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Episode 367: PREMIUM – Two anti-inflammatory treatments at very different costs, and one more

In episode 367, Mike and James talk about the latest cardiovascular medication canakinumab, and a systematic review of corticosteroids for the treatment of a sore throat. And to really make it PREMIUM we throw in a quick discussion about a new study on the T2DM medication exenatide.

Show notes

1) Antiinflammatory therapy with canakinumab for atherosclerotic disease

N Engl J Med 2017;377:1119-31

2) Corticosteroids for treatment of sore throat: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials

BMJ 2017 Sep 20;358:j3887. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j3887

3) Effects of Once-Weekly Exenatide on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Type 2 Diabetes

N Engl J Med 2017;377:1228-39

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