• Uptake of newborn screening for rare conditions in Wales
    Uptake of newborn screening for rare conditions in Wales

    2018-2019 report from Newborn Bloodspot Screening Wales.

  • AASLD 2019 — Pediatric Alagille syndrome: long-term maralixibat reduces itch, xanthoma

    Long-term study supports FDA breakthrough status of bile acid transporter.

  • AASLD 2019 — Hepatorenal syndrome type 1: adding terlipressin to albumin improves renal function

    Pharmacologic approaches are needed to reverse HRS.

  • EACS 2019 – Video interview with Teymur Noori: PrEP implementation in Europe
    EACS 2019 – Video interview with Teymur Noori: PrEP implementation in Europe

    “The results of a confidential survey in EU countries – a huge difference in what the countries are paying for PrEP”

  • AASLD 2019 — Bezafibrate reduces itch in chronic cholestatic liver disease

    Pruritus is a common symptom in patients with cholestatic liver disease.

  • Opioids add no benefit for medical abortion-related pain

    Participants reported a high peak pain level occurring 2.5-4 hours after misoprostol, lasting for about one hour.

  • Cognitive deficits following mild hypoxic ischaemic encephalopathy in infancy

    Study suggests therapeutic hypothermia should be considered for this population.

  • Arthritis: long-term response to anti-TNF can be predicted before six months
    Arthritis: long-term response to anti-TNF can be predicted before six months

    Data from the British Society for Rheumatology Biologics Register for RA.

  • Starting ages for breast cancer screening should depend on family history

    Swedish researchers analyzed a nationwide cohort of more than 5,000,000 women with a positive family history.

  • European pneumonia mortality rates highest in UK, Poland and Portugal
    European pneumonia mortality rates highest in UK, Poland and Portugal

    The standardised death rate for pneumonia stood at 26 deaths per 100,000 EU inhabitants in 2016.

  • New guidelines for pediatric psoriasis

    Evidence-based guidelines address the specific needs of pediatric patients.

  • NHS England cancer waiting times
    NHS England cancer waiting times

    The latest official monthly statistics.

  • Subclinical hypothyroidism tied to lower ovarian reserve in women aged 35 years and older

    Results from a retrospective study involving 2568 women.

  • Even in well-controlled T2D, canagliflozin offers CV, renal benefit

    Both cardiovascular and renal events are reduced even with baseline HbA1c 6.5%-7%.

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