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FDA advisory committee does not recommend oxycodegol ( NKTR 181) as a treatment for chronic pain and the drug is withdrawn.- Nektar Therapeutics

Nektar Therapeutics issued a statement following a meeting of the FDA's Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee (AADPAC) and...

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Acasti Pharma Inc reports results for TRILOGY 1 phase III trial of CaPre for the treatment of severe hypertriglyceridemia .

Acasti Pharma Inc. a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on the research, development and commercialization of its prescription drug candidate CaPre (omega-3...

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Phase III trial of Skyrizi meets all endpoints in plaque psoriasis.- AbbVie

Of patients treated with Skyrizi, 87 percent achieved PASI 90 compared to 57 percent of Cosentyx-treated patients at 52 weeks...

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Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a chronic and progressive fibrotic interstitial lung disease that occurs mostly in older adults, is limited to the lungs and often displays a characteristic imaging and histological appearance. Find out how to diagnose IPF and the latest interventions available for patients living with this burden.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Transplantation

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

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Guidelines

Cannabis-based medicinal products

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

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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...

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Multiple sclerosis in adults: management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing multiple sclerosis in people aged 18 and over. It aims to improve the quality of life for adults with multiple sclerosis by promoting symptom management...

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Journal articles

Cardiovascular comorbidity in rheumatic diseases.

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and other inflammatory joint diseases (IJDs) have an increased risk of premature death compared with the general population, mainly because of the risk of cardiovascular disease, which is...

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Biosimilars in rheumatology: A review of the evidence and their place in the treatment algorithm.

Determining biosimilarity involves a comprehensive exercise with a focus on determining the comparability of the molecular characteristics and preclinical profile of the biosimilar and reference product, such that there is less need for...

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Psoriatic arthritis: Epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment.

Our understanding of psoriatic arthritis has evolved as new knowledge of the disease has emerged. However, the exact prevalence of psoriatic arthritis is unknown, and its pathogenesis has not been fully elucidated.

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Clinical trials

Study to Assess Intracerebroventricular (ICV) Delivery of CT-010 in Subjects With Focal Seizures, With Temporal Lobe Onset With or Without Secondary Generalization

This is a Phase 2 double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled study to assess the safety and efficacy of ICV delivery of CT-010 via an implantable pump and a cranial port and dual lumen catheter (CIC) in subjects with focal seizures...

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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of DBPR108 100 mg in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Patients

This study will evaluate the efficacy and safety of 100 mg DRBP108 tablets in the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus. A total of 750 subjects will be randomly allocated to three groups: DRBP108, active comparator and placebo comparator...

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Inhaled NAC in Treatment of IPF

This study plans to learn more about the safety and tolerability of inhaled N-Acetylcysteine (NAC) in patients with pulmonary fibrosis. The study will also create a bank of data, blood, and sputum from IPF patients for future research.

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

EPAD – Changing the way we think about Alzheimer’s prevention

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We spoke to Professor Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh, the poject co-coordinator for EPAD, a collaborative venture that is facilitating meaningful progress in preventative Alzheimer’s therapies. Find out more about the project, its methods, expectations and goals.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

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For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

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When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

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