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  • ,Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

    Launch of the Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

    This new resource has been developed to support healthcare professionals
    in the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF).
    It contains a host of clinical information including a disease awareness section,
    emerging and supportive therapeutic options and current best practice
    based on recently updated guidelines by the
    European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS).

  • ,CLL What's New

    New case-based chronic lymphocytic leukaemia
    CME module

    A new CME activity ‘Treatment Optimisation in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia’ has been
    added to the CLL Knowledge Centre on epgonline.org. Read case studies and improve
    your knowledge of CLL by answering quiz questions based on a variety of scenarios. This
    module has been EACCME-accredited and is worth 1 European CME credit. There is
    no cost to complete this educational activity.

  • ,Hypogonadism Relaunch Whats New

    Launch of updated Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre

    Our Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre contains important disease awareness
    information to support healthcare professionals in the current best practice
    treatment and management of male hypogonadism and is available to access free of
    charge. Sections cover epidemiology, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, treatment
    options, as well as useful resources and a regularly updated publications digest.

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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.

Latest News

NICE now recommends Repatha (evolocumab) for dyslipidaemia-Amgen

09-Feb-2016

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has changed its mind regarding Repatha (evolocumab) from Amgen. In a new appraisal NICE accepts Repatha alone or in combination with other lipid lowering therapies at a dosage of 140 mg ...

NICE does not recommend Praluent (alirocumab) to treat high cholesterol-Sanofi

09-Feb-2016

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence has issued draft guidance not recommending Praluent (alirocumab)from Sanofi,for people with high cholesterol (primary hypercholesterolaemia - heterozygous-familial and non-familial) and mixed ...

FDA issues Complete Response Letter relating to Kalydeco (ivacaftor) treatment of residal function mutations of Cystic Fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR). -Vertex

09-Feb-2016

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that it received a Complete Response Letter from the FDA for its supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the use of Kalydeco (ivacaftor) in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages 2 and older who have ...

Label update for Rexulti (brexpiprazole) filed with FDA for the maintenance treatment of adults with schizophrenia- Lundbeck and Otsuka

09-Feb-2016

The FDA has accepted for review a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for the proposed labeling update of Rexulti (brexpiprazole), from Lundbeck and Otsuka, for the maintenance treatment of adults with schizophrenia. Under the Prescription Drug ...

Abbott Laboratories acquires Kalila Medical and with it the Vado steerable sheath

08-Feb-2016

Abbott Laboratories, a healthcare company, has acquired Kalila Medical, Inc., a developer of next-generation access technologies used in cardiac electrophysiology procedures for the treatment of heart rhythm disorders, including atrial fibrillation. ...

Launch of new Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

08-Feb-2016

​ A Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre has launched on epgonline.org to support healthcare professionals in the treatment of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). This resource contains a host of clinical information including a disease awareness ...

FDA approves Amplia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan and Compia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan systems for heart failure- Medtronic

07-Feb-2016

The FDA has approved Medtronic Amplia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan and Compia MRI Quad CRT-D SureScan systems for the treatment of heart failure. These magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) conditional cardiac resynchronization therapy defibrillators (CRT-Ds) ...

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