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FDA accepts NDA to make Procysbi available as oral granules in packets to treat nephropathic cystinosis.- Horizon Therapeutics

Horizon Therapeutics plc announced that the FDA has accepted Horizon’s New Drug Application (NDA) for Procysbi (Cysteamine Bitartrate) Delayed-Release Oral...

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Seattle Genetics + Astellas submit a BLA to the FDA for accelerated approval for enfortumab vedotin for metastatic urothelial cancer.

Seattle Genetics, Inc. and Astellas Pharma Inc. announced submission of a Biologics License Application for accelerated approval to the FDA...

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FDA approves Recarbrio for treatment of complicated urinary tract infections and intra-abdominal infections.- Merck Inc.

Merck Inc., has announced that the FDA has approved Recarbrio (imipenem, cilastatin, and relebactam) for injection, 1.25 grams, a new...

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Guidelines

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

Guidelines on Penile Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on Penile Cancer provides up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of penile squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

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Journal articles

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 1 month 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 2 months ago

The Role of Gut Microbiome in the Pathogenesis of Prostate Cancer: A Prospective, Pilot Study.

Objective: To elucidate potential biomarkers or mechanistic principles involved with the gut microbiota and its impact on prostate cancer pathogenesis.

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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?

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

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