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Phase III UNIFI study of Stelara positive for ulcerative colitis.- Janssen Biotech.

Janssen Biotech announced new data showing treatment with a single intravenous (IV) dose of Stelara (ustekinumab) induces clinical remission and...

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Safety data for RDX 5791 in irritable bowel syndrome with constipation shows drug well tolerated.- Ardelyx.

Ardelyx announced that new data from its long-term safety trial of RDX 5791 (tenapanor) for irritable bowel syndrome with constipation...

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Novartis agrees licence of early stage antibiotics to Boston Pharmaceuticals.

Novartis announced that it has entered into a licensing and equity agreement with Boston Pharmaceuticals for the development of three...

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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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Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

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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

EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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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.

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2018 update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of Behçet’s syndrome

These updated, evidence-based recommendations are intended to help physicians caring for patients with BS.

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Journal articles

Safety of Adalimumab in Pediatric Patients with Polyarticular Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis, Enthesitis-Related Arthritis, Psoriasis, and Crohn's Disease.

Objective: To evaluate the safety of adalimumab in pediatric patients who participated in clinical trials of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (polyarticular juvenile idiopathic arthritis and pediatric enthesitis-related arthritis)...

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Sorafenib for Advanced Hepatocellular Carcinoma: A Real-Life Experience.

The study aimed to describe real-life experience in advanced HCC treatment with SOR at a university hospital in Brazil and to estimate the number of patients with indication of second-line therapy.

Added 2 months ago

Systemic therapy for intermediate and advanced hepatocellular carcinoma: Sorafenib and beyond.

The hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) treatment landscape changed a decade ago, with sorafenib demonstrating survival benefit in the first-line setting and becoming the first systemic therapy to be approved for HCC.

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Clinical trials

A Study of Atezolizumab in Combination With Bevacizumab Compared With Sorafenib in Patients With Untreated Locally Advanced or Metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma [IMbrave150]

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of atezolizumab in combination with bevacizumab compared with sorafenib in participants with locally advanced or metastatic Hepatocellular Carcinoma (HCC)...

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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.

Added 11 months ago

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.

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Blog Posts

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

Posted 3 months ago

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Alex Keen

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

Posted 6 months 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 2 years ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

CME

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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