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  • ,What's New IFI SOT Update

    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) IFI Updates

    Regularly updated with the latest on invasive fungal infections, the most recent content
    to be added to the AIKN-IFI is published recommendations from the ESCMID Study Group
    for Infections in Compromised Hosts (ESGICH) for the prevention and management of
    infections in solid organ transplantation (SOT). Healthcare professionals can access a
    summary of these recommendations in the guidelines section of this resource.

    May 2015 MYC/15/0020/EUb

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    Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network (AIKN) CDI Updates

    Recently updated with ISICEM 2015 presentations, data from the largest ever European
    clinician consensus report, as well as key perspectives on Clostridium difficile infection
    (CDI). The Anti-Infectives Knowledge Network shares expertise and experience in the
    area of anti-infectives. This educational resource is an initiative by Astellas Pharma
    EMEA. Please remember to return often to read the news, clinical insights, and
    essential information from the latest anti-infectives congresses.

    March 2015 FDX/15/0024/EUb

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    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.

  • ,Whats's New Diabetes Knowledge Centre Relaunch

    Updated Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Knowledge Centre

    Explore new information added to the diagnosis and treatment sections of the
    Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Knowledge Centre with recommendations on the appropriate
    management of the condition. A brand new guidelines section is also available,
    containing the latest recommendations from ADA, EASD and NICE.

  • ,What's New Hypogonadism

    Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre

    epgonline.org’s Hypogonadism Knowledge Centre features a publications digest section,
    regularly updated with analysis and comment on recent scientific articles related to male
    hypogonadism.

    Found within the Men’s Health/Andrology disease topic homepage, users can also access
    information on the prevalence, diagnosis and available treatment options for male
    hypogonadism.

Latest News

Intercept Pharma to initiate Phase III trial of OCA for NASH.

21-May-2015

Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced its plans for an international Phase III trial of obeticholic acid (OCA), the company's lead FXR agonist, in patients with non-cirrhotic nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) with liver fibrosis. OCA has ...

Study shows positive benefits of Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve in AVS patients-Edwards Lifesciences

21-May-2015

Edwards Lifesciences has announced that 30-day outcomes for intermediate-risk Aortic Valve Stenosis patients treated transfemorally with the Sapien 3 transcatheter aortic valve at centers in Europe and Canada demonstrated very low mortality and ...

Lotus Valve system shows benefits in post-market study for aortic valve stenosis- Boston Scientific

21-May-2015

A new study evaluating the Boston Scientific Lotus Valve System demonstrated an extremely low rate of paravalvular aortic regurgitation (leakage) for a transcatheter aortic replacement valve, plus a cardiovascular mortality rate of less than two ...

FDA approves Invega Trinza (three month paliperidone palmitate)to treat schizophrenia-Janssen Pharma

21-May-2015

Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that the FDA approved under priority review the New Drug Application (NDA) for the three-month long-acting atypical antipsychotic Invega Trinza. Invega Trinza, a three-month injection, is an atypical ...

Sarepta to file rolling NDA submission at FDA for eteplirsen to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy .

21-May-2015

Sarepta Therapeutics, announced that the Company held a pre-New Drug Application (NDA) meeting with the FDA regarding its lead product candidate, eteplirsen, for the treatment of Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Sarepta has agreed with the Agency ...

CDI Service Evaluation Study of Dificlir (fidaxomicin)for Clostridium difficile Infection -Astellas

21-May-2015

Presented at the 5th International Clostridium Difficile Symposium (ICDS) in Bled, Slovenia, the CDI Service Evaluation Study analysed a large dataset of over 1,450 CDI patient episodes. As a real-world multi-centre study, it assessed the ...

Achillion Pharma and Janssen Pharma collaborate on hepatitis c drugs including ACH 3102, ACH 3422 and sovaprevir

21-May-2015

Achillion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that it has entered into a worldwide license and collaboration arrangement with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. , one of the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson, to develop and ...

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EASL-ALEH Clinical Practice Guidelines: Non-invasive tests for evaluation of liver disease severity and prognosis

EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging in the diagnosis and management of spondyloarthritis in clinical practice

Guidelines on Muscle-invasive and Metastatic Bladder Cancer

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry (WFSBP) Guidelines for Biological Treatment of Schizophrenia. Part 3: Update 2015 Management of special circumstances: Depression, Suicidality, substance use disorders and pregnancy and lactation

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Cost-effectiveness of a behavioral intervention for persistent urinary incontinence in prostate cancer patients.

Androgen receptor: acting in the three-dimensional chromatin landscape of prostate cancer cells

4-D spatiotemporal analysis of ultrasound contrast agent dispersion for prostate cancer localization: a feasibility study.

Current role of multiparametric magnetic resonance imaging in the management of prostate cancer.

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