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Development of Ajovy is discontinued in cluster headaches

Teva Pharmaceutical provided an update that the Company is discontinuing the clinical development program for use of Ajovy (fremanezumab) in...

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FDA approves Skyrizi for plaque psoriasis

AbbVie announced that the FDA approved Skyrizi (risankizumab-rzaa), an interleukin-23 (IL-23) inhibitor, for the treatment of moderate to severe plaque...

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FDA approves LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System to treat severe aortic stenosis

Boston Scientific Corporation announced it has received FDA approval for the LOTUS Edge Aortic Valve System. Delivered via a minimally-invasive...

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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.

Migraine Knowledge Centre

Migraine Knowledge Centre

The Migraine Knowledge Centre features latest research on the prevalence and impact of migraine, the proposed neurological basis of the condition (and how this is being translated into new and exciting drug therapies), as well as current patient care strategies collated from headache organisations worldwide.

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

Inflammatory bowel disease assessment tools

'New IBD assessment tools at a glance' - an educational symposium sponsored by Sandoz.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

British Thoracic Society Guideline for the initial outpatient management of pulmonary embolism (PE)

The British Thoracic Society (BTS) Guideline for the initial OP management of PE provides guidance on how to risk-stratify patients with suspected and confirmed PE and subsequently manage them in an OP or ambulatory care setting.

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S3 Guideline for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris, update – Short version part 2 – Special patient populations and treatment situations

The German guideline for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris was updated using GRADE methodology. The guideline is based on a systematic literature review completed on December 1, 2016, and on a formal consensus and approval process.

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EASL Clinical Practice Guidelines on hepatitis E virus infection

Infection with hepatitis E virus (HEV) is a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, representing an important global health problem. Our understanding of HEV has changed completely over the past decade.

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Journal articles

Effectiveness of Biologic and Conventional Systemic Therapies in Adults with Chronic Plaque Psoriasis in Daily Practice: A Systematic Review.

The efficacy of biologic or conventional systemic therapies for psoriasis has been shown in randomized controlled trials. Effectiveness, however, has been studied in daily practice cohorts, and no aggregation of effectiveness data...

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Long-term efficacy of novel therapies in moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis: a systematic review and network meta-analysis of PASI response.

Background: Patients with moderate‐to‐severe psoriasis require long‐term treatment, yet few trials compare outcomes beyond a short‐term induction period. Quantitative comparisons of long‐term outcomes in patients with...

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Impact of previous biologic use on the efficacy and safety of brodalumab and ustekinumab in patients with moderate-to-severe plaque psoriasis: integrated analysis of the randomized controlled trials AMAGINE-2 and AMAGINE-3.

Objectives: To investigate the impact of previous biologic exposure on the efficacy and safety of brodalumab and ustekinumab in patients with moderate‐to‐severe plaque psoriasis.

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Clinical trials

Mepolizumab for the Treatment of Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria

This is an exploratory study designed to generate preliminary data in evaluating the efficacy of Nucala in the treatment of chronic spontaneous urticaria.

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A Study to Evaluate the Effects of BGF and GFF on Specific Image Based Airway Volumes and Resistance in Subjects With Moderate to Severe COPD

This is a randomised, controlled, two period cross-over, 4 weeks chronic dosing, study to evaluate the effects of Budesonide/Glycopyrronium/Formoterol Fumarate (BGF) and Glycopyrronium/Formoterol Fumarate (GFF)

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A Study to Compare Safety and Efficacy of Upadacitinib to Dupilumab in Adult Participants With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis (Heads Up)

This is a phase 3, randomized, multi-center study that will evaluate upadacitinib versus dupilumab in adults (18-75 years of age) with moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) who are candidates for systemic therapy.

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

EPAD – Changing the way we think about Alzheimer’s prevention

Posted 8 months ago

We spoke to Professor Craig Ritchie of the University of Edinburgh, the poject co-coordinator for EPAD, a collaborative venture that is facilitating meaningful progress in preventative Alzheimer’s therapies. Find out more about the project, its methods, expectations and goals.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Hereditary angioedema (HAE)

Posted 9 months ago

For many the fear of the unknown is a daunting thought, but particularly so for patients with HAE. Left untreated, this disease causes unpredictable recurrent severe swelling, typically of the limbs, face, intestinal tract and airway.

Lauren McCracken

EAACI hot topics: Allergen specific immunotherapy (AIT)

Posted 10 months ago

When should AIT be used to treat your patients with allergies? Is it right for every allergy? And do we really know the long-term effects of this treatment? This blog highlights some of the talking points surrounding AIT discussed at this year’s EAACI Congress.

CME

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care
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Managing Symptomatic Asthma

Managing Symptomatic Asthma
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