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Study describes associations between gender-affirming hormone therapy and body weight changes

Gender-affirming hormone therapy is the bedrock of medical therapy for many transgender and gender diverse individuals. Some adult transgender individuals decide with their health care provider to start hormone therapy – testosterone for transmasculine people and generally a combination of estrogen and antiandrogens for transfeminine people – specifically for the physical and psychological effects these […]

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Prexum

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PREXUM® perindopril (pronounced per-in-do-pril) Consumer Medicine Information WHAT IS IN THIS LEAFLET This leaflet answers some common questions about PREXUM. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. […]

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Diabex XR

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. DIABEX® XR metformin hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Diabex XR. It does not contain all the available information.It does not take the place of talking to your doctor, pharmacist or diabetes […]

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APO-Venlafaxine XR

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. APO-VENLAFAXINE XR CAPSULES Venlafaxine hydrochloride Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about venlafaxine. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or pharmacist. […]

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Opdivo

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. OPDIVO CMI _V17.0 (op-DEE-voh) Nivolumab (nee-vol-u-mab) Consumer Medicine Information WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS – COMBINATION OF OPDIVO AND IPILIMUMAB Both OPDIVO and ipilimumab act on your immune system and may cause inflammation in parts of your body. Inflammation may cause serious damage to […]

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Neo-Mercazole

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. NEO-MERCAZOLE Carbimazole Tablets 5 mg Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some common questions about Neo-Mercazole tablets. It does not contain all the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your doctor or […]

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Premarin

NOTICE: This Consumer Medicine Information (CMI) is intended for persons living in Australia. PREMARIN® Conjugated estrogens Tablets Consumer Medicine Information What is in this leaflet This leaflet answers some of the common questions about PREMARIN Tablets. It does not contain all of the available information. It does not take the place of talking to your […]

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FGF23 hormone from red blood cell precursors promotes hematopoietic stem cell mobilization

A Kobe University research group including graduate student Ishii Shinichi and Associate Professor Katayama Yoshio (both of the Department of Hematology, Graduate School of Medicine) have discovered that fibroblast growth factor-23 (FGF23) produced by erythroblasts (cells that are the precursors of red blood cells) promotes the movement (mobilization) of hematopoietic stem cells into the peripheral […]