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Hemophilia A treatment lasts longer in the blood and requires less frequent injections

EU approves Adnovi for prophylactic use of patients with Hemophilia A.

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Investigational gene therapy for the treatment of patients with severe hemophilia A

Phase III trial of gene therapy valoctocogene roxaparvovec is initiated to treat haemoplilia A.

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

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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...

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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...

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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

Soluble TACI and soluble BCMA as biomarkers in primary central nervous system lymphoma.

Background: B-cell survival is regulated through interactions of B-cell-activating factor and a proliferation-inducing ligand with their receptors transmembrane activator and CAML interactor (TACI) and B-cell maturation antigen...

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Prevalence of Pathogenic Copy Number Variation in Adults With Pediatric-Onset Epilepsy and Intellectual Disability.

Importance: Copy number variation (CNV) is an important cause of neuropsychiatric disorders. Little is known about the role of CNV in adults with epilepsy and intellectual disability.

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Interpreting Biomarker Results in Individual Patients With Mild Cognitive Impairment in the Alzheimer's Biomarkers in Daily Practice (ABIDE) Project.

Objective: To construct biomarker-based prognostic models that enable determination of future AD dementia in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI).

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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...

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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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8 Common Water Contaminants and How to Prevent Them

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When working in laboratories and hospitals, it’s crucial that any contaminants found in water are removed immediately, before they cause any damage.

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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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