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

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Complete Response letter for CCP 07 a cough cold treatment being developed for Vernalis plc by partner Tris Pharma.

Vernalis plc announces that the FDA has issued a Complete Response Letter (CRL) regarding the New Drug Application (NDA) for...

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Real world study of Zepatier (elbasvir + grazoprevir) shows benefits in hepatitis C- Merck Inc

Merck Inc announced the presentation of findings from a retrospective database analysis of patients with chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

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World Malaria Day 25 April 2017

World Malaria Day takes place next week and WHO is calling for a scale-up of prevention tools, including vector control tools and preventive therapies for pregnant women, infants and children. 

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Prostate Cancer

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Urological Infections

Due to the increasing threat of resistant pathogens worldwide, it has become imperative to limit the use of antibiotics, and...

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2015 UK national guideline for the management of infection with Chlamydia trachomatis

This guideline offers recommendations on the diagnostic tests, treatment regimens and health promotion principles needed for the effective management of...

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Tuberculosis

This guideline covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults. It aims...

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Journal articles

Ceftazidime/avibactam: a novel cephalosporin/nonbeta-lactam beta-lactamase inhibitor for the treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and complicated intra-abdominal infections.

There has been greater interest in developing additional antimicrobial agents due to the increasing health care costs and resistance resulting from bacterial pathogens to currently available treatment options.

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Bezlotoxumab for Prevention of Recurrent Clostridium difficile Infection.

Background: Clostridium difficile is the most common cause of infectious diarrhea in hospitalized patients. Recurrences are common after antibiotic therapy.

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Fluid management in sepsis: The potential beneficial effects of albumin

Fluid administration is a key intervention in hemodynamic resuscitation. Timely expansion (or restoration) of plasma volume may prevent tissue hypoxia and help to preserve organ function.

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Clinical trials

A Dose Ranging Safety and Immunogenicity Study of GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) Biologicals' GSK1557484A Vaccine in Children 6 to Less Than 36 Months of Age

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and immunogenicity of different formulations of GSK Biologicals' influenza candidate...

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Clinical and Virological Efficacy of Pegylated Interferon Alpha in the Treatment of Rhinovirus Infection in Patients With Primary Hypogammaglobulinemia: Randomized Controlled Trial (Hypogamma Int1)

The study will investigate the efficacy and safety of subcutaneous interferon alpha -2a to eradicate rhinovirus in patients with primary...

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Safety and Immunogenicity of Norovirus GI.1/GII.4 Bivalent Virus-Like Particle Vaccine in an Elderly Population

The purpose of this study is to further develop a formulation and dose regimen of the norovirus GI.1/GII.4 bivalent virus-like...

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Blog Posts

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 6 months ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

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

Alastair Miller

What is Tropical Medicine?

Posted 1 year ago

At first sight this seems a question with an obvious response and not one that requires much debate in this blog. However, the answer may be more complex than it initially appears and may benefit from further exploration.

CME

Measles: diagnosis and management

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Zika virus

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