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Interim results from ongoing Northstar-2 (HGB-207) Phase III clinical study of LentiGlobin drug product in patients with transfusion-dependent beta-thalassemia (TDT) and non-beta0/beta0 genotypes.- bluebird bio

bluebird bio, Inc. announced early interim data from the ongoing Northstar-2 (HGB-207) Phase III clinical study of LentiGlobin drug product...

Added 27 days ago Drug news

FDA approves Elecsys HIV combi PT assay for HIV detection- Roche

Roche announced that its fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay, the Elecsys HIV combi PT assay, has received FDA PMA approval...

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Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and the upcoming live broadcast. A video presentation will be available from EAACI 2017 entitled 'Personalising Clinical Management in Severe Asthma'. The Inhalation Technology page will feature video presentations from the live broadcast soon. 

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Type 2 Diabetes

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Guidelines

Nutritional care and support for patients with tuberculosis

This guideline provides guidance on the principles and recommendations for nutritional care and support of patients with TB as part...

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ESCMID guideline for the diagnosis and management of Candida diseases 2012: patients with HIV infection or AIDS

Mucosal candidiasis is frequent in immunocompromised HIV-infected highly active antiretroviral (HAART) naive patients or those who have failed therapy. Mucosal...

Added 4 years ago

HIV Indicator Conditions: Guidance for Implementing HIV Testing in Adults in Health Care Settings

Written by the HIV in Europe initiative that is directed by an independent group of experts which has come together...

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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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Probable non-vector-borne transmission of Zika virus, Colorado, USA.

Clinical and serologic evidence indicate that 2 American scientists contracted Zika virus infections while working in Senegal in 2008.

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Potential sexual transmission of Zika virus.

In December 2013, during a Zika virus (ZIKV) outbreak in French Polynesia, a patient in Tahiti sought treatment for hematospermia...

 

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Clinical trials

Dose Optimization Study of Idelalisib in Follicular Lymphoma

This study will optimize the safety and efficacy of chronic administration of idelalisib in participants with follicular lymphoma (FL) and evaluate the overall safety profile of idelalisib...

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Long-Term Study of Hospitalized Dengue & Safety in Thai Children Included in a Tetravalent Dengue Vaccine Efficacy Study

The purpose of this study is to conduct a passive surveillance of hospitalized dengue cases in subjects who participated in...

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Effects of VSL#3 on Neuro-cognitive Profile of HIV Patients

Aim of the study is to evaluate the effects of a change in the intestinal microflora on the neuro-cognitive profile...

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Blog Posts

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 1 year ago

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.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 1 year ago

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

Practice Pointer: Zika virus - management of infection and risk

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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