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Announcing a new symposium on prostate cancer being held at the 11th European Multidisciplinary Congress on Urological Cancers

Epgonline.org is excited to announce an upcoming symposium to be held at EMUC19, the 11th European Multidisciplinary Congress on Urological Cancers.

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UEGW 2019: STELARA® (USTEKINUMAB) DATA DEMONSTRATE LONG-TERM EFFICACY AND SAFETY RESULTS IN ADULTS

Two-year UNIFI data presented for the first time as a late breaking oral presentation at United European Gastroenterology Week (UEGW) congress

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EADV 2019: epgonline.org to host an interactive and educational symposium on 10 October 2019

epgonline.org is delighted to preview the full agenda and faculty details for the Biologics in Moderate to Severe Psoriasis symposium.

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EAN2019: New research links statins with reduced mortality in dementia patients

Statin use reduces mortality and stroke risk in dementia patients, new study presented at EAN 2019 shows

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EULAR 2019 | NEW BIOMARKERS FOR CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IN PATIENTS WITH JUVENILE-ONSET SYSTEMIC LUPUS ERYTHEMATOSUS (JSLE)

ApoB:A1 ratio and metabolomic lipoprotein signatures identified as new biomarkers for cardiovascular risk in JSLE patients1

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EULAR 2019 | VAGUS NERVE STIMULATION STUDY SHOWS SIGNIFICANT REDUCTION IN RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS SYMPTOMS

Initial pilot data support the use of new neurostimulation treatment in a larger study in patients who have failed current standard of care1

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EULAR 2019 | VERINURAD WITH FEBUXOSTAT SIGNIFICANTLY REDUCES ALBUMINURIA AND HYPERURICAEMIA IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE II DIABETES IN PHASE IIA TRIAL

Intensive urate-lowering strategy may protect against the progression of diabetic kidney disease1

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EULAR 2019 | NO LINK BETWEEN CANCER AND TUMOUR NECROSIS FACTOR INHIBITOR (TNFi) USE IN PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS

Study includes data from over 8,000 people with psoriatic arthritis from four Nordic countries

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EULAR 2019 | SUICIDAL THOUGHTS RELATED TO PAIN IN ONE IN TEN PATIENTS WITH RHEUMATIC OR MUSCULOSKELETAL DISEASE

Huge impact of pain and sleep on mental health raises questions about the level of care offered to patients1

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EULAR 2019 | STUDY REVEALS SIGNIFICANT GAPS IN ESSENTIAL RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS CARE ACROSS EUROPE AND BETWEEN EUROPEAN COUNTRIES

Over half of patients and rheumatologists report diagnosis within six weeks as the most problematic standard of care1

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EULAR 2019 | NEW STUDY DEBUNKS THEORETICAL RISKS OF LIVE-ATTENUATED VACCINES IN CHILDREN WITH RHEUMATIC DISEASES

Study reports no vaccine infections in children given live-attenuated booster vaccine while on immune suppressing therapies1

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EULAR 2019 | INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE AND TYPE I DIABETES INCREASE CHANCES OF DEVELOPING RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS

Study also reveals venous thromboembolism (VTE) and epilepsy as potential novel comorbidities1

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EULAR 2019 | TILDRAKIZUMAB SHOWS PROMISING EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS

Significantly more patients achieve PASI 90 and ACR 50 with the anti-interleukin-23p19 monoclonal antibody versus placebo in phase 2B trial1

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EULAR 2019 | PATIENTS AT A REDUCED RISK OF VENOUS THROMBOEMBOLISM AND PERSISTENT PAIN AFTER PARTIAL VERSUS TOTAL KNEE REPLACEMENT

Benefits achieved in patients with osteoarthritis partly offset by an increased risk of revision1

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EULAR 2019 | PATIENT ORGANISATION CHALLENGES GOVERNMENT TO BRING VITAL SUPPORT TO PEOPLE WITH RHEUMATIC DISEASES IN CYPRUS

Cyprus League Against Rheumatism successfully negotiates the first educational program of rheumatology nurses in Cyprus1

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EULAR 2019 | STUDY SUPPORTS BISPHOSPHONATE USE PRIOR TO DENOSUMAB TO PREVENT LOSS OF BONE MINERAL DENSITY IN POST-MENOPAUSAL WOMEN

Significantly more patients with stable bone mineral density after discontinuation of denosumab received zoledronate prior to initiation of denosumab1

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EULAR 2019 | CYCLOSPORINE BENEFITS PATIENTS THROUGH MORE RAPID REMISSION OF PROTEINURIA IN LUPUS NEPHRITIS

Cyclosporine, azathioprine and mycophenolate mofetil proved to be effective in consolidating and maintaining remission after 10 years follow up1

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EULAR 2019 | STUDY SUPPORTS GLUCOCORTICOID TAPERING IN PATIENTS ACHIEVING DISEASE CONTROL ON TOCILIZUMAB

Approximately two thirds of patients experience treatment success following glucocorticoid tapering1

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EULAR 2019 | EXPOSURE TO INORGANIC DUST INCREASES RISK OF GOUT IN WOMEN BY 27%

Results also show that gout is more than twice as likely in alcoholic patients and more than three times as likely in obese patients.1

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EULAR 2019 | GOUT PATIENTS SUFFER IN SILENCE WITH LOW EXPECTATIONS OF TREATMENT

European survey suggests patients are satisfied with their treatment despite inadequate disease management1

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EULAR 2019 | LOW-DOSE PREDNISOLONE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVES PAIN SYMPTOMS AND FUNCTION IN HAND OSTEOARTHRITIS

HOPE study demonstrates that local inflammation is a suitable target for treatment in patients with debilitating disease1

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EULAR 2019 | BEING OVERWEIGHT LINKED TO SIGNIFICANTLY HIGHER DISEASE SEVERITY IN PSORIATIC ARTHRITIS

Study emphasises the need for weight loss interventions alongside symptomatic treatment in patients with psoriatic arthritis1

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Urgent action needed as atrial fibrillation set to affect millions of over-65’s in the EU by 2060

Report from a paper published during World Heart Rhythm Week which is held between the 3rd and 9th of June this year.

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Button batteries can rapidly damage stomach lining before symptoms appear

Research presented this week at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019 suggested that clinicians must act fast in the event of a child ingesting a button battery.

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Researchers document impact of coffee on bowels

One of the more light-hearted studies presented this week at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019 suggested that caffeine may not be behind increased bowel movements in coffee drinkers.

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Cirrhosis related deaths expected to treble by 2030

Results presented at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019 have suggested there are identifiable and modifiable risk factors that might prevent liver disease, which should be the subject of further research.

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Global HER2 testing survey raises questions about priorities for breast cancer resources

A global survey of HER2 testing has raised questions about how resources should be spent on potentially lifesaving HER2 targeted therapies for breast cancer, especially in poorer countries.

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Breast Cancer: integrated care ahead of innovation

Report suggests that therapeutic innovations should go hand in hand with a multidisciplinary, fully integrated approach to patient care.

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Breast cancer in young women: good outcomes with advised therapy

Report from ESMO Breast Cancer Congress 2019 Congress suggests a young age per se is not a reason to give more intensive treatment.