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

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Shire pLc announces that the UK as reference state has validated the MAA for lifitegrast as a treatment for dry eye disease.

Shire plc announces that the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for lifitegrast, submitted on 7 August 2017, has been validated by...

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Fovista (pegpleranib) in combination with Eylea (aflibercept) or Avastin (bevacizumab) is not superior to Eylea or Avastin monotherapy for the treatment of wet age-related macular degeneration — Ophthotech Corporation.

Ophthotech Corporation announced that the pre-specified primary endpoint of mean change in visual acuity at 12 months was not achieved...

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GW Pharma has statred a rolling submission at the FDA for Epidiolex (cannabidiol) to treat Dravet syndrome and Lennox-Gastaut syndrome.

GW Pharmaceuticals PLC,has announced it had started to submit a US NDA for its oral cannabidiol product Epidiolex in two...

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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.

Airway Disease

The Airway Disease Learning Zone is an area where you can access the information about VisionAir and the upcoming live broadcast. A video presentation will be available from EAACI 2017 entitled 'Personalising Clinical Management in Severe Asthma'. The Inhalation Technology page features a video presentation from the live broadcast.

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Hypogonadism

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

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Obesity

Learn about the complex factors influencing development of obesity

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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

Treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism: the clinical utility of etelcalcetide.

Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHPT), a very frequent, severe, and worsening complication of chronic kidney disease, is characterized by high serum parathyroid hormone (PTH), parathyroid gland hyperplasia, and disturbances in mineral metabolism.

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Brodalumab for the treatment of psoriasis.

Introduction: Psoriasis is a complex disease in which the alteration of the IL-23/Th17 axis appears to be crucial for its pathogenic mechanisms, and anti-IL17 agents are rapidly becoming important therapeutic tools.

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Safety and Efficacy of Brodalumab for Moderate-to-Severe Plaque Psoriasis: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

Background: Psoriasis is an inflammatory skin disease that affects 2–3% of the worldwide population. The interleukin-17 cytokine family has been proven to play a central role in the pathogenesis of psoriasis.

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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

Dr Elizabeth Angier

What’s Allergy got to do with it?

Posted 2 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 6 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 10 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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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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