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FDA approves subcutaneous Actemra for patients 2 years and older with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis. Genentech/Roche

Genentech,has announced that the FDA has approved the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of Actemra (tocilizumab) for the treatment of active systemic...

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FDA approves Actemra for systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.- Genentech.

Genentech announced that the FDA has approved the subcutaneous (SC) formulation of Actemra (tocilizumab) for the treatment of active systemic...

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Vertex completes enrollment of Phase III studies of VX 659 triple combination to treat cystic fibrosis in people with F508del mutations.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated has announced that enrollment is complete for the two Phase III studies of the next-generation corrector VX...

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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.

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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Guidelines

Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

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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

Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance.

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Journal articles

Olopatadine hydrochloride ophthalmic solution for the treatment of allergic conjunctivitis.

This article was created from a comprehensive literature search with information taken from meta-analyses, systematic reviews, and clinical trials of children and adults.

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Effect of Cannabidiol on Drop Seizures in the Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome.

We investigated the efficacy and safety of cannabidiol added to a regimen of conventional antiepileptic medication to treat drop seizures in patients with the Lennox-Gastaut syndrome...

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Nusinersen: A Treatment for Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Objective: To review the efficacy and safety of nusinersen (Spinraza) in the treatment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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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 to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of Emicizumab Given Every 4 Weeks in Participants With Hemophilia A (HAVEN 4)

This multicenter, open-label, non-randomized study will assess the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of emicizumab administered at a dose of 6 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) every 4 weeks...

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Study of S-033188 (Baloxavir Marboxil) Compared With Placebo or Oseltamivir in Patients With Influenza at High Risk of Influenza Complications (CAPSTONE 2)

The primary objective of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a single, oral dose of Baloxavir Marboxil compared with placebo by measuring the time to improvement of influenza symptoms in patients with influenza...

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Blog Posts

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 2 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Challenges and Obstacles!

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Retired child psychiatrist Am Ang Zhang discusses his experiences of working with the families of autistic children.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Frances Tustin and Entrenchment!

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Am Ang Zhang discusses his work with pioneering child psychotherapist Frances Tustin, and his observations of entrenchment in autistic children.

CME

The diagnostic value of hyperammonemia induced by the non-ischemic forearm exercise test

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Management of nocturnal enuresis

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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