papillomavirus vaccine in women aged 16-26 years: a randomised, double-blind trial.

Background: Primary analyses of a study in young women aged 16-26 years showed efficacy of the nine-valent human papillomavirus (9vHPV; HPV 6, 11, 16, 18, 31, 33, 45, 52, and 58) vaccine against infections...

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Heather Lander, PhD

Heather Lander has a PhD in Experimental Pathology and spent her research days studying hemorrhagic fever viruses. She traded the bench for the keyboard and is currently a Science Writer and Research Development Specialist using her expertise to help university faculty secure research ... Read more

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Measles: diagnosis and management

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Practice Pointer: Zika virus - management of infection and risk

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