Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017

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FDA gives pre-market approval for Impella RP heart pump for right heart failure.- Abiomed.

Abiomed announced it has received FDA pre-market approval (PMA) for the Impella RP heart pump for right heart failure. This...

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Pfizer sues Johnson & Johnson alleging its anticompetitive practices have denied U.S. patients access to biosimilar competitors including Inflectra (infliximab-dyyb).

Pfizer has filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania against Johnson & Johnson (J&J)....

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Essure contraceptive device is withdrawn in the EU.- Bayer

Bayer has announced that it is discontinuing all sales and marketing efforts of the Essure permanent contraceptive device in all...

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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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Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and see video presentations from the forum. The Inhalation Technology page features a video presentation from the live broadcast presented by key faculty.

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Hypogonadism

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

Tezepelumab in Adults with Uncontrolled Asthma.

Background: In some patients with moderate-to-severe asthma, particularly those with noneosinophilic inflammation, the disease remains uncontrolled. This trial evaluated the efficacy and safety of tezepelumab...

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Cognitive Function in a Randomized Trial of Evolocumab.

Background: Findings from clinical trials of proprotein convertase subtilisin–kexin type 9 (PCSK9) inhibitors have led to concern that these drugs or the low levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol...

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Cost-effectiveness of Evolocumab Therapy for Reducing Cardiovascular Events in Patients With Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease.

Objective: To evaluate the cost-effectiveness of evolocumab in patients with atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease when added to standard background therapy.

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Clinical trials

A Study Comparing the Efficacy, Safety and Tolerability of Fixed Dose Combination (FDC) of FF/UMEC/VI With the FDC of FF/VI and UMEC/VI; Administered Once-daily Via a Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) in Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

The study evaluates the efficacy of fluticasone furoate/umeclidinium bromide/vilanterol (FF/UMEC/VI) to reduce the annual rate of moderate and severe exacerbations compared with dual therapy...

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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 3 months 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 7 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 11 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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Managing Symptomatic Asthma

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

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