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CHMP recommends approval of Kalydeco in cystic fibrosis CFTR gene mutation.- Vertex Pharma

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Europe) Limited announces that the European Medicines Agency’s (EMA) Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) adopted...

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European Commission approves Epidyolix for use as adjunctive therapy of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome or Dravet syndrome.- GW Pharma

GW Pharmaceuticals plc , world leader in discovering, developing and commercialising cannabinoid prescription medicines, announces that the European Commission (EC)...

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Phase II/III Starbeam study of Lenti-D shows efficacy in cerebral adrenoleukodystrophy.- bluebird bio

bluebird bio announced updated results from the clinical development program for its investigational Lenti-D gene therapy in patients with cerebral...

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Learning Zones

An epgonline.org Learning Zone (LZ) is an area of the site dedicated to providing detailed self-directed medical education about a disease, condition or procedure.

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. 

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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Transplantation

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

ERS guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of chronic cough in adults and children.

These guidelines incorporate the recent advances in chronic cough pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment. The concept of cough hypersensitivity has allowed an umbrella term that explains the exquisite sensitivity of patients to external stimuli

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Preterm labour and birth

This guideline covers the care of women at increased risk of or with symptoms and signs of preterm labour (before 37 weeks) and women having a planned preterm birth.

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British Guideline on the Management of Asthma

The 2019 update includes a complete revision of the section on monitoring asthma including new information on predicting future risk of asthma attacks, and updates to the sections on pharmacological management of asthma

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Journal articles

Asthma exacerbation trajectories and their predictors in children with incident asthma.

Objective: To identify trajectories of asthma exacerbation and predictors of these trajectories in children with incident asthma.

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Nocturnal asthma is affected by genetic interactions between RORA and NPSR1.

Background: Neuropeptide S Receptor 1 (NPSR1) and Retinoid Acid Receptor‐Related Orphan Receptor Alpha (RORA) interact biologically, are both known candidate genes for asthma, and are involved in controlling...

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Anti-IgE treatment in allergic rhinitis.

Objectives: To review the efficacy of anti-IgE therapy in allergic rhinitis (AR).

Methods: Literature search was performed using...

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Clinical trials

Study of Nusinersen (BIIB058) in Participants With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The primary objective of the study is to examine the clinical efficacy of nusinersen administered intrathecally at higher doses to participants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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A Study of Ocrelizumab in Children and Adolescents With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

This 2-year study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), and pharmacodynamic (PD) effects of ocrelizumab in children and adolescents ages >/= 10 to < 18 years with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

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A Dose-finding Study of Inhaled OligoG vs Placebo in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis (SMR3372)

Randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study. The study has two parts:
Dose-finding part, followed by longer term follow-up (6 months)

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Blog Posts

Heather Lander, PhD

Zika Virus: old lessons from a newly emerging pathogen

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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!

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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

Managing Symptomatic Asthma
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