Conditions of Use

The “” website is intended to provide information and education to an international audience of healthcare professionals. It is not intended to provide information to the general public, or any patient information, medical diagnosis or treatment information for any medical disorder. If you are not a healthcare professional and are searching for medical information relating to a medical disorder, we recommend that you contact your healthcare professional.

Access to and use of this website are subject to the following conditions. Please do not use this website unless you agree with these conditions. This website has been developed by the Translational Medicine Academy. We reserve the right to discontinue or to make partial or complete modifications to this website or to the General Terms and Conditions. Please note that we may make such changes at our own discretion and without prior announcement. We must, therefore, ask you, next time you visit this website, to view the conditions again and to note any changes or amendments that may have been made.


All “data, text, materials, documents and illustrations (“Content”)” published on this website are the proprietary materials and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. You may use the Content solely for personal, non-commercial purposes. It is your responsibility to apply for the relevant copyright permissions for any further use of the figures/tables and images contained on this website. Except for the limited rights of use granted in this paragraph, all rights, including all copyrights, in the Content are fully reserved to the Translational Medicine Academy. All other uses are prohibited.


The trademarks, service marks and logos used and displayed on the website are registered and unregistered trademarks and service marks. Other parties’ trademarks and service marks that may be referred to on the website are the property of their respective owners. Nothing on the website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials without prior written permission of the Translational Medicine Academy, except for the limited right of use set forth above. Neither the Translational Medicine Academy name or any of the other names, trademarks, service marks or copyrighted materials used on this website may be used in any way, including in any advertising, hyperlink, publicity or promotional materials of any kind, whether relating to the website or otherwise, without the prior written permission of the Translational Medicine Academy  except that a third party website that desires to link to the website may use the name “cvmeta-analysis “ in text format only in or as part of that link.


While reasonable efforts have been made to compile the Content in an accurate and professional manner, the Translational Medicine Academy, make no representations or warranties that the Content is accurate, up-to-date or complete, and all users of the Content agree that they use the Content at their own risk. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. In particular, we must ask you to be aware that the Content may no longer be up to date, and you are responsible to check the Content prior to using it in whatever form. Contributions on this website express the view of the respective authors and do not necessarily reflect the latest scientific insight. The Content does not constitute medical or health care advice for any individual problem, nor is it a substitute for medical or other professional advice and services from a qualified health care provider familiar with the facts of an individual case. Our provision of the Content does not exempt you from the responsibility of conducting your own checks. IN NO EVENT WILL the Translational Medicine Academy OR ANY THIRD PARTIES INVOLVED IN CREATION OF THE CONTENT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE CONTENT OR ANY USE OF THE CONTENT, OR ANY LACK OF AVAILABILITY OF THE CONTENT OR THIS WEBSITE, WHETHER SUCH DAMAGES ARISE IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY, UNDER STATUTE, OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT SUCH DAMAGES WERE FORESEEABLE.


This website contains links/references to third-party websites. Such links are provided to facilitate access to information only and do not imply any approval to the contents of such third-party websites. the Translational Medicine Academy fully disclaim all responsibility for the availability or the contents of such websites or any liability for damage or injury resulting from the use of such contents, of whatever form. Links to other websites are provided to website users merely for the sake of convenience. Users access such websites at their own risk.


This website is checked and updated by the Translational Medicine Academy. This website is exclusively intended for international use by healthcare professionals. No guarantee is provided that the details presented on this website are correct and accurate in any country, and, in particular, that products and services will be available with the same appearance, in the same sizes or on the same conditions throughout the world. Should you call up this website or download contents from such a place, please note that it is your responsibility to ensure that you act in compliance with local legislation.


These Terms of Use shall be governed by the laws of Switzerland. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid or unenforceable, then the Terms of Use will remain in full force and effect and will be reformed to be valid and enforceable while reflecting the intent of the parties to the greatest extent permitted by law. Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, these Terms of Use sets forth the entire agreement between you and the Translational Medicine Academy and its sponsors regarding its subject matter, and supersedes all prior promises, agreements or representations, whether written or oral, regarding such subject matter.”


We have set up this website to share news and to provide medical education material as well as supporting material with you and discuss ideas about related issues. We want to get your thoughts on our articles and involve you into the scientific discussion. However, the Translational Medicine Academy has a responsibility for the information placed on this website and has to adhere to the regulations related to sharing medical and scientific information by pharmaceutical companies. Therefore, we do reserve the right to review and, if necessary, to withhold publication of postings at our discretion.

To maintain the integrity of the website and its content, all comments are moderated. Administrators work to review and approve comments as quickly as possible. Nevertheless, this may take up to 3 working days. Please do not resubmit your comment if it does not appear right away. You will be informed via e-mail when your comment is published. We will also inform you if and why your comment is rejected. We will make any decision as transparent as possible.

Please help us keep this website interesting by actively contributing in the spirit it is intended for, but please respect the following rules and recommendations:


The site will not place any information that qualifies as advertising of licensed pharmaceutical products. Pharmaceutical products can be mentioned only in relation to the scientific data and without any promotional purpose.

The information made available on this website may refer to medicines or indications which may not be approved in your country. They are presented in the spirit of education and the right of the scientific and medical community to be fully informed concerning scientific and medical progress, as stipulated in the IFPMA Code.


Please consider the following common rules of respectful communication, we will be screening for:

  • Personal attacks of any kind or offensive terms that target specific ethnics, racial, age or gender orientation groups.
  • Any violation of the right of third parties and comments that do not relate to the message under discussion or are off-topic.
  • Offering goods or services, of either a commercial or private nature, or using the blog as an advertising space.
  • Spam, i.e. any form of automatically generated content or repeatedly posting the same comment.
  • Expressions in a profane langage.
  • Using the blog to harvest email addresses or other personal information;
  • Using false names or impersonating any person.

In addition, you may not use the website to propagate any virus or harmful computer code.

Please understand, that we will not post any comments that do not comply with these rules.These conditions of use are subject to discussion and change. If you have thoughts about how to improve them, please send a message to