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Improved joint health in haemophilia A patients treated prophylactically with Elocta /Eloctate - SOBI + Bioverativ.

Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi) and Bioverativ Inc. announce the publication of interim results from a longitudinal study of joint...

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National Pathology Week 2017

‘Pathology in the community’ is the focus of this year’s National Pathology Week.

Added 23 days ago Congress news

World Congress on Controversies in Breast Cancer

Taking place in Tokyo, Japan, the 3rd CoBrCa runs from today until Saturday.

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ALP Lab Assessment

Discover and overview of hypophosphatasia and details required to facilitate the timely and accurate detection of low alkaline phosphatase.

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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Transplantation

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Guidelines

Blood grouping and antibody testing in pregnancy

The purpose of the guideline is to make evidence based recommendations for the application of blood grouping and red cell...

Added 1 year ago

Coeliac disease: recognition, assessment and management

This guideline covers the recognition, assessment and management of coeliac disease in children, young people and adults. It updates and...

Added 2 years ago

Diagnosing prostate cancer: PROGENSA PCA3 assay and Prostate Health Index

NICE has not recommended the PROGENSA PCA3 assay and the Prostate Health Index for use in people having investigations for...

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Journal articles

Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Molecular diagnosis of prostate cancer: PCA3 and TMPRSS2:ERG gene fusion.

Widespread prostate specific antigen screening together with the increase in the number of biopsy cores has led to increased prostate cancer incidence.

Added 6 months ago

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.

Added 8 months ago

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Clinical trials

Transperineal, MRI-guided, Prostate Biopsy

Primary purpose: Complications and rehospitalizations after transperineal prostate biopsy MRI-guided are reduced than transrectal prostate biopsies. Secondary purposes: - Patients...

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Rapid Medical Donation Programme for Breast Cancer (LEGACY)

Treatment of breast cancer has traditionally been based on the primary tumour's features in the breast. Only recently, when cancer...

Added 4 years ago

Non Ivasive Prenatal Diagnosis (NIPD) of Cystic Fibrosis

The purprose of this study is to develop and validate an analytical and clinical NIPD test for cystic fibrosis from...

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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?

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