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Pfizer has begun enrollment in three Phase III trials evaluating 20-Valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine in adults.

Pfizer Inc. announced at the end of 2018, the initiation of a Phase III program for its 20-Valent pneumococcal conjugate...

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FDA accepts sBLA for Dupixent to treat severe chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps (CRSwNP)

The FDA has accepted for Priority Review the supplemental Biologics License Application (sBLA) for Dupixent (dupilumab) from Sanofi + Regeneron...

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Pooled data from studies of Ryaltris shows improvements in allergic rhinitis symptoms.- Glenmark Pharma

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals announced results from new analyses of pooled data from clinical studies of Ryaltris (olopatadine hydrochloride and mometasone furoate...

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Guidelines

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.

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BSACI guidelines for the management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis

This is an updated guideline for the diagnosis and management of allergic and non-allergic rhinitis, first published in 2007.

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The British Society for Rheumatology guideline for the management of adults with primary Sjögren’s Syndrome

This document aims to provide a pragmatic, practical guideline for the management of adults with pSS.

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Journal articles

A decrease in vitamin D levels is associated with methotrexate-induced oral mucositis in children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Purpose: Children with acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) are at increased risk of vitamin D deficiency, which might make them more susceptible to developing adverse events. Previous studies showed that low vitamin D levels...

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Epigenetic changes: An emerging potential pharmacological target in allergic rhinitis.

The importance of epigenetics has increased due to identification of its role in the pathophysiology of a number of diseases including allergic rhinitis. Amongst the different epigenetic changes in allergic retinitis, deacetylation...

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Increased salivary fluid flow in children with newly diagnosed allergic rhinitis.

Objectives: The pathogenesis of allergic rhinitis (AR) may involve dysregulation of the autonomic nervous system (ANS). Salivary fluid flow and salivary alpha-amylase (sAA) secretion are able to reflect the activity of...

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Clinical trials

Clinical Study Evaluating the Efficacy and Safety of Pediatric Drugs in Improving Nasal Congestion.

Prospective, randomized, open label, parallel , multicenter clinical study, controlled by active comparator ( 0.05 % Oxymetazoline Hydrochloride ) ....

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Oral Dexmedetomidine for the Prevention of Emergence Agitation After Sevoflurane Anaesthesia in Pre-school Children

The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of oral dexmedetomidine given in preschool children undergoing tonsillectomy operations...

Added 4 years ago

Melatonin Oral Gel for Oral Mucositis in Patients With Head and Neck Cancer Undergoing Chemoradiation (MUCOMEL)

The main purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy of melatonin oral gel compared to placebo in the...

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Bad smells are good

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