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The recent ruling (21 November 2018) of the European Court of Justice puts an end to the dispute over the off-label use of bevacizumab for age-related macular degeneration.

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Vitamin D is commonly referred to as a group of hormone function secosteroids, of which the metabolically active form is 1,25-OH.1 Vitamin D is one of the drugs that has undergone the largest increase in prescription in recent years in Italy, rising from 6.2% in 2013 to 12.6% in 2017.2 The...

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Phytovigilance & Supplements
In recent years there has been an increase in the use of complementary and alternative medicines (CAM) in the general population, in paediatrics and also during pregnancy and lactation. This phenomenon is largely due to the fact that complementary medicine practices and even more natural products...