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Expertise without borders in cardiology

By sa | Feb 12, 2019 |

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

PARP inhibitors in cancer – shifting the paradigm to frontline treatment

By Dr Caitriona Goggin and Dr Dearbhaile Collins | Jan 6, 2020 |
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The last decade has seen major advances in oncology therapy with the addition of PARP inhibitors, with significant updated data…

The 2019 European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Asia Congress, Singapore

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 6, 2020 |
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First China-manufactured trastuzumab biosimilar HLX02 global phase 3 trial met primary endpoint in breast cancer outcomes The trastuzumab biosimilar HLX02…

Breast cancer in Ireland

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 6, 2020 |
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Priscilla Lynch reports on the latest data on breast cancer incidence, treatment, and outcomes in Ireland The National Cancer Registry…

GI bleeding outcomes improve with structured services and referral pathways

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 3, 2020 |

Organising gastrointestinal (GI) bleeding services better locally and having established networks and pathways to refer on the sickest patients to…

Lack of awareness about autoimmune hepatitis

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 3, 2020 |
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Autoimmune hepatitis (AIH) is on the rise but remains under-diagnosed and under-recognised, the 2019 ISG Winter Meeting heard Irish-born AIH…

Chemoprevention in Barrett’s oesophagus

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 3, 2020 |

High-dose proton pump inhibitors (PPI) and aspirin chemoprevention therapy, especially in combination, significantly and safely improved outcomes in patients with…

Primary sclerosing cholangitis on the rise in Europe

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 3, 2020 |

Primary sclerosing cholangitis (PSC), a serious, rare, progressive cholestatic liver disease, is becoming more prevalent in Europe, the 2019 ISG…

ISG Winter Meeting deemed a great success

By Priscilla Lynch | Jan 3, 2020 |

The 2019 Irish Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Winter Meeting, which was held in Dublin from 21-22 November, was deemed a…

Study on antibiotics and the microbiome in asthmatic patients

By James Fogarty | Dec 4, 2019 |

The airway physiology and the bacterial burden of the airways, skin and gastrointestinal tracts do not change meaningfully over time…

Joint Conference of the College of Psychiatrists of Ireland and the Royal College of Psychiatrists in Northern Ireland

By sa | Dec 4, 2019 |
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Irish Thoracic Society Annual Scientific Meeting 2019

By sa | Dec 4, 2019 |
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Scleroderma patients potential candidates for lung transplantation

By James Fogarty | Dec 4, 2019 |

Scleroderma patients potential candidates for lung transplantation Patients with pulmonary complications of scleroderma, who are failing medical therapy, are potential…

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