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Baxter International Inc.has announced the publication of "Fish Oil Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the Evidence" in the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition.

Baxter International Inc.has announced the publication of "Fish Oil Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the...

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CHMP recommends Cyltezo (adalimumab biosimilar) to treat multiple chronic inflammatory diseases based on clinical equivalence to Humira (adalimumab), the reference product.- Boehringer.

Boehringer Ingelheim announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has...

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FDA approves supplemental indication for Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) in carcinoid syndrome.- Ipsen.

Ipsen announced that the FDA has approved a supplemental indication for Somatuline Depot (lanreotide) Injection 120 mg for the treatment...

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Guidelines

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.

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2016 ESC/EAS guidelines for the management of dyslipidaemias

Guidelines summarize and evaluate all available evidence on a particular issue at the time of the writing process, with the aim of assisting health professionals in selecting the best management strategies for an individual patient.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on the management of benign liver tumours

Benign liver tumours are a heterogeneous group of lesions with different cellular origins, as summarized by an international panel of...

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Journal articles

Fish Oil-Containing Lipid Emulsions in Adult Parenteral Nutrition: A Review of the Evidence.

Background: There is evidence from laboratory and animal studies that fish oil-containing intravenous lipid emulsions (FOC-IVLEs) have a beneficial effect on inflammation and the immune response, suggesting...

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Glecaprevir plus pibrentasvir for chronic hepatitis C virus genotype 1, 2, 4, 5, or 6 infection in adults with compensated cirrhosis (EXPEDITION-1): a single-arm, open-label, multicentre phase 3 trial.

Background: The once-daily, ribavirin-free, pangenotypic, direct-acting antiviral regimen, glecaprevir coformulated with pibrentasvir, has shown high rates of sustained virological response in phase 2 and 3 studies.

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Glecaprevir and pibrentasvir for 12 weeks for hepatitis C virus genotype 1 infection and prior direct-acting antiviral treatment.

Although direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapies for chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection have demonstrated high rates of sustained virologic response, virologic failure may still occur ...

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Clinical trials

Sorafenib and Bavituximab Plus SBRT in Unresectable Hepatocellular Carcinoma

This study involves a course of radiation to up to 5 tumors in the participant's liver followed by systemic therapy (Treatment using substances that travel through the bloodstream, reaching and affecting cells all over the body).

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Rovalpituzumab Tesirine in Delta-Like Protein 3-Expressing Advanced Solid Tumors

To assess the safety and tolerability of rovalpituzumab tesirine in subjects with specific delta-like protein 3-expressing advanced solid tumors.

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Prove of Concept Study, to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, and Tolerability of IBEROGAST in the Treatment of Bowel Troubles in Patients With Parkinson's Disease (PHYTOPARK)

The main objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of STW5 Iberogast, over a 28-day period, for the...

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Blog Posts

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Hugh Harvey

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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Choosing Between Endoscopic Sclerotherapy And Endoscopic Ligation For Esophageal Varices

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Endoscopic Sclerotherapy (ES) and Endoscopic Ligation (EL) were accepted in the treatment of esophageal varices bleeding in patients with liver cirrhosis. EL seemed to be superior to ES. If EL was difficult then ES should be performed.

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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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