European Medicines Agency approves use of Dolutegravir 5 mg dispersible tablet for younger children living with HIV
These small tablets can now be used in combination with other medicines for treating children living with HIV who are aged at least four weeks and weigh at least 3kg.
NHS England commissions radiotherapy for men with low volume metastatic prostate cancer
This decision was made following a recommendation from the Clinical Priorities Advisory Group based on evidence from the STAMPEDE trial.
Shorter treatments are safe and effective for children with minimal tuberculosis
SHINE found that the four month treatment was as good as the standard six month treatment for children with minimal TB.
Active surveillance after surgery still best approach for kidney cancer
Results from the SORCE trial confirm that the drug sorafenib should not be used as treatment straight after surgery for kidney cancer. These results were published yesterday in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Innovative clinical trial design and meta-analysis extending beyond the boundaries of single cancer types
Major international clinical trials answering questions of global public health significance
Development of methods with direct impact on the design, conduct and analysis of studies
Other Research & Policy
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#Publication - What factors indicate prognosis for adults with depression in primary care? A protocol for meta-analyses of individual patient data using the Dep-GP database. Read here for free 🔓: https://t.co/hUdQOmE5TS #metaanalysis #IPD
#Publication - 2019 update of the European AIDS Clinical Society Guidelines for treatment of people living with HIV version 10.0. Read here for free 🔓: https://t.co/Xtb34LNM1C #HIV https://t.co/3Q68Sfoetl