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EMA validates MAA application from Shire for Veyvondi to prevent bleeding in patients with von Willebrand Disease.

Shire plc the leading biotechnology company focused on serving individuals with rare diseases, announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA)...

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MHRA in the UK grants Raxone (idebenone) a positive scientific opinion to treat Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy under Early Access to Medicines Scheme.- Santhera Pharmaceuticals

Santhera Pharmaceuticals announces that the UK's Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted Raxone (idebenone) a positive scientific...

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Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee of FDA votes in favour of inclusion of CV outcomes data from LEADER trial in Victoza (liraglutide) label.- Novo Nordisk.

Novo Nordisk announced that the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drugs Advisory Committee (EMDAC) of the FDA has completed its meeting regarding...

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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.

Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis causes great strain on the workforce. Help to reduce sick days and improve productivity with appropriate treatment options.

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Bedwetting

Essential screening, diagnosis and best strategies to manage bedwetting

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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

Repetitive use of levosimendan in advanced heart failure: need for stronger evidence in a field in dire need of a useful therapy

Patients in the latest stages of heart failure are severely compromised, with poor quality of life and frequent hospitalizations.

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Emotional distress increases the likelihood of undergoing surgery among men with localized prostate cancer

We determined whether among men with clinically localized prostate cancer, particularly men with low risk disease, greater emotional distress increases the likelihood of undergoing surgery vs radiation or active surveillance.

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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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)...

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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...

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Blog Posts

Dr Elizabeth Angier

What’s Allergy got to do with it?

Posted 10 days ago

Experiences of an allergy and immunology congress - a short blog (by a primary care physician).

Fiona Holland

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Posted 4 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 8 months ago

Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

CME

Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Clinical pointers: Blood glucose control in type 2 diabetes

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Clinical pointers: recognising and managing acute complications of diabetes in adults

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