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FDA approves Palynziq to reduce blood phenylalanine concentrations in adult patients with phenylketonuria (PKU).- BioMarin.

BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. announced that BioMarin received standard approval from the FDA for Palynziq™ (pegvaliase-pqpz) Injection to reduce blood phenylalanine...

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Retrospective effectiveness study positive for Saxenda in weight reduction.- Novo Nordisk.

People treated with Saxenda (liraglutide 3 mg) for weight management lost an average of 8.1 kg after six months in...

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FDA accepts sBLA for Coagadex in hereditary factor X deficiency.- Bio Products Lab.

The FDA has accepted for filing a supplemental Biologics License Application (BLA) for Coagadex (Coagulation Factor X, Human), from Bio...

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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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Migraine Knowledge Centre

Migraine Knowledge Centre

The Migraine Knowledge Centre features latest research on the prevalence and impact of migraine, the proposed neurological basis of the condition (and how this is being translated into new and exciting drug therapies), as well as current patient care strategies collated from headache organisations worldwide.

Communicating Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone

Communicating Metastatic Breast Cancer Learning Zone

This learning zone offers a short overview of the challenges faced by both healthcare professionals and patient when communicating end-stage or metastatic cancer.

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Guidelines

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care.

Added 6 years ago

Neuropathic pain in adults: pharmacological management in non-specialist settings

This guideline covers managing neuropathic pain (nerve pain) with pharmacological treatments (drugs) in adults in non-specialist settings.

Added 4 years ago

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).

Added 4 years ago

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Journal articles

Optimal pharmacological therapy in ST-elevation myocardial infarction-a review : A review of antithrombotic therapies in STEMI.

Antithrombotic therapy is an essential component in the optimisation of clinical outcomes in patients with ST-elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) undergoing primary percutaneous coronary intervention.

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Efficacy, safety, and tolerability of dolutegravir-rilpivirine for the maintenance of virological suppression in adults with HIV-1: phase 3, randomised, non-inferiority SWORD-1 and SWORD-2 studies.

Background: Lifelong HIV antiretroviral therapy (ART) has prompted an interest in two-drug regimens to minimise cumulative drug exposure and toxicities. The safety, tolerability, and efficacy of dolutegravir and rilpivirine...

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Dolutegravir plus rilpivirine dual therapy in treating HIV-1 infection.

This review covers the most recent data from observational cohorts and randomized clinical trials concerning the switch to the dual combination of dolutegravir plus rilpivirine and the reasons that lead to consider this option.

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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...

Added 8 months ago

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 1 month 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 5 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 6 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

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research

EAACI 2017: The future of urticaria – advances in CSU research
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Step by step: how to diagnose and manage type 1 diabetes in adults in primary care

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Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care

Managing CSU and its comorbidities: from primary to secondary care
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