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FDA approves Midayis (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product) a once daily treatment for ADHD.- Shire plc.

Shire plc has announced that the FDA has approved Midayis (mixed salts of a single-entity amphetamine product), a once-daily treatment...

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FDA approves Cotempla XR-ODT, (methylphenidate extended-release orally disintegrating tablet) to treat ADHD.- Neos Therapeutics

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. has announced that the FDA approved Cotempla XR-ODT, the first and only methylphenidate extended-release orally disintegrating tablet...

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Allergic Rhinitis

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Paediatric Urology

A collaborative working group consisting of members representing the European Society for Paediatric Urology (ESPU) and the European Association of...

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Intravenous fluid therapy in children and young people in hospital

This guideline covers general principles for managing intravenous (IV) fluids for children and young people under 16 years, including assessing...

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Children’s attachment: attachment in children and young people who are adopted from care, in care or at high risk of going into care

This guideline covers the identification, assessment and treatment of attachment difficulties in children and young people up to age 18...

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Journal articles

Association of birth weight with adult lung function: findings from the British Women's Heart and Health Study and a meta-analysis.

The aim of this study was to examine the associations between birth weight and lung function in a cohort of women aged 60-79 years and to combine these results with those from other...

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Cerliponase Alfa: First Global Approval.

Cerliponase alfa (Brineura™) is a recombinant human tripeptidyl peptidase-1 (TPP1) being developed by BioMarin Pharmaceutical Inc. for use in patients with neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis type 2 (CLN2)...

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Definitions of quality of life: what has happened and how to move on.

Quality of life (QOL) is an important outcome in spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation, but it is unclear how to define and measure it.

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Clinical trials

Bioavailability and Pharmacokinetics of Intranasal Dexmedetomidine in Children

We aim to characterize the bioavailability and pharmacokinetics of dexmedetomidine after intranasal dosing employing pharmacometric methods in otherwise healthy 1 month to 11 years of age children scheduled...

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Setmelanotide for the treatment of early-onset POMC deficiency obesity

The purpose of the study is to determine the effect of setmelanotide (RM-493) on weight and other factors in patients with pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) deficiency obesity due to rare bi-allelic loss-of function POMC or PCSK1 genetic mutations.

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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.

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Autism: Frances Tustin and Entrenchment!

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

CME

The diagnostic value of hyperammonemia induced by the non-ischemic forearm exercise test

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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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