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Expertise without borders in cardiology

By sa | Feb 12, 2019 | 0 Comments

The International Session of the Irish Cardiac Society Scientific Meeting and AGM, held recently in Galway, heard lively and informative…

Premenstrual dysphoric disorder: What it is and why it matters

By Ms Deirdre O'Flaherty and Prof Brendan Kelly | Aug 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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An overview of premenstrual dysphoric disorder (PMDD),  a severe, disabling and widely under-recognised form of premenstrual syndrome Premenstrual dysphoric disorder…

Enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy

By Dr Saima Aziz Tarar | Aug 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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There is strong evidence that enhanced cognitive behavioural therapy is very effective for the treatment of eating disorders Eating disorders…

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in adults

By Dr Rama Ahmed and Dr Alan Murtagh | Aug 21, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Core symptoms The key features of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. The diagnosis requires the…

Hand osteoarthritis improves with prednisolone

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The results of the low-dose prednisolone in patients with hand osteoarthritis (HOPE) study presented at EULAR 2019 show that low-dose…

Disease control on tocilizumab

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The results of a randomised controlled trial presented at EULAR 2019 demonstrate high levels of treatment success in approximately two-thirds…

Disease remission associated with 80% reduction in cardiovascular outcomes

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Remission in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is associated with an 80 per cent reduction in risk of cardiovascular outcomes,…

Being overweight linked to psoriatic arthritis

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The results of a study presented at EULAR 2019 demonstrate significant correlation between body mass index (BMI) and disease severity…

Gout patients suffering in silence

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 17, 2019 | 0 Comments
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The results of a 14 country pan-European survey presented at the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology (EULAR 2019) suggest gout…

Irish Neurological Association 55th Annual Scientific Meeting 2019, 6–7 June

By sa | Jul 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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Irish Neurological Association 55th Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The 55th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Irish Neurological Association (INA) was deemed a very successful event that showcased significant…

ASCO Annual Meeting 2019, Chicago, IL

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

Priscilla Lynch presents a round-up of the most important studies presented at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO)…

No benefit from pazopanib in advanced renal cell carcinoma after metastasectomy

By Priscilla Lynch | Jul 3, 2019 | 0 Comments
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No improvement in disease-free survival (DFS) with adjuvant pazopanib (a VEGF tyrosine kinase inhibitor) was observed for patients with no…

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