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  • ,Whats new CLL KC

    Launch of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)
    Knowledge Centre

    The new CLL Knowledge Centre contains useful resources for healthcare professionals
    treating this condition. There are three key areas: ‘Disease awareness’ (epidemiology,
    pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment), ‘Events’ (upcoming meetings and congresses)
    and ‘Resources’ (links to useful sites and organisations).

  • ,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

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The FDA has approved a new balloon device to treat obesity without the need for invasive surgery. The ReShape Integrated Dual Balloon System (ReShape Dual Balloon) from ReShape Medical, is intended to facilitate weight loss in obese adult patients. ...

LixiLan-O Phase III trial of insulin glargine + lixisenatide met endpoints in type 2 diabetes-Sanofi

30-Jul-2015

Sanofi announced that the LixiLan-O Phase III clinical trial met its primary objective in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with metformin. The fixed-ratio combination of insulin glargine 100 units/mL (Lantus) and lixisenatide (Lyxumia), a GLP-1 ...

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The FDA has rescheduled a meeting of the FDA Anesthetic and Analgesic Drug Products Advisory Committee for 6 November 2015 to review sugammadex injection, an injectable agent to reverse neuromuscular blockade induced by rocuronium or vecuronium ...

Study results with Senza HF Spinal Cord Stimulation System in pain published in Anesthesiology- Nevro Corp

30-Jul-2015

Nevro Corp has announced the publication of the SENZA-RCT results with the Senza HF Spinal Cord Stimulation System in the Online edition of Anesthesiology. The SENZA-RCT pivotal study was a ground-breaking study that was the first to directly compare ...

Merck Inc.acquires cCAM Biotherapeutuics and with it checkpoint inhibitor, CM 24 in Phase I

30-Jul-2015

Merck Inc.,and cCAM Biotherapeutics announced that the companies have signed a definitive agreement under which Merck will acquire cCAM Biotherapeutics, a privately held biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of novel ...

Novartis participates in new Mereo BioPharma Group Ltd and with it BPS 804, BCT 197 and BGS 694

30-Jul-2015

Novartis announced a swap of clinical assets for equity with Mereo BioPharma Group Ltd. The deal involves compounds in areas of unmet medical need including BPS-804, to improve bone density in brittle bone syndrome, an orphan disease; BCT-197 for ...

rVIII-SingleChain (recombinant factor VIII single-chain) filed with FDA for haemophilia A- CSL Behring

29-Jul-2015

The FDA has accepted for review a Biologics License Application for rVIII-SingleChain (recombinant factor VIII single-chain), from CSL Behring, for the treatment of haemophilia A. In the pivotal clinical trial, rVIII-SingleChain met all primary ...

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