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    Launch of Obesity Learning Hub

    A learning hub has recently launched on epgonline.org offering comprehensive
    information on obesity. Healthcare professionals now have free access to the
    Knowledge Centre, EACCME-accredited European Obesity Initiative CME series
    and a range of additional resources including events information, news and
    journal articles, a clinical media library and patient guides.

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    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) IFI
    Updates

    Latest update: a report has been added to the congresses section from the ‘Integrating
    Critical Care and Haemato-oncology’ meeting held in Berlin, November 2014. Experts
    gathered to share opinion and debate on the changing nature of care for haemato-oncology
    patients requiring critical care. The report is available to view free of charge.

    August 2015 MYC/15/0023/EUa

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    Summer updates to Anti-Infectives Knowledge
    Network – CDI

    New content has been added to the Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network – Clostridium difficile
    infection (AIKN-CDI). The congresses section has been updated to include reports on
    important sessions from ECCMID 2015 and CDI data presented at the 5th International
    Clostridium difficile Symposium (ICDS) 2015 held in Bled, Slovenia on 19-21 May. An
    article titled ‘Antimicrobial Espionage’ has also been added to the CDI perspectives section.

  • ,Whats new CLL KC

    Launch of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
    Knowledge Centre

    The new CLL Knowledge Centre contains useful resources for healthcare professionals
    treating this condition. There are three key areas: ‘Disease awareness’ (epidemiology,
    pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment), ‘Events’ (upcoming meetings and congresses)
    and ‘Resources’ (links to useful sites and organisations).

  • ,Whats New CSU

    Launch of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)
    Knowledge Centre

    A new Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU) Knowledge Centre has
    launched on epgonline.org to raise awareness and improve early diagnosis
    of the condition. Healthcare professionals will have free access to a
    disease overview, recent symposia highlights, a video channel and useful resources.

Latest News

FDA approves Repatha (evolocumab) from Amgen to treat LDL cholesterol

31-Aug-2015

The FDA approved Repatha (evolocumab) injection from Amgen for some patients who are unable to get their low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol under control with current treatment options. Repatha, the second drug approved in a new class of ...

Five year data for FAME study of PressureWire FFR-guided stenting in PCI-St Jude Medical

31-Aug-2015

St. Jude Medical has announced that five year results from the landmark FAME trial have confirmed the long term benefits of fractional flow reserve (FFR) in guiding percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) over angiography alone. An analysis of the ...

Study results for Nanostim leadless pacemaker published in New England Journal of Medicine-St Jude Medical

31-Aug-2015

St. Jude Medical has announced primary results from the LEADLESS II study that confirm the positive benefits of the Nanostim leadless pacemaker for patients in need of a single-chamber ventricular pacemaker. The study also demonstrated the Nanostim ...

FDA approves MagVita TMS Therapy system for depression-MagVenture

31-Aug-2015

The FDA cleared the MagVita TMS Therapy system, from MagVenture, for the treatment of Major Depressive Disorder in adult patients who have failed to receive satisfactory improvement from prior antidepressant medication in the current episode. The ...

New results with Cefaly in migraine pain published in The Journal of Headache and Pain- Cefaly Technologies

27-Aug-2015

A new study finds that Cefaly, the first FDA-approved transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device specifically authorized for use prior to the onset of migraine pain, from Cefaly Technologies, provides relief for 81% of migraine sufferers who ...

NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel diagnostic filed with FDA for 510(k) approval- Luminex Corp

27-Aug-2015

Luminex Corporation announced that it has submitted a 510(k) application to the FDA for the company's NxTAG Respiratory Pathogen Panel. This panel is the only respiratory assay that will easily enable laboratories to simultaneously detect 21 ...

NICE recommends Lixiana (edoxaban) for prevention of recurrent deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism- Daiichi Sankyo

27-Aug-2015

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), the medicines cost-effectiveness body for England and Wales, has recommended a new treatment to help patients suffering from blood clots in the legs and lungs. Daiichi Sankyo announced ...

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Transcutaneous supraorbital neurostimulation in "de novo" patients with migraine without aura: the first Italian experience.

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A New Epigenetic Mechanism of Temozolomide Action in Glioma Cells.

Perampanel for tonic-clonic seizures in idiopathic generalized epilepsy: A randomized trial.

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