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FDA approves Audenz for influenza A (H5N1).- Seqirus

Seqirus announced that the FDA has approved Audenz (Influenza A (H5N1) Monovalent Vaccine, Adjuvanted) to help protect individuals six months...

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FDA approves Ervebo for ebola.- Merck Inc

Merck Inc announced that the FDA has approved Ervebo (Ebola Zaire Vaccine, Live) for the prevention of disease caused by...

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Assertio Therapeutics sells world rights of Gralise to Alvogen.

Assertio Therapeutics, Inc.announced it has entered into an agreement with Alvogen, a global privately held pharmaceutical company, under which Alvogen...

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Learning Zones

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EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV 2018 Highlights

EADV Congress 2018: Bringing you the latest news and insights from 27th EADV Congress, 12-16 September 2018 Paris, France.

Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Optimising anti-TNF treatment using biosimilars

Biosimilars are uniquely placed to change clinical practice in the fields of gastroenterology, rheumatology, and dermatology. The adoption of biosimilars can improve patient access to the most appropriate treatment, at the optimum time, to ensure the best possible long-term disease outcomes.

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Guidelines

Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children...

Added 6 years ago

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings. It aims to improve quality of life for people with conditions such as neuralgia, shingles and diabetic...

Added 6 years ago

Healthcare-associated infections: prevention and control in primary and community care

This guideline covers preventing and controlling healthcare-associated infections in children, young people and adults in primary and community care settings.

Added 7 years ago

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Journal articles

The global burden of skin disease in 2010: an analysis of the prevalence and impact of skin conditions.

The Global Burden of Disease (GBD) Study 2010 estimated the GBD attributable to 15 categories of skin disease from 1990 to 2010 for 187 countries. For each of the following diseases, we performed systematic literature reviews...

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Viral Infection Increases the Risk of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: A Meta-analysis.

Objective: This meta-analysis aims to present a collective view on the relationship between viral infection and IPF.

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Psoriasis and herpes simplex virus are highly stigmatizing compared with other common dermatologic conditions: A survey-based study.

Many dermatologic conditions are stigmatized, but studies suggest that this problem is greater for patients with psoriasis.1,2 Psoriasis lesions can be difficult to conceal because of their wide distribution causing patients to be...

Added 9 months ago

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Heather Lander, PhD

Heather Lander has a PhD in Experimental Pathology and spent her research days studying hemorrhagic fever viruses. She traded the bench for the keyboard and is currently a Science Writer and Research Development Specialist using her expertise to help university faculty secure research ... Read more

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

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Measles: diagnosis and management

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Practice Pointer: Zika virus - management of infection and risk

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Zika virus

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