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Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee recommends Endari (l-glutamine) to treat sickle cell disease.-Emmaus Life Sciences Inc.

Emmaus Life Sciences Inc. announced that the Oncologic Drugs Advisory Committee of the FDA voted 10 to 3 that the...

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Sanofi announces CHMP recommendation for Insulin Lispro Sanofi (insulin lispro 100 Units/mL)a biosimilar for types 1 and 2 diabetes.

Sanofi announced that the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has adopted...

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European Commission grants standard marketing approval for Fampyra (prolonged-release fampridine tablets) to improve walking for MS patients on the basis of ENHANCE study.-Biogen

The European Commission (EC) has granted a standard marketing authorization for Fampyra (prolonged-release fampridine tablets) for walking improvement in people...

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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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Bedwetting

Essential screening, diagnosis and best strategies to manage bedwetting

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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

Eluxadoline: A Review in Diarrhoea-Predominant Irritable Bowel Syndrome.

Eluxadoline (Truberzi) is an orally administered, minimally absorbed agent that acts locally in the gastrointestinal tract as a mixed µ-opioid receptor agonist and δ-opioid receptor antagonist.

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Enuresis: practical guidelines for primary care

Worldwide, around 10% of 6–7-year-olds suffer from enuresis. Enuresis is therefore highly prevalent, but its impact is often underestimated.

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Reslizumab in patients with inadequately controlled late-onset asthma and elevated blood eosinophils.

Introduction: Asthma with adult onset and elevated blood eosinophils is a difficult-to-treat subgroup. This post hoc analysis evaluated reslizumab, an anti-interleukin-5 monoclonal antibody ...

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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

Fiona Holland

What to say and do when someone has cancer

Posted 3 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

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Delicacy is not a virtue in this job.

Monica Caliber

Hypogonadism – why important to diagnose and treat?

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

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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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