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Phase IIIb DIALIZE trial results of Lokelma for hyperkalaemia in patients with end-stage renal disease on haemodialysis.- AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca presented positive results from the Phase IIIb DIALIZE trial which investigated the efficacy and safety of Lokelma (sodium zirconium...

Added 15 days ago Drug news

Vertex has selected the triple combination of VX-445 (elexacaftor), tezacaftor and ivacaftor to submit for potential regulatory approvals for people ages 12 and older with cystic fibrosis.

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that it has selected the triple combination of the next-generation corrector VX-445 (elexacaftor), tezacaftor and ivacaftor...

Added 25 days ago Congress news

Button batteries can rapidly damage stomach lining before symptoms appear

Research presented this week at Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) 2019 suggested that clinicians must act fast in the event of a child ingesting a button battery.

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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

Lyme disease

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing Lyme disease. It aims to raise awareness of when Lyme disease should be suspected and ensure that people have prompt and consistent diagnosis and treatment.

Added 1 year ago

Epilepsies: diagnosis and management

The guideline covers diagnosing, treating and managing epilepsy and seizures in children, young people and adults in primary and secondary care.

Added 7 years ago

Otitis media (acute): antimicrobial prescribing

This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for acute otitis media (ear infection). It aims to limit antibiotic use and reduce antimicrobial resistance.

Added 1 year ago

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Journal articles

Paediatric multiple sclerosis: a new era in diagnosis and treatment.

Multiple sclerosis is a chronic immuneā€mediated demyelinating disease of the central nervous system. The diagnosis of multiple sclerosis in children, as in adults, requires evidence of dissemination of inflammatory activity in more than...

Added 9 days ago

Stiripentol for the treatment of seizures in Dravet syndrome.

Introduction: Dravet syndrome is an early childhood-onset epilepsy syndrome characterized by drug-resistant seizures, frequent episodes of status epilepticus, and the development of neurocognitive impairment.

Added 17 days ago

Cannabis and epilepsy.

Click here to listen to the Podcast The one-third of people who do not gain seizure control through current treatment options need a revolution in epilepsy therapeutics. The general population appears to be showing a fundamental and...

Added 17 days ago

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Clinical trials

A Study to Evaluate the Safety, Tolerability, and Efficacy of BIIB017 (Peginterferon Beta-1a) in Pediatric Participants for the Treatment of Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

This study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, and descriptive efficacy of BIIB017 in pediatric participants with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS) and to assess the pharmacokinetics (PK) of BIIB017 in pediatric participants...

Added 5 days ago

JAK1 Inhibitor With Medicated Topical Therapy in Adolescents With Atopic Dermatitis (JADE TEEN)

This is a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled, parallel group, Phase 3 study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of PF 04965842 in adolescent participants 12 to <18 years of age with moderate to severe AD

Added 3 months ago

A Study to Evaluate Risankizumab in Adult and Adolescent Subjects With Moderate to Severe Atopic Dermatitis

The purpose of this study is to assess the safety and efficacy of risankizumab for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic dermatitis (AD) in adult and adolescent subjects.

Added 3 months ago

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Blog Posts

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

Posted 3 years ago

Virologist-turned-Science Writer, Dr. Heather Lander, discusses the emergence of Zika virus and what we know so far.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Challenges and Obstacles!

Posted 3 years ago

Retired child psychiatrist Am Ang Zhang discusses his experiences of working with the families of autistic children.

Am Ang Zhang

Autism: Frances Tustin and Entrenchment!

Posted 3 years ago

Am Ang Zhang discusses his work with pioneering child psychotherapist Frances Tustin, and his observations of entrenchment in autistic children.

CME

Management of nocturnal enuresis

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Idiopathic constipation and nocturnal enuresis in childhood: a guide to management: putting NICE guidelines into practice

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Managing Symptomatic Asthma

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