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  • ,Bedwetting Knowledge Centre What's New

    Launch of the Updated Bedwetting
    Knowledge Centre

    The Bedwetting Knowledge Centre has been given a fresh new look with a
    mobile-responsive design. Users will be better able to use their mobile devices
    to explore sections on disease awareness, publication summaries and a case
    study-led CME activity with ease. Ensure you 
    return to visit this resource often
    to avoid missing out on a number of upcoming content 

  • ,What's New Thrombosis Educational Portal

    Thrombosis Educational Portal (Advertorial)

    Containing sections on thrombosis, venous thromboembolism (VTE) prevention and
    treatment, atrial fibrillation, acute coronary syndrome (ACS) and quarterly-updated
    newsletters, the Thrombosis Educational Portal provides healthcare professionals
    with links to a comprehensive resource used in the treatment and management
    of venous and arterial thrombosis.

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    Launch of ‘IL-17A in Psoriasis’ section

    Located within the Psoriasis Knowledge Centre is a new IL-17A in Psoriasis
    educational area. This resource has been developed primarily to discuss the role
    of the IL-17 pathway in the pathogenesis of psoriasis and the therapeutic potential
    of treatments directed towards IL-17A. Users will find expert videos, clinical
    presentations on topics such as disease perception and emerging therapies, congress
    highlights, key publications and useful resources.

    This resource has been developed in collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG.

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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.

  • ,What's New CLL

    Symptomatic Asthma Learning Zone

    A new educational resource for healthcare professionals involved in treating patients with
    symptomatic asthma has launched on epgonline.org. This resource contains a disease
    awareness section with information on symptom control, treatment recommendations and
    the GINA assessment of current clinical asthma symptom control. Users will also find an
    ​RCGP-accredited CME activity worth 1 CME credit.

Latest News

AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3 studies of brodalumab in psoriasis shown superior to Stelara (ustekinumab) and published in NEJM- Valeant Pharma


The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) has published positive results from two pivotal, multi-centre, Phase III studies – AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3 – demonstrating that treatment with brodalumab resulted in significant clinical ...

Medtronic acquires Lazarus Effect and with it the Lazarus Cover device


Medtronic plc has announced it has acquired Lazarus Effect, a privately-held medical device company based in California focused on acute ischemic stroke products that facilitate the capture and removal of clots. Their Lazarus Cover device is a ...

FDA grants accelerated approval for Keytruda (pembrolizumab) to treat squamous and non squamous NSCLC- Merck


Merck announced that on 2 October 2015, the FDA approved Keytruda (pembrolizumab) monotherapy, at a dose of 2 mg/kg every three weeks, for the treatment of patients with metastatic non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) whose tumours express PD-L1 (as ...

FDA approves combination of Letairis (ambrisentan) and Adcirca (tadalafil) in pulmonary arterial hypertension- Gilead Sciences


The FDA has approved the use of Letairis (ambrisentan), from Gilead Sciences, in combination with Adcirca (tadalafil) for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) (WHO Group 1) to reduce the risks of disease progression and ...

FDA approves PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay, a Keytruda companion diagnostic, for non-small cell lung cancer patients- Dako


The FDA has approved a companion diagnostic, the PD-L1 IHC 22C3 pharmDx assay, from Dako, an Agilent Technologies company, to assess the eligibility of non-small cell lung cancer patients for treatment with Keytruda (pembrolizumab), from Merck Inc. ...

Sandoz files BLA at FDA for etanercept biosimilar


Sandoz announced that the FDA has accepted its Biologics License Application (BLA) under the 351(k) pathway for its proposed biosimilar to Amgen's Enbrel (etanercept) – a tumour necrosis factor alpha (TNF-alpha) inhibitor. Sandoz is seeking ...

UX 001 (aceneuramic acid prolonged release) filed with EU for hereditary inclusion body myopathy- Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical


Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical has successfully filed a Marketing Authorization Application with the European Medicines Agency for UX 001 tablets (aceneuramic acid prolonged release) intended for patients with GNE Myopathy. UX 001 is designed to replace ...

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

Predictors of Excess Weight Loss in Obese Patients After Gastric Bypass: a 60-Month Follow-up.

Virtual Reality-Enhanced Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Morbid Obesity: A Randomized Controlled Study with 1 Year Follow-Up.

Associations between poor sleep quality and different measures of obesity.

Assessing quality of life in severe obesity: development and psychometric properties of the ORWELL-R.

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