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Elocta and Alprolix can provide perioperative haemostatic control across a wide spectrum of major and minor surgeries in subjects of all ages with severe haemophilia A and B respectively. SOBI + Sanofi.

Sobi and Sanofi will present data demonstrating that Elocta (efmoroctocog alfa) and Alprolix (eftrenonacog alfa) can provide perioperative haemostatic control...

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CHMP recommends approval of Esperoct in haemophilia A

Novo Nordisk announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP), under the European Medicines Agency (EMA), adopted a positive opinion for the use of Esperoct...

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EMA approves Hemlibra for routine prophylaxis in haemophilia A

Roche announced that the European Commission has approved Hemlibra (emicizumab) for routine prophylaxis of bleeding episodes in people with severe...

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Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

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Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

Added 11 months ago

The British Society of Gastroenterology/UKPBC primary biliary cholangitis treatment and management guidelines

Primary biliary cholangitis (formerly known as primary biliary cirrhosis, PBC) is an autoimmune liver disease in which a cycle of immune mediated biliary epithelial cell injury, cholestasis and progressive fibrosis can culminate over time in...

Added 11 months ago

2018 European Thyroid Association (ETA) Guidelines for the Management of Amiodarone-Associated Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment with amiodarone is associated with changes in thyroid function tests, but also with thyroid dysfunction (amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism, AIH, and amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, AIT).

Added 10 months ago

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Journal articles

Clot waveform analysis in Clauss fibrinogen assay contributes to classification of fibrinogen disorders.

Objectives: To establish a novel approach to classify fibrinogen disorders, we investigated the potential of clot waveform analysis (CWA) of CFA and searched for a surrogate marker for fibrinogen Ag.

Added 5 days ago

MicroRNA as a diagnostic biomarker in childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia; systematic review, meta-analysis and recommendations.

Several studies detected abnormal mi-RNAs expression levels in childhood Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) with potential diagnostic value. We conducted a systematic search on certain microRNAs in childhood ALL.

Added 16 days ago

Prostate-specific markers to identify rare prostate cancer cells in liquid biopsies.

Despite improvements in early detection and advances in treatment, patients with prostate cancer continue to die from their disease. Minimal residual disease after primary definitive treatment can lead to relapse and distant metastases...

Added 22 days ago

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Transperineal, MRI-guided, Prostate Biopsy

Primary purpose: Complications and rehospitalizations after transperineal prostate biopsy MRI-guided are reduced than transrectal prostate biopsies. Secondary purposes: - Patients...

Added 4 years ago

Rapid Medical Donation Programme for Breast Cancer (LEGACY)

Treatment of breast cancer has traditionally been based on the primary tumour's features in the breast. Only recently, when cancer...

Added 6 years ago

Non Ivasive Prenatal Diagnosis (NIPD) of Cystic Fibrosis

The purprose of this study is to develop and validate an analytical and clinical NIPD test for cystic fibrosis from...

Added 6 years ago

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When working in laboratories and hospitals, it’s crucial that any contaminants found in water are removed immediately, before they cause any damage.

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