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  • ,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.

  • ,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 updates.

  • ,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.

Latest News

FDA approves AcrySof IQ Aspheric IOL for patients undergoing cataract surgery- Alcon/Novartis


Alcon, a division of Novartis, has received FDA approval for its AcrySof IQ Aspheric IOL (intraocular lens) with the UltraSert Pre-loaded Delivery System for patients undergoing cataract surgery. The UltraSert Pre-loaded Delivery System received the ...

FDA approves Synergy Bioabsorbable Polymer Drug-Eluting Stent System to treat coronary artery disease- Boston Scientific


Boston Scientific has received FDA approval for the Synergy Bioabsorbable Polymer Drug-Eluting Stent System (BP-DES) for the treatment of coronary artery disease. With this FDA approval, Boston Scientific will commence commercialization of the ...

Vernalis acquires Moxatag (amoxicillin extended-release) from Pragma Pharma to treat tonsillitis and/or pharyngitis


Vernalis announced that it has acquired the US rights to Moxatag (amoxicillin extended-release tablets) from Pragma Pharmaceuticals. Pragma acquired Moxatag from Shionogi in March 2014. Moxatag is the first and only approved once-daily formulation ...

Positive data from study of Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft System for aortic aneurysms- Medtronic


Medtronic has announced favourable five-year data in the VALOR II Study, demonstrating the durability of the Valiant Thoracic Stent Graft System, an innovative and minimally invasive treatment for patients with thoracic aortic aneurysms (TAA). Key ...

FDA approves abuse-deterrant formulation MorphaBond (morphine sulfate extended-release) for pain management- Inspirion Delivery Technologies


The FDA has approved MorphaBond (morphine sulfate extended-release) tablets, for oral use, from Inspirion Delivery Technologies. MorphaBond is an abuse-deterrent formulation of ER-morphine using physical and chemical barriers, without the use of ...

Phase III trial of SPK RPE65 (gene therapy product) in retinal dystrophies meets primary endpoint- Spark Therapeutics


Spark Therapeutics has announced positive top-line results from a Phase III pivotal trial of SPK RPE65 (gene therapy product) for the treatment of RPE65-mediated inherited retinal dystrophies (IRDs). The Phase III trial met its primary endpoint, with ...

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 ...

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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