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Biologics application submitted for osteoporosis drug

July 23, 2016

A Biologics License Application for romosozumab, an investigational monoclonal antibody much anticipated as a therapy for the treatment of osteoporosis in postmenopausal women at high risk for fracture, has been submitted to the FDA by co-developers Amgen and UCB, according to a press release from Amgen.

Romosozumab inhibits the protein sclerostin to increase bone formation and decrease bone resorption.

AASLD/IDSA update HCV guidance

July 23, 2016
The American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases and the Infectious Diseases Society of America have released updated guidelines on their website for the…

Memorial Sloan Kettering society presents inaugural prize

July 23, 2016
Richard J. O’Reilly, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center has been named the inaugural recipient of The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Prize. The…

New studies will investigate long-term anticoagulant use

July 23, 2016
The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Board of Governors announced the approval of $6.5 million to fund two studies that will compare the effectiveness of…
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VIDEO: Speaker gives update on infectious uveitis

July 23, 2016
At Hawaiian Eye, Thomas A. Albini, MD, gives an update on infectious uveitis.
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Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services July 2016 CNE Activity

This activity is co-provided by Villanova University College of Nursing and SLACK Incorporated.

Topics include psychiatric inpatient bedside handoff, advocating for the use of pharmacogenomics testing, and…
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Comparison of Anterior Segment Parameters Obtained by Dual-Scheimpflug Analyzer Before and After Cycloplegia in Children

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, July/August 2016, Volume 53 Issue 4
To assess the changes of anterior segment parameters with cycloplegia. A cross-sectional study of healthy pediatric…
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