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    Updates to Anti-Coagulation Video Channel

    Not available for members in the UK, US, and Canada

    Three new videos have been added to the Anti-Coagulation Video Channel as part of a
    series of regular updates to this resource. In each video, experts discuss the use of
    novel oral anticoagulants in stroke and DVT. New clinical videos will be added
    regularly, so ensure you return often to make the most of this free resource.

    This resource has been developed in collaboration with Boehringer Ingelheim, who provided the videos.

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    New Type 2 Diabetes CME now available

    A new CME activity ‘Best Practice in Type 2 Diabetes: Update on Incretin Therapies in
    Combination with Insulin’ has been added to the Type 2 Diabetes Learning Zone.
    Complete the five modules to enhance your understanding of the combination
    therapies available for treating type 2 diabetes.

  • ,COPD whats new ATS 2015

    ATS 2015 symposium materials added to
    COPD Knowledge Centre

    Speaker slides and a video from the Novartis-sponsored symposium ‘Are we gaining the
    maximum benefit from bronchodilators in COPD?’ have been added to the COPD Knowledge
    Centre. The session was held at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) conference 2015 to
    highlight the fundamental role of bronchodilators in COPD management, and presented
    key drug data including efficacy and safety of some of the latest COPD therapies.

  • ,Whats New CSU

    Updates to Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria
    Knowledge Centre

    Video presentations of faculty experts speaking at the 23rd World Congress of
    Dermatology (WCD) 2015 have been added to the Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria (CSU)
    Knowledge Centre. Topics discussed include diagnosis, burden and an overall clinical
    picture of urticaria.

  • ,Hyperammonaemia Knowledge Centre

    Launch of Hyperammonaemia Knowledge Centre

    Could you recognise the signs and symptoms of hyperammonaemia?
    Healthcare professionals have FREE access to a new educational resource providing up
    to date disease awareness information, treatment options, video channel and resources
    to help them quickly identify and treat this potentially life-threatening condition.

Latest News

FDA approves Opdivo (nivolumab) to treat advanced renal cell carcinoma- BMS + Ono Pharma


BMS announced that the FDA has approved Opdivo (nivolumab) injection, for intravenous use, for the treatment of patients with advanced renal cell carcinoma (RCC) who have received prior anti-angiogenic therapy. This announcement marks the approval ...

Auris Medical initiates Phase III trial for AM 111 to treat idiopathic sudden sensorineural hearing loss.


Auris Medical Holding AG announced enrollment of the first patient into the pivotal HEALOS clinical trial with AM-111. HEALOS will evaluate the efficacy, safety and tolerability of single dose intratympanic injections of AM-111 in the treatment of ...

EU approves Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan) for adults with symptomatic chronic heart failure - Novartis


The European Commission has approved Entresto (sacubitril/valsartan), from Novartis, for the treatment of adult patients with symptomatic chronic heart failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF). The approval is based on results from the ...

Japan approves Elplat (oxaliplatin) for postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy in gastric cancer- Yakult


Debiopharm International and its partner Yakult has obtained approval in Japan for a supplemental new drug application for Elplat (oxaliplatin) in postoperative adjuvant chemotherapy in gastric cancer, expanding the indications for this product ...

EU approves Blincyto (blinatumomab) for Ph- relapsed or refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia- Amgen


The European Commission has granted conditional marketing authorization for Blincyto (blinatumomab), from Amgen, for the treatment of adults with Philadelphia chromosome-negative (Ph-) relapsed or refractory B-precursor acute lymphoblastic leukemia ...

FDA approves BioThrax (vaccine subcutaneous) to prevent Anthrax following suspected or confirmed exposure to Bacillus anthracis- Emergent BioDefense Operations


The FDA has approved a new indication for BioThrax (vaccine subcutaneous), from Emergent BioDefense Operations, to prevent disease following suspected or confirmed exposure to Bacillus anthracis, the bacterium that causes anthrax disease. The ...

NICE recommends Vimizin (elosulfase alfa) for MPS IVA- BioMarin Pharma


In final draft guidance as part of its Highly Specialised Technologies Programme, NICE has provisionally recommended Vimizin (elosulfase alfa), from BioMarin Pharma, for the treatment of a very rare inherited lysosomal storage disease MPS IVA when ...

Recent Updates


Clinical Guidelines

Management of Obesity in Adults: European Clinical Practice Guidelines

British Committee for Standards in Haematology Guidelines on the Identification and Management of Pre-Operative Anaemia

Guidelines on the measurement of ultraviolet radiation levels in ultraviolet phototherapy: report issued by the British Association of Dermatologists and British Photodermatology Group 2015

Coeliac disease: recognition, assessment and management

Medical Journals

Nanoliposomal irinotecan with fluorouracil and folinic acid in metastatic pancreatic cancer after previous gemcitabine-based therapy (NAPOLI-1): a global, randomised, open-label, phase 3 trial.

Capsaicin 8% patch versus oral pregabalin in patients with peripheral neuropathic pain.

Three-Year Outcomes of Cranial Nerve Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea: The STAR Trial.

Dapagliflozin combination therapy in type 2 diabetes mellitus.

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