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CytRx Corporation agrees on preparations for a New Drug Application (NDA) submission for aldoxorubicin in soft tissue sarcomas (STS).

CytRx Corporation has announced the FDA has reached an agreement with CytRx on preparations for a New Drug Application (NDA)...

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EU CHMP recommends approval of Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) for treating acute lymphoblastic leukaemia- Pfizer

The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted a positive opinion, recommending the granting of a marketing authorisation...

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Amgen files sBLA with FDA and application for variation of MAA with EMA for Xgeva (denosumab) to prevent skeletal-related events (SREs) in solid tumors to include patients with multiple myeloma.-Amgen

Amgen has announced the submission of a supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) to the FDA and an application for a...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

What are the most effective treatments for acute heart failure? Can you define advanced heart failure? Discover here...

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Hypogonadism

Epidemiology, pathophysiology, diagnosis/treatment guidelines, recent publication summaries and more

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Type 2 Diabetes

View the latest epidemiology data, patient perspectives, ADA and EASD recommendations, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists and American College of Endocrinology guidelines for management of dyslipidemia and prevention of atherosclerosis.

The development of these guidelines is mandated by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE) Board of Directors and American College of Endocrinology (ACE) Board of Trustees.

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Psoriasis overview NICE Pathways

This document contains a single pathway diagram and uses numbering to link the boxes to the associated recommendations.

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British Guideline on the Management of Asthma

Asthma is a common condition which produces a significant workload for general practice, hospital outpatient clinics and inpatient admissions.

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Journal articles

Lixisenatide as add-on to insulin glargine for the treatment of type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Introduction: As type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) advances, patients receiving basal insulin will eventually require another agent on top of their current regimen in order to achieve glycemic control.

Added April 2017 ago

Benefits of LixiLan, a Titratable Fixed-Ratio Combination of Insulin Glargine Plus Lixisenatide, Versus Insulin Glargine and Lixisenatide Monocomponents in Type 2 Diabetes Inadequately Controlled on Oral Agents: The LixiLan-O Randomized Trial.

Objective: To evaluate efficacy and safety of LixiLan (iGlarLixi), a novel titratable fixed-ratio combination of insulin glargine (iGlar) and lixisenatide (Lixi), compared with both components...

Added April 2017 ago

Efficacy and Safety of LixiLan, a Titratable Fixed-Ratio Combination of Insulin Glargine Plus Lixisenatide in Type 2 Diabetes Inadequately Controlled on Basal Insulin and Metformin: The LixiLan-L Randomized Trial.

Objective: This study was conducted to demonstrate the efficacy and safety of LixiLan (iGlarLixi), a novel, titratable, fixed-ratio combination of insulin glargine (iGlar) (100 units) and lixisenatide, compared with iGlar ...

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Clinical trials

A Three-part Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study to Investigate the Efficacy and Safety of Secukinumab Treatment in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis Subtypes of Psoriatic and Enthesitis-related Arthritis

This is a double-blind, placebo-controlled, event-driven randomized withdrawal study to investigate the efficacy and safety of secukinumab treatment in the Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)...

Added March 2017 ago

Levosimendan Compassionate Use in Pediatric Patients With Advanced Decompensated Heart Failure

Open label study of levosimendan; planned comparison for effectiveness and safety to historic matched case controls from...

Added November 2016 ago

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Blog Posts

Fiona Holland

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Posted 2 months ago

Ahead of World Cancer Day on Saturday (February 4), Fiona Holland, Psychology Lecturer, discusses what to say and what not to say to someone with cancer.

Liam Farrell

Bad smells are good

Posted 6 months ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Monica Caliber

Hypogonadism – why important to diagnose and treat?

Posted 8 months ago

Most clinicians and patients think that the purpose of treating hypogonadism is to merely relieve symptoms. However, this only scratches the surface... 

CME

Association of adherence to lifestyle recommendations and risk of colorectal cancer: a prospective Danish cohort study

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A case of bleeding oesophageal varices

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Tricyclic antidepressants and headaches: systematic review and meta-analysis

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