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Orexigen Therapeutics sells assets to Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals, Inc..

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc announced that it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Nalpropion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to sell substantially...

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NEOD 001 development is discontinued for AL Amyloidosis.-Prothena Corpn.

Prothena Corporation plc has announced that the Company is discontinuing development of NEOD 001, an investigational antibody that was being...

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Data Safety Monitoring Board positive recommendation for RESOLVE-IT Phase III trial of elafibranor to proced for NASH.- Genfit.

GENFIT announced that the Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) issued a new positive recommendation for the continuation of the RESOLVE-IT...

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Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease Knowledge Centre

The Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Knowledge Centre contains key information relating to the epidemiology and pathophysiology of Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, highlighting prevalence, impact and unmet needs and the underlying inflammatory processes that drive IBD, considering some of the key inflammatory pathways.

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Guidelines

Rectal cancer: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines for diagnosis, treatment and follow-up

Evidence shows that rectal cancer is distinct from colon cancer, with different aetiologies and risk factors possibly reflecting different environmental exposures.

Added 4 years ago

Updated guideline on the management of common bile duct stones (CBDS)

Common bile duct stones (CBDS) are estimated to be present in 10-20% of individuals with symptomatic gallstones. They can result in a number of health problems, including pain, jaundice, infection and acute pancreatitis.

Added 10 years ago

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

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

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Diagnosis and treatment of irritable bowel syndrome with predominant constipation in the primary-care setting: focus on linaclotide.

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a complex functional gastrointestinal disorder that is exceedingly common in clinical practice. IBS with predominant constipation (IBS-C) is a subtype of IBS that accounts for more than a third of the IBS diagnosed.

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Ramucirumab for the treatment of patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction cancer in community oncology practices.

Background: Limited real-world research has investigated ramucirumab for the treatment of patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer.

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Ramucirumab as Second-Line Therapy in Metastatic Gastric Cancer: Real-World Data from the RAMoss Study.

Objective: The RAMoss study aimed to evaluate the safety and efficacy profile of ramucirumab in the "real-life setting".

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Clinical trials

COLLISION Trial - Colorectal Liver Metastases: Surgery vs Thermal Ablation (COLLISION)

The primary objective is to prove non-inferiority of thermal ablation compared to hepatic resection in patients with at least one resectable and ablatable colorectal liver metastases (≤3cm) and no extrahepatic disease.

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Enhanced Recovery After Surgery Program for Gastric Cancer: a Multi-center Study (ERASG1)

This study is aimed to evaluate the safety of applying enhanced recovery after surgery for gastric cancer.

Added 5 months ago

PeproStat as a Topical Agent Used to Stop Bleeding in Patients Undergoing Surgery

The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness and safety of a new peptide-based coagulant, PeproStat. The study drug will be applied to patients undergoing liver/soft tissue surgery, vascular surgery or spine surgery.

Added 5 months ago

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ILC 2018 – Targetable pathways in liver disease: from identification to clinical application

Posted 15 days ago

A number of studies from the speakers at this year's ILC Basic Science Seminar are discussed here, focusing on targetable pathways in liver disease, covering pathway identification, potential drug targets and their clinical application.

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 1 year ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years ago

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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Obesity: clinical review

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The diagnostic value of hyperammonemia induced by the non-ischemic forearm exercise test

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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