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REVERSE Phase III trial of GS 010 shows improvement in Leber Hereditary Optic Neuropathy.- GenSight Biologics

GenSight Biologics reported a first set of results from Week 96 of the REVERSE Phase III clinical trial of GS...

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Positive phase III trial of Epidiolex to treat tuberous sclerosis complex.- GW Pharma

GW Pharmaceuticals plc and its U.S. subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences Inc., the world leader in the science, development, and commercialization of...

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Novartis acquires Xiidra, a treatment for dry eye disease from Takeda.

Novartis announced that it has entered into an agreement with Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited to acquire the assets associated with...

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Guidelines

Cystic fibrosis: diagnosis and management

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing cystic fibrosis. It specifies how to monitor the condition and manage the symptoms to improve quality of life.

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British Association of Dermatologists guidelines for biologic therapy for psoriasis 2017

The overall aim of the guideline is to provide evidence-based recommendations on the use of biologic therapies (adalimumab, etanercept, infliximab, ixekizumab, secukinumab and ustekinumab) in adults, children and young people...

Added 9 years ago

Clinical practice guidelines for the care of girls and women with Turner syndrome: proceedings from the 2016 Cincinnati International Turner Syndrome Meeting.

Turner syndrome affects 25-50 per 100,000 females and can involve multiple organs through all stages of life, necessitating multidisciplinary approach to care.

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Journal articles

Association of Patisiran, an RNA Interference Therapeutic, With Regional Left Ventricular Myocardial Strain in Hereditary Transthyretin Amyloidosis: The APOLLO Study.

Objective: To evaluate the treatment association of patisiran with regional LV myocardial strain in cardiac manifestation in hATTR amyloidosis.

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Somatic and germline genomics in paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Advances in genomic research and risk-directed therapy have led to improvements in the long-term survival and quality of life outcomes of patients with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Added 15 days ago

The Functional Role of Prostate Cancer Metastasis-related Micro-RNAs.

The mortality of patients with hormone-resistant prostate cancer can be ascribed to a large degree to metastasis to distant organs, predominantly to the bones. In this review, we discuss the contribution of micro-RNAs (miRs) to...

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Clinical trials

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetic Study of Prophylactic Emicizumab Versus No Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A Participants (HAVEN 5)

This randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of emicizumab in participants with hemophilia A regardless of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor status.

Added 1 year ago

Safety and Tolerability of SYNB1618 in Healthy Adult Volunteers and Adult Subjects With Phenylketonuria (PKU)

This study will evaluate SYNB1618 (investigational product) in healthy volunteers (HV) and subjects diagnosed with phenylketonuria (PKU) for the possible treatment of PKU. Phenylketonuria (PKU) is a rare inherited metabolic...

Added 24 days ago

A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of Emicizumab Given Every 4 Weeks in Participants With Hemophilia A (HAVEN 4)

This multicenter, open-label, non-randomized study will assess the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of emicizumab administered at a dose of 6 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) every 4 weeks...

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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?

Kimberley Kendall

An Introduction to Complex Disease Genetics

Posted 5 years ago

What's the difference between a gene 'for' a disease and genes that predispose you to susceptibility? How can we use markers to determine the likelihood a patient will develop a disease? What's nature and what's nurture?

Dr Kimberley Kendall introduces the complexities of Disease Genetics. Affecting the whole of medicine, disease genetics are already revolutionising how we think about medicine. We welcome your views in the comments.

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Congenital heart disease in adults

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