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  • ,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

  • ,

    New Therapy Focus area for
    type 2 diabetes launched

    This free resource has recently launched on epgonline.org containing information
    for healthcare professionals based in Europe on the use of incretin‐insulin treatment
    combinations for type 2 diabetes. Explore five informative sections focused on the role
    emerging incretin‐based therapies can play in the long‐term treatment and management of
    type 2 diabetes.

Latest News

Novo Nordisk withdraws Tresiba (insulin degludec) from Germany due to price negotiations

03-Jul-2015

Novo Nordisk announced that the company has decided to cease distribution of its once-daily basal insulin Tresiba (insulin degludec) in Germany following a negative outcome of price negotiations with the GKV Spitzenverband, the German national ...

CellDetect non-invasive test recieves CE mark approval in EU for bladder cancer recurrence- BioLight Life Sciences

03-Jul-2015

The CellDetect non-invasive test, from BioLight Life Sciences, for detecting bladder cancer in urine has obtained CE Marking, enabling the product to be marketed and sold in Europe and other territories. BioLight also announced that the European ...

FDA approves Orkambi (lumacaftor + ivacaftor) to treat cystic fibrosis F508del mutation- Vertex Pharma

03-Jul-2015

The FDA has approved Orkambi (lumacaftor + ivacaftor) combination from Vertex Pharma for the treatment of cystic fibrosis patients whose condition is caused by the F508del mutation in their CFTR genes. This decision opens a larger market for Vertex ...

EU approvals for Spiolto Respimat (tiotropium/olodaterol) for treatment of COPD- Boehringer

03-Jul-2015

Boehringer Ingelheim announced regulatory authority approvals for Spiolto Respimat (tiotropium/olodaterol) in first European countries. Spiolto Respimat is a once-daily maintenance treatment to relieve symptoms in adult patients with chronic ...

Baxalta commences business

02-Jul-2015

Baxalta, spun out of Baxter, launches on 1 July 2015 to develop and promote products in haematology, immunology and to expand its oncology business. Prime products for haematology include Advate, Bebulin, Feiba, Hemofilm, Obizumab, Recombinate and ...

Topline safety results from Phase III trial of LPCN 1021 in hypogonadal men- Lipocine

01-Jul-2015

Lipocine announced top-line 52-week safety results from its SOAR pivotal Phase III clinical study evaluating efficacy and safety of LPCN 1021, an oral testosterone product candidate, in hypogonadal men with low testosterone. Overall, LPCN 1021 was ...

PRISM II study of Nuedexta (dextromethorphan and quinidine sulphate) reports data for treating pseudobulbar affect- Avanir Pharma

01-Jul-2015

Avanir Pharmaceuticals announced top-line data from the PRISM II study showing that treatment with Nuedexta (dextromethorphan and quinidine sulphate) was associated with a statistically significant reduction in symptoms of pseudobulbar affect (PBA) ...

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Anaemia management in people with chronic kidney disease

Lower urinary tract symptoms: The management of lower urinary tract symptoms in men

Suspected cancer: recognition and referral (NG12)

Bronchiolitis in children

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Three-Year Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery vs Lifestyle Intervention for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Treatment: A Randomized Clinical Trial.

Consequences of AphanizomenonFlos-aquae(AFA) extract (Stemtech (TM) ) on metabolic profile of patients with type 2 diabetes.

Cognitive existential couple therapy (CECT) in men and partners facing localised prostate cancer: a randomised controlled trial.

Circulating tumor cell biomarker panel as an individual-level surrogate for survival in metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.

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