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    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) CDI Updates

    Recently updated with ISICEM 2015 presentations, data from the largest ever European
    clinician consensus report, as well as key perspectives on Clostridium difficile infection
    (CDI).
    The Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network shares expertise and experience in the area of
    anti-infectives.

    This educational resource is an initiative by Astellas Pharma EMEA. Please remember
    to return often to read the news, clinical insights, and essential information from the
    latest anti-infectives congresses.

    March 2015 FDX/15/0024/EUb

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    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.

  • ,Whats's New Diabetes Knowledge Centre Relaunch

    Updated Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Knowledge Centre

    Explore new information added to the diagnosis and treatment sections of the
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Knowledge Centre with recommendations on the appropriate
    management of the condition. A brand new guidelines section is also available,
    containing the latest recommendations from ADA, EASD and NICE.

  • ,What's New Hypogonadism

    Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre

    epgonline.org’s Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre features a publications digest section,
    regularly updated with analysis and comment on recent scientific articles related to male
    hypogonadism.

    Found within the Men’s Health/Andrology disease topic homepage, users can also access
    information on the prevalence, diagnosis and available treatment options for male
    hypogonadism.

  • ,What's New Obesity 2 and 3

    New modules added to Obesity CME series

    Two new modules have been added to the EACCME-accredited European Obesity Initiative
    CME series.

    'Understanding Obesity' is already available for healthcare professionals looking to improve
    their understanding of obesity as a serious medical illness. Modules 2 and 3 focus
    on the pharmacological considerations and rationale for lifelong behaviour change.
    A combined total of 5 European CME credits (ECMECs) are available on successful
    completion of this free CME series.

Latest News

FDA approves Corlanor (ivabradine)to treat heart failure-Amgen

17-Apr-2015

Amgen announced that the FDA has granted approval of Corlanor (ivabradine), an oral medication indicated to reduce the risk of hospitalization for worsening heart failure in patients with stable, symptomatic chronic heart failure with left ...

TASQ (tasquinimod) discontinued for Prostate Cancer-Active Biotech/Ipsen

17-Apr-2015

Active Biotech and Ipsen announced top line results of the 10TASQ10 study. While the study showed that TASQ (tasquinimod) reduced the risk of radiographic cancer progression or death compared to placebo (rPFS, HR=0.69, CI 95%: 0.60 - 0.80) in ...

Study of HeartWare Ventricular Assist System in Heart Failure meets primary endpoint-HeartWare

17-Apr-2015

HeartWare International has announced that data from its first destination therapy clinical trial cohort, ENDURANCE, successfully demonstrated that the trial achieved the primary endpoint. HeartWare's ENDURANCE clinical trial is a prospective, ...

BMS transfers rights to Erbitux (cetuximab) in US, Puerto Rico and Canada to Eli Lilly.

17-Apr-2015

Eli Lilly and Company and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company have announced that the companies have agreed to transfer rights to Erbitux (cetuximab) in North America, including the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico, from Bristol-Myers Squibb to Lilly. ...

Updates to Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network-CDI

17-Apr-2015

​ The Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network – Clostridium difficile infections (AIKN-CDI), an initiative by Astellas Pharma EMEA, has recently been updated with new content. New features on the site include data presentations from the 35th ISICEM, ...

COMPLEMENT 1 study of Arzerra (ofatumumab)+ chlorambucil positive results published in The Lancet-Novartis

16-Apr-2015

Phase III data published in The Lancet showed that treatment with Arzerra (ofatumumab), from Novartis, plus chlorambucil, a chemotherapy, resulted in a statistically significant improvement in progression free survival (PFS) versus chlorambucil ...

Success for Ibrance (palbociclib)+ fulvestrant in PALOMA-3 trial for metastatic breast cancer- Pfizer

16-Apr-2015

Pfizer Inc. announced that the Phase III PALOMA-3 trial for Ibrance (palbociclib) met its primary endpoint of demonstrating an improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) for the combination of Ibrance plus fulvestrant( Faslodex) compared with ...

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Guidelines on Muscle-invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer

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Obesity Impairs γδ T Cell Homeostasis and Antiviral Function in Humans.

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