Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 27 February 2017

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Results from AMPACT1 trial of Keyzilen (esketamine hydrochloride)a proposed treatment for peripheral tinnitus.- Auris Medical Holding AG

AMPACT1 is the second of two open-label extension studies with Keyzilen that were conducted in response to a request from...

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NICE does not recommend Opdivo (nivolumab) as a cost effective treatment for head and neck cancer.- BMS

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) in draft guidance considered that clinical data shows Opdivo (nivolumab) from...

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Prometic Life Sciences Inc. files BLA at FDA for plasminogen replacement therapy.

Prometic Life Sciences Inc. has announced that it has completed the filing of its plasminogen Biologics License Application (“BLA”) with...

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Guidelines

Cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract: assessment and management in people aged 16 and over

This guideline covers assessing and managing cancers of the upper aerodigestive tract in young people (aged 16 and over) and...

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Management of Oral and Gastrointestinal Mucosal Injury: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines

ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for management of oral and gastrointestinal mucositis includes chapters on the definition of mucositis, its incidence...

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Guideline on allergen-specific immunotherapy in IgE-mediated allergic diseases

The present guideline (S2k) on allergen-specific immunotherapy (AIT) was established by the German, Austrian and Swiss professional associations for allergy in consensus with the scientific specialist societies and professional associations...

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Journal articles

The impact of asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic rhinitis on all-cause hospitalizations and limitations in daily activities: a population-based observational study.

Chronic respiratory diseases are a significant cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. We sought to evaluate the impact of asthma, chronic bronchitis and allergic rhinitis on all-cause hospitalizations...

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Keys to successful management of patients with allergic rhinitis: Focus on patient confidence, compliance and satisfaction.

The American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA) convened an expert, multidisciplinary Working Group on Allergic Rhinitis to discuss patients' self-treatment behaviors and how health care providers approach and treat the condition.

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Efficacy and patient satisfaction with cromolyn sodium nasal solution in the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis: a placebo-controlled study

Because the symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis are readily recognizable, many individuals self-medicate with nonprescription agents.

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Clinical trials

Clinical Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Pediatric Drugs in Improving Nasal Congestion.

Prospective, randomized, open label, parallel , multicenter clinical study, controlled by active comparator ( 0.05 % Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride ) ....

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Oral Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Anaesthesia in Pre-school Children

The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of oral dexmedetomidine given in preschool children undergoing tonsillectomy operations...

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Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

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Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

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Metrics Madness

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You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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