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Teva sells ParaGard, an intrauterine copper contraceptive device to Cooper Companies for $1.1 billion.

The Cooper Companies has agreed to buy ParaGard, an intrauterine copper contraceptive brand from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries for $1.1 billion...

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FDA approves Solosec (secnidazole) for treatment of bacterial vaginosis.- Symbiomix Therapeutics.

Symbiomix Therapeutics announced the FDA has approved Solosec (secnidazole) 2g oral granules for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis (BV) in...

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CHMP recommends Ontruzant (trastuzumab biosimilar) to treat breast cancer and gastric cancer. Samsung Bioepis + Merck Inc.

Samsung Bioepis Co., Ltd. announced that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has...

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Experts discuss the use of non-vitamin K oral anticoagulants in the treatment and prevention of stroke, deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism in atrial fibrillation patients.

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Prostate Cancer

How can you balance the harmful effects of treatment with control of prostate cancer growth in otherwise healthy patients?

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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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Type 2 Diabetes

View the latest epidemiology data, patient perspectives, ADA and EASD recommendations, treatment options and more.

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Guidelines

BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part II: analgesics and other drugs used in rheumatology practice

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians to...

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BSR and BHPR guideline on prescribing drugs in pregnancy and breastfeeding—Part I: standard and biologic disease modifying anti-rheumatic drugs and corticosteroids

The objective of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations, which do not imply a legal obligation, for clinicians when...

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Guidelines on Chronic Pelvic Pain

This guideline plays an important role in the process of consolidation and improvement of care for patients with abdominal and...

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Journal articles

The Desmopressin test in the differential diagnosis between Cushing’s Disease and pseudo-Cushing states

Differentiating Cushing's disease (CD) from pseudo-Cushing (PC) states may still be difficult in current practice.

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Comparison of the dexamethasone-suppressed corticotropin-releasing hormone test and low-dose dexamethasone suppression test in the diagnosis of Cushing’s syndrome

The low-dose dexamethasone suppression test (LDDST) is widely used in confirming a diagnosis of Cushing's syndrome. 

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Romosozumab or Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis.

Background: Romosozumab is a monoclonal antibody that binds to and inhibits sclerostin, increases bone formation, and decreases bone resorption.

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Clinical trials

PCC + Bevacizumab + CA4P Versus PCC + Bevacizumab + Placebo for Subjects With Platinum Resistant Ovarian Cancer

This is a multicenter, multinational, randomized, double-blind, 2-arm, parallel-group, Phase 2/3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of PCC...

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A Study of Pembrolizumab With Standard Treatment in Patients With Recurrent Platinum-resistant Ovarian Cancer (PemCiGem)

To evaluate the efficacy and safety of anti-PD-1 antibody MK-3475 (pembrolizumab) in combination with gemcitabine and cisplatin chemotherapy in women...

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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?

CME

Testosterone treatment, consultation length and IUD fitting: journals update March 2017

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Step by step: diabetes in pregnancy

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Ascites: an unusual case: in association with Gut

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