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Mallinckrodt announces positive top-line results from its pivotal phase III CONFIRM trial of terlipressin in patients with hepatorenal syndrome Type 1.

Mallinckrodt Plc announced positive top-line results from its pivotal Phase III CONFIRM clinical study evaluating the efficacy and safety of...

Added 10 days ago Drug news

Lynparza met the primary endpoint of significantly increasing the time prostate cancer patients selected for BRCA1/2 or ATM mutations live without radiographic disease progression.

AstraZeneca and MSD Inc., Kenilworth, N.J., announced positive results from the Phase III PROfound trial of Lynparza (olaparib) in men...

Added 13 days ago Drug news

Phase III IMvigor130 study of Tecentriq reduces the risk of disease worsening or death in previously untreated locally advanced or metastatic urothelial carcinoma

Genentech, a member of the Roche Group announced that the Phase III IMvigor130 study met its co-primary endpoint of investigator-assessed...

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Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Hereditary ATTR amyloidosis

Explore the pathophysiology, epidemiology and multi-system symptoms associated with hereditary ATTR amyloidosis, as well as how to achieve an early and accurate diagnosis.

Fluid Management

Fluid Management

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Guidelines

Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women: management

This guideline covers assessing and managing urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse in women aged 18 and over. It also covers complications associated with mesh surgery for these conditions.

Added 5 days ago

Prostate cancer: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers the diagnosis and management of prostate cancer in secondary care, including information on the best way to diagnose and identify different stages of the disease, and how to manage adverse effects of treatment.

Added 5 years ago

EAU Guidelines on Prostate Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines Group for Prostate Cancer have prepared this guidelines document to assist medical professionals assess the evidence-based management of prostate cancer (PCa).

Added 3 years ago

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Journal articles

Channelopathies.

Channelopathies are a heterogeneous group of disorders resulting from the dysfunction of ion channels located in the membranes of all cells and many cellular organelles. These include diseases of the nervous system (e.g., generalized epilepsy...

Added 3 days ago

Using DPP-4 inhibitors to modulate beta cell function in type 1 diabetes and in the treatment of diabetic kidney disease.

Introduction: DPP-4 inhibitors have pleomorphic effects that extend beyond the anti-hyperglycemic labeled use of the drug. DPP-4 inhibitors have demonstrated promising renal protective effects in T2DM and T1DM and protective...

Added 2 months ago

Metabolic Biosynthesis Pathways Identified from Fecal Microbiome Associated with Prostate Cancer.

Objective: To investigate gut bacterial diversity, identify specific metabolic pathways associated with disease, and develop a microbiome risk profile for prostate cancer.

Added 3 months ago

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Clinical trials

A Study of Niraparib in Combination With Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone Versus Abiraterone Acetate and Prednisone for Treatment of Participants With Metastatic Prostate Cancer

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of niraparib in combination with abiraterone acetate and prednisone (AA-P) compared to AA-P plus placebo.

Added 3 months ago

A Study of Abiraterone Acetate Plus Prednisone With or Without Abemaciclib (LY2835219) in Participants With Prostate Cancer

This study is being done to see how safe and effective abemaciclib is when given together with abiraterone acetate plus prednisone in participants with metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer.

Added 3 months ago

Study on Olaparib Plus Abiraterone as First-line Therapy in Men With Metastatic Castration-resistant Prostate Cancer

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the efficacy and safety (including evaluating side effects) of combination of olaparib and abiraterone versus placebo and abiraterone in patients with metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer...

Added 3 months ago

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Blog Posts

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 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?

My Urology Doc

Men's Health: A Forgotten Topic

Posted 4 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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Managing the side effects of treatment for prostate cancer

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

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Managing patients at risk of prostate cancer

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