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European Commission approves Orkambi for the treatment of children with cystic fibrosis aged 2 to 5 years old who have two copies of the F508del mutation. - Vertex Pharma

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited announced that the European Commission has granted approval of the label extension for Orkambi (lumacaftor/ivacaftor) for...

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Phase III trial of Imbruvica + chemo fails to meet endpoint in pancreatic cancer.- AbbVie

AbbVie announced an update on the Phase III RESOLVE trial (PCYC-1137) of Imbruvica (ibrutinib) in combination with chemotherapy agents nab-paclitaxel...

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FDA Advisory Committee recommends Evenity to treat osteoporosis- Amgen + UCB

Amgen and UCB announced strong support from the FDA Bone, Reproductive and Urologic Drugs Advisory Committee (BRUDAC) for the approval...

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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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Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre

The Cardiovascular Metabolism Knowledge Centre is an information hub providing expert insight into the management of hypertension and type 2 diabetes. This Knowledge Centre contains a wealth of scientific video content offering insights and opinion from some of the leading experts in the field.

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia (CLL)

Refine your knowledge of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL) with information on pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment options and more

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Guidelines

2018 European Thyroid Association (ETA) Guidelines for the Management of Amiodarone-Associated Thyroid Dysfunction

Treatment with amiodarone is associated with changes in thyroid function tests, but also with thyroid dysfunction (amiodarone-induced hypothyroidism, AIH, and amiodarone-induced thyrotoxicosis, AIT).

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Guidelines on Male Hypogonadism

Androgens play a crucial role in the development and maintenance of male reproductive and sexual functions. Low levels of circulating androgens can cause disturbances in male sexual development, resulting in congenital abnormalities...

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The Hospital Management of Hypoglycaemia in Adults with Diabetes Mellitus

These guidelines, produced by the Joint British Diabetes Societies - Inpatient Care Group (JBDS-IP), are intended for use by clinicians and service commissioners to advise the treatment and hospital management of hypoglycaemia...

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Journal articles

Pharmacokinetics and Clinical Implications of Semaglutide: A New Glucagon-Like Peptide (GLP)-1 Receptor Agonist.

Glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) came to market in the year 2005, as a new therapeutic classification, for clinical use in the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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Efficacy and Safety of Once-Weekly Semaglutide for the Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.

Semaglutide, a newly once-weekly glucagon like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, has showed a favorable effect on glycaemic control and weight reduction in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).

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Semaglutide: The Newest Once-Weekly GLP-1 RA for Type 2 Diabetes.

Objective: To review efficacy and safety of the glucagon-like peptide-1 receptor agonist (GLP-1 RA) semaglutide for type 2 diabetes (T2D).

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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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Post-Marketing Surveillance of Adalimumab in Korean Hidradenitis Suppurativa Subjects (HS rPMS)

The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety profile of Adalimumab for Hidradenitis Suppurativa (HS) participants in normal medical practice.

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Blog Posts

Lauren McCracken

Transforming Lives Through Technology: Diabetes

Posted 1 year ago

Right now, with a swipe or tap, I can tell you how many calories I’ve consumed, how far I’ve walked and how well I slept last night. However, digital health technology and its analytics have mixed reviews from the general public, some become obsessed wanting to know every macronutrient that goes into their body and others see it as just another gimmick. But what about those with chronic conditions like diabetes?

Robin Hewings

Diabetes Patients Must Be Better Educated About Their Condition

Posted 3 years ago

Not everyone is convinced that education courses help people look after their diabetes. And the GP I was chatting to a couple of months ago was one of them. He wasn’t sure they worked. People didn’t seem that interested and he wasn’t really sure what people would learn anyway.

Hugh Harvey

Metrics Madness

Posted 3 years ago

You shouldn't judge a book by its cover. That much is true, but it's also common sense not to judge a book by measuring the whiteness of its pages, or the amount of hamsters you can place on it. So why do we measure the fabulous NHS with nonsense metrics?

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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