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Janssen receives complete response letter for canagliflozin/metformin FDC therapy for type 2 diabetes

Janssen receives complete response letter for canagliflozin/metformin FDC therapy for type 2 diabetes

Janssen Research & Development, LLC (Janssen) today announced it has received from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) a complete response letter regarding its New Drug Application (NDA) for a fixed-dose combination (FDC) of canagliflozin and immediate-release metformin to treat adults with type 2 diabetes. [More]
EU approves Forxiga for treatment of type 2 diabetes

EU approves Forxiga for treatment of type 2 diabetes

Bristol-Myers Squibb Company and AstraZeneca today announced that the European Commission has approved Forxiga (dapagliflozin) tablets for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in the European Union. Forxiga is a selective and reversible inhibitor of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 (SGLT2) that works independently of insulin to help remove excess glucose from the body, a unique mode of action not seen in any other currently available treatments for type 2 diabetes. [More]
Antifungal resistance of Candida genital isolates on the increase

Antifungal resistance of Candida genital isolates on the increase

Resistance to antifungal therapy of genital-infection causing Candida species may be an increasing problem, suggests research presented at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology annual congress in Prague, Czech Republic. [More]

Antifungal resistance of Candida genital isolates on the increase

Resistance to antifungal therapy of genital-infection causing Candida species may be an increasing problem, suggests research presented at the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology annual congress in Prague, Czech Republic. [More]

Effective ways to reduce risk of vaginal yeast infection

Vaginal thrush is one of the most popular topics on NHS Choices website. This common yeast infection affects around 75% (three-quarters) of women at some point. Up to half of these will have thrush more than once. [More]
Long-term clinical follow up of children with primary vesicoureteric reflux

Long-term clinical follow up of children with primary vesicoureteric reflux

It is documented that vesicoureteric reflux (VUR) is a predisposing factor for UTI, which in turn may involve the kidney parenchyma and cause permanent renal scarring. [More]