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CHMP recommends approval of Tookad (padeliporfin) for adenocarcinoma of the prostate.- STEBA Biotech.

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation...

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Independent data monitoring committee determines that Phase III study of Prostvac in prostate cancer should not continue.- Bavarian Nordic.

Bavarian Nordic A/S announced that an independent Data Monitoring Committee (DMCB) has determined, based on a preplanned interim analysis, that...

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Hypogonadism

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction

These guidelines include 4 sections. The aim of the first two sections is to present the current evidence for the...

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Guidelines on Urolithiasis

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Urolithiasis Guidelines Panel have prepared these guidelines to help urologists assess evidence-based management of...

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Guidelines on Paediatric Urology

A collaborative working group consisting of members representing the European Society for Paediatric Urology (ESPU) and the European Association of...

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Journal articles

Abiraterone plus Prednisone in Metastatic, Castration-Sensitive Prostate Cancer.

Background: Abiraterone acetate, a drug that blocks endogenous androgen synthesis, plus prednisone is indicated for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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Expert Panel Recommendations for the Identification and Management of Hyperkalemia and Role of Patiromer in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease and Heart Failure.

Virtual panel meetings were conducted among 7 physicians, all of whom are independent experts, including 3 nephrologists, 2 cardiologists, and 2 emergency medicine physicians (the panel).

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Risk of corneal ulcer in patients with end-stage renal disease: a retrospective large-scale cohort study.

This retrospective, nationwide, matched cohort study included 92 967 patients with ESRD recruited between 2000 and 2009 from the Taiwan National Health Insurance Research Database.

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Clinical trials

Study of abiraterone acetate plus ADT versus apalatumide versus abiraterone and apalatumide in patients with advanced prostate cancer with non-castrate testosterone levels

Evaluation of the activity, safety and patients reported outcome of ADT plus abiraterone, abiraterone plus APALUTAMIDE (a second-generation antiandrogen) or APALUTAMIDE alone in hormone naïve locally advanced...

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Olaparib with or without cediranib in treating patients with metastatic hormone-resistant prostate cancer

This randomized phase II trial studies how well olaparib with or without cediranib works in treating patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer that has spread to other places in the body.

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Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer

PART I - Hormone therapy with or without definitive radiotherapy in metastatic prostate cancer
The goal of this clinical study PART I is to determine impact of radiotherapy treatment in combination with...

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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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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

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Men's health is a forgotten topic. To be honest, we men are mostly to blame. We've clung to our masculine misconceptions and repeatedly refused to engage the healthcare community. Who can blame us, we're invincible and we're going to live forever, right? Well, not exactly. Let's look at some of the reasons men's health is one of the least engaged topics in healthcare. 

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