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CE Mark for Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy System.- LivaNova

LivaNova PLC announced it received CE Mark for its Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy System comprised of the SenTiva generator and...

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Phase III studies initiated for PVC 15 vaccine for prevention of pneumococcal disease.- Merck inc.

Merck announced that the company is beginning two Phase III studies of PCV 15 (V114), its investigational polyvalent conjugate vaccine...

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FDA approves fixed dose Akynzeo IV for chemotherapy induced nausea and vomiting.- Helsinn.

Helsinn announces that the FDA has approved the intravenous formulation of Akynzeo (NEPA), a fixed antiemetic combination of fosnetupitant, 235mg,...

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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

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

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ALP Lab Assessment

ALP Lab Assessment

Discover and overview of hypophosphatasia and details required to facilitate the timely and accurate detection of low alkaline phosphatase.

Acute and Advanced Heart Failure

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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Guidelines

Guidelines on Penile Cancer

The European Association of Urology (EAU) Guidelines on Penile Cancer provides up-to-date information on the diagnosis and management of penile squamous cell carcinoma (SCC).

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2018 ESC Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of syncope

The document aims to be patient-orientated and focused on therapy, and to reduce the risk of recurrence and the life-threatening consequences of syncope recurrence.

Added 8 years ago

Guidelines on Male Sexual Dysfunction

These guidelines include four sections:
- erectile dysfunction (ED)
- premature ejaculation (PE)
- penile curvature
- priapism.

Added 2 years ago

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Journal articles

Ertugliflozin Compared with Glimepiride in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Inadequately Controlled on Metformin: The VERTIS SU Randomized Study.

Introduction: This study assessed the safety and efficacy of ertugliflozin (an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor) vs. glimepiride in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) inadequately controlled on metformin.

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Ertugliflozin and Sitagliptin Co-initiation in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: The VERTIS SITA Randomized Study.

Ertugliflozin is an oral sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitor that is being developed to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). This study assessed the efficacy and safety of co-initiation of ertugliflozin and sitagliptin...

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Long-term efficacy and safety of ertugliflozin monotherapy in patients with inadequately controlled T2DM despite diet and exercise: VERTIS MONO extension study.

Aim: This phase III, multicentre, randomized study (ClinicalTrials.gov; NCT01958671) evaluated the efficacy and safety of ertugliflozin monotherapy in adults with inadequately controlled type 2 diabetes...

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Clinical trials

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetic Study of Prophylactic Emicizumab Versus No Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A Participants (HAVEN 5)

This randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of emicizumab in participants with hemophilia A regardless of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor status.

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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)...

Added 1 year ago

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Blog Posts

Alex Keen

ECCMID 2018 ‒ Antibiotic resistance: an immediate and growing threat

Posted 5 days ago

This year’s ECCMID is hosting a large number of sessions discussing antibiotic resistance, an immediate and pressing issue that has been described as ‘one of the biggest threats to global health, food security, and development today'.

Laura Quittenden

How to avoid a vitamin D deficiency

Posted 4 months ago

With darkness descending before many people will have left the office each day meaning less exposure to sunlight, it’s important to remind your patients that they should consider making sure their diet contains enough Vitamin D.

Laura Quittenden

World COPD Day: What is COPD and what causes it?

Posted 5 months ago

Today marks the annual World COPD Day, a day dedicated to increasing awareness of a disease that affects 65 million people around the globe. 

 

We've summarised the causes, complications and statistics surrounding COPD in this handy 2 minute read.

CME

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

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

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