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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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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The Prevention of Early-onset Neonatal Group B Streptococcal Disease

The purpose of this guideline is to provide guidance for obstetricians, midwives and neonatologists on the prevention of early-onset (less than 7 days of age) neonatal group B streptococcal (EOGBS) disease...

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Journal articles


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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Effectiveness and safety of long-term treatment with sulfonylureas in patients with neonatal diabetes due to KCNJ11 mutations: an international cohort study.

Background: KCNJ11 mutations cause permanent neonatal diabetes through pancreatic ATP-sensitive potassium channel activation. 90% of patients successfully transfer from insulin to oral sulfonylureas with...

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Chromosome 6q24-related diabetes mellitus.

Chromosome 6q24-related diabetes mellitus is the most common cause of transient neonatal diabetes (TNDM), accounting for approximately two-thirds of all TNDM cases.

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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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