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FDA approves Tibsovo to treat AML with a susceptible isocitrate dehydrogenase-1 (IDH1) mutation.- Agios Pharma.

Agios Pharmaceuticals, Inc. has announced that Tibsovo (ivosidenib) was granted approval from the FDA for the treatment of adult patients...

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FDA approval of Tibsovo to treat AML is based on Study AG120-C-001, NCT02074839.- Agios Pharma.

The FDA approval for Tibsovo (ivosidenib) was based on the clinical data from an open-label, single-arm, multicenter dose-escalation and expansion...

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Successful Phase III study of Vyxeos compared to standard of care for AML is published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc announced that data from the pivotal Phase III study of Vyxeos (daunorubicin and cytarabine) liposome for injection...

 

Learning Zones

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Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

View highlights from recent congresses presented in new expert videos with leading physicians.

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Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Pain, Agitation and Delirium (PAD) Management

Discover the latest guidance on assessment and management of pain, agitation and delirium for patients requiring sedation.

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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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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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

As-Needed Budesonide-Formoterol versus Maintenance Budesonide in Mild Asthma.

Background: Patients with mild asthma often rely on inhaled short-acting β2-agonists for symptom relief and have poor adherence to maintenance therapy.

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Effect of Cannabidiol on Drop Seizures in the Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.

We investigated the efficacy and safety of cannabidiol added to a regimen of conventional antiepileptic medication to treat drop seizures in patients with the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome...

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Nusinersen: A Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Objective: To review the efficacy and safety of nusinersen (Spinraza) in the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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Clinical trials

A Research Study to Show the Effect of Aprocitentan in the Treatment of Difficult to Control (Resistant) High Blood Pressure (Hypertension) and Find Out More About Its Safety (PRECISION)

The purpose of the study is to show the blood pressure lowering effect of aprocitentan, a new drug, when added to other anti-hypertensive drugs of patients with difficult to control (resistant) high blood pressure (hypertension)...

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Cabozantinib Versus Sunitinib for Metastatic Variant Histology Renal Cell Carcinoma

The goal of this clinical research study is to compare the safety and effectiveness of cabozantinib and sunitinib when given to patients with metastatic (has spread) variant histology renal cell carcinoma (vhRCC), a type of kidney cancer.

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Multiple Cardiac Sensors for the Management of Heart Failure (MANAGE-HF)

The MANAGE-HF study is a multi-center, global, prospective, open label, multi-phase trial intended to evaluate the clinical efficacy of the HeartLogic heart failure diagnostic feature.

Added 9 months ago

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

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

Posted 3 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.

Alex Keen

ISICEM 2018 – The Sepsis Six and BUFALO

Posted 4 months ago

At nearly 30 million annual cases and 6 million deaths globally, sepsis is one of the world’s biggest killers. The Sepsis Six and BUFALO aim to speed up the time from sepsis diagnosis to effective treatment by using 6 simple steps, with the aim to improve outcomes across the globe. 

Laura Quittenden

What is AF or Atrial Fibrillation?

Posted 8 months ago

This week, from the 20th to the 26th November it is Global AF Awareness Week. Here we explore Atrial Fibrillation (also called AF or AFib), the most common heart rhythm disorder that can lead to stroke, blood clots, heart failure and other heart-related complications. Over 1 million people have been diagnosed with AF in the UK alone.  

CME

Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia

Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia
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Anticoagulation

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Palliative care in patients with heart failure

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