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  • ,AIKN CDI May Update

    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) CDI Updates

    The Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network – Clostridium difficile infection (AIKN-CDI) has
    recently been updated with new content including presentation slides from EBMT and
    ECCMID 2015, a gut microflora animation unveiled at the Astellas stand during
    ECCMID 2015, recent articles added to the ‘CDI perspectives’ section and the
    opportunity to participate in a second round consensus questionnaire for the
    ​largest ever clinician consensus report.

    May 2015 MYC/15/0020/EUb

  • ,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.

  • ,Whats new Psoriasis Knowledge centre

    Launch of Psoriasis Knowledge Centre

    A new Psoriasis Knowledge Centre has launched on epgonline.org
    to provide dermatologists, family medicine physicians and other healthcare
    professionals with free access to relevant information on psoriasis including
    pathophysiology, comorbidities, signs and symptoms, diagnosis and more.

  • ,What's New ECCMID IFI

    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) IFI Updates

    The AIKN-IFI has been updated with four presentations from the Astellas-sponsored
    symposium at the 25th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious
    Diseases (ECCMID) 2015
    . The congress took place on 25–28 April in Copenhagen,
    Denmark. Visit the congresses section of this resource to view and download the slides
    free of charge.

    May 2015 MYC/15/0040/EUb

  • ,

    New Therapy Focus area for
    type 2 diabetes launched

    This free resource has recently launched on epgonline.org containing information
    for healthcare professionals based in Europe on the use of incretin‐insulin treatment
    combinations for type 2 diabetes. Explore five informative sections focused on the role
    emerging incretin‐based therapies can play in the long‐term treatment and management of
    type 2 diabetes.

Latest News

One year results for Cosentyx (secukinumab)for Psoriatic Arthritis published in The Lancet- Novartis


Novartis announced that new one year results from the pivotal Phase III FUTURE 2 study of secukinumab in psoriatic arthritis (PsA) were published in The Lancet following fast-track review. Secukinumab is the first interleukin-17A (IL-17A) inhibitor ...

EU approves oral Orfadin (nitisinone) to treat Hereditary Tyrosinaemia type-1 -SOBI


Sobi announced that the European Commission has approved the oral suspension formulation of Orfadin (nitisinone) for the treatment of Hereditary Tyrosinaemia type-1 (HT-1) as of 19 June 2015. HT-1 is a rare genetic disease that affects infants and ...

CHMP recommends Odomzo (sonidegib)to treat basal cell carcinoma- Novartis


On 25 June 2015, the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation for the medicinal product Odomzo (sonidegib) from Novartis, intended for the treatment of ...

CHMP recommends Raxone (idebenone) to treat Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON)- Santhera


The European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has recommended granting marketing authorisation for Raxone (idebenone) from Santhera for the treatment of visual impairment in adolescent and adult patients ...

CHMP recommends Humira (adalimumab) to treat hidradenitis suppurativa- AbbVie


The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has recommended extending the use of Humira (adalimumab) from AbbeVie to include treatment of adults with active moderate to severe hidradenitis suppurativa (acne inversa), who have failed to respond to ...

Study of Implantable Miniature Telescope for patients with age-related macular degeneration published-VisionCare


VisionCare Ophthalmic Technologies has announced the publication of Long-Term results for the Implantable Miniature Telescope for patients with Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) in Clinical Ophthalmology. The 5-year data show substantial ...

Phase III study of Emend (fosaprepitant dimeglumine) shows benefits in chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting-Merck


Merck has announced results from a Phase III study investigating the safety and efficacy of single-dose Emend (fosaprepitant dimeglumine) for Injection, in combination with other anti-vomiting medicines, for the prevention of chemotherapy-induced ...

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Clinical Guidelines

Anaemia management in people with chronic kidney disease

Lower urinary tract symptoms: The management of lower urinary tract symptoms in men

Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12)

Bronchiolitis in children

Medical Journals

Cognitive existential couple therapy (CECT) in men and partners facing localised prostate cancer: a randomised controlled trial.

Circulating tumor cell biomarker panel as an individual-level surrogate for survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

Assessing adverse events of postprostatectomy radiation therapy for prostate cancer: evaluation of outcomes in the Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Risk and timing of cardiovascular disease after androgen-deprivation therapy in men with prostate cancer.

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