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Patent Trial and Appeal Board invalidates Zytiga's 2027 patent and opens the way for generic competition.- Johnson & Johnson.

. Johnson & Johnson's prostate cancer therapy Zytiga (abiraterone acetate) faces the prospect of generics this year- 2018-, as a...

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Breakthrough Therapy designation to Promacta for use in the treatment of severe aplastic anemia as a first-line therapy.-Novartis.

Novartis has announced that the FDA has granted Breakthrough Therapy designation to Promacta (eltrombopag) for use in combination with standard...

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Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

Fabry Disease

Fabry Disease

Explore the pathophysiology and treatment options for Fabry disease, a deficiency of the lysosomal enzyme alpha-galactosidase A

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

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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

Clinical predictors and risk factors for vaginal mesh extrusion.

Our study aims to enhance the accuracy of the clinical diagnosis in patients with vaginal mesh extrusion following transvaginal mesh placement for pelvic organ prolapse using significant clinical parameters and risk factors.

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Efficacy of PDE5Is and SSRIs in men with premature ejaculation: a new systematic review and five meta-analyses.

Purpose: To clarify the efficacy of phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE5Is) and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) in men with premature ejaculation (PE).

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Association between coronary artery disease severity and overactive bladder in geriatric patients.

Purpose: To investigate the association between overactive bladder (OAB) and coronary artery disease (CAD) as demonstrated on coronary angiography in patients > 65 years.

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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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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 2 years 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?

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Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 3 years ago

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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Management of nocturnal enuresis

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Breaking bad news: a how to do it guide

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