Other perinatal conditions

The perinatal period is of high diagnostic importance – newborn infants have little physiological reserve, and are very susceptible to ill health. Signs of disease may


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Janssen Seeks Expanded Use of SPRAVATO®▼ (Esketamine) Nasal Spray in Europe as a Treatment for Depressive Symptoms in Adults with Major Depressive Disorder Who Have Current Suicidal Ideation with Intent

In two pivotal Phase 3 trials, SPRAVATO®▼ combined with comprehensive standard of care achieved statistically significant rapid reduction of depressive symptoms...

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FDA accepts BLA for Rolontis for the treatment of neutropenia due to myelosuppressive chemotherapy and sets a PDUFA date of October 24, 2020.- Spectrum Pharma

Spectrum Pharmaceuticals announced that the Biologics License Application (BLA) for Rolontis (eflapegrastim) was accepted for review by the FDA and...

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FDA approves Ziextenzo a biosimilar pegfilgrastim .- Sandoz

Sandoz, a Novartis division and a global leader in biosimilars, announced that the FDA approved its biosimilar Ziextenzo (pegfilgrastim-bmez). Sandoz...

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EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The epgonline.org team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

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End of life care for infants, children and young people with life-limiting conditions: planning and management

This guideline covers the planning and management of end of life and palliative care in for infants, children and young people (aged 0–17 years) with life-limiting conditions. It aims to involve children, young people and their families...

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Specialist neonatal respiratory care for babies born preterm

This guideline covers specific aspects of respiratory support (for example, oxygen supplementation, assisted ventilation, treatment of some respiratory disorders, and aspects of monitoring) for preterm babies in hospital.

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Faltering growth: recognition and management of faltering growth in children

This guideline covers recognition, assessment and monitoring of faltering growth in infants and children. It includes a definition of growth thresholds for concern and identifying the risk factors...

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Journal articles

Glutathione S-Transferase Genotype Protects against In Utero Tobacco-linked Lung Function Deficits.

Objectives: To assess the long-term effect of in utero smoke exposure on lung function into adulthood, and to assess whether GSTT1 and GSTM1 active genotypes have long-term protective effects on...

Added 3 months ago

Do premature and postterm birth increase the risk of epilepsy? An updated meta-analysis.

Background: Many studies have reported that premature birth is associated with a higher incidence of epilepsy, and postterm birth also increases the risk of epilepsy. The effects of different gestational ages (GAs) on epilepsy...

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Channelopathies are a heterogeneous group of disorders resulting from the dysfunction of ion channels located in the membranes of all cells and many cellular organelles. These include diseases of the nervous system (e.g., generalized epilepsy...

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Clinical trials

Long-Term Sulfonylurea Response in KCNJ11 Neonatal Diabetes (SuResponsKIR)

The purpose of this study is to investigate long term response of sulfonylurea and glucose control in children with diabetes due to mutations in KCNJ11 that have been switched from insulin injections to sulfonylurea tablets.

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Glibentek in Patients With Neonatal Diabetes Secondary to Mutations in K+-ATP Channels (NEOGLI)

The aim of this study is then to determine the tolerance and acceptability of an oral solution of glibenclamide (Glinbentek) developed and dedicated to pediatric patients with neonatal diabetes secondary to mutation in potassium channels.

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Edzard Ernst

researcher and scourge of alternative medicine; >1000 peer-reviewed papers, 49 books [latest: 'A SCIENTIST IN WONDERLAND'], H-Index > 80, retired, now enthusiastic blogger

But he knows nothing about homeopathy!

Whenever I criticise their methods, homeopaths claim that my arguments are invalid because I know next to nothing about the subject. Is this because they feel threatened by my arguments? Or could it be that the allegation is incorrect?

You can judge for yourself - here is a (slightly shortened and revised) excerpt from my recent memoire ‘A SCIENTIST IN WONDERLAND’ which recounts my exposure to and experience in homeopathy.


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