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FDA advisory committee recommends approval of Epidiolex for the adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome and Dravet syndrome .- GW Pharma.

GW Pharmaceuticals plc along with its U.S. subsidiary Greenwich Biosciences, announced that the Peripheral and Central Nervous System Drugs Advisory...

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EU approves Lokelma to treat hyperkalaemia.- AstraZeneca.

AstraZeneca announced that the European Commission has granted marketing authorisation for Lokelma (formerly ZS-9, sodium zirconium cyclosilicate) for the treatment...

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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.

Hunter Syndrome

Hunter Syndrome

Hunter syndrome (MPS II) has symptoms which overlap with many common childhood complaints – do you know what to look for?

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing's Syndrome

Cushing’s syndrome shares symptoms such as hypertension, glucose intolerance and obesity with other common conditions – how can you confidently diagnose this rare disorder?

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Cystic Fibrosis

View disease awareness information, treatment options and European Cystic Fibrosis Society best practice guidelines.

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Guidelines

Guidelines on Paediatric Urology

The majority of urological clinical problems in children are specialised and in many ways differ to those in adults. This publication intends to outline a practical and preliminary approach to paediatric urological conditions.

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BSH Guideline: management of thrombotic and haemostatic issues in paediatric malignancy

Venous thromboembolism (VTE) and bleeding are serious complications of cancer and its treatment. A recent survey of UK paediatric haematologists and oncologists identified a broad variety of practice in the management of issues...

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Autism spectrum disorder: Consensus guidelines on assessment, treatment and research from the British Association for Psychopharmacology

An expert review of the aetiology, assessment, and treatment of autism spectrum disorder, and recommendations for diagnosis, management and service provision was coordinated by the British Association for Psychopharmacology, and evidence graded.

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Journal articles

Levetiracetam monotherapy for the treatment of infants with epilepsy.

Purpose: Levetiracetam is a broad-spectrum anti-epileptic drug that is effective against both focal and generalized epilepsies. In this study, we aimed to evaluate the efficacy, tolerability and safety of levetiracetam monotherapy...

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A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials on levetiracetam in the treatment of pediatric patients with epilepsy.

Objective: To evaluate clinical efficacy, safety, and tolerability of levetiracetam as mono- or adjunctive therapy in the treatment of children and adolescents with epilepsy.

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Outcomes of Children and Adolescents with Advanced Hereditary Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma Treated with Vandetanib.

Purpose: Vandetanib is well-tolerated in patients with advanced medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC). Long-term outcomes and mechanisms of MTC progression have not been reported previously.

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Clinical trials

Efficacy, Safety, and Pharmacokinetic Study of Prophylactic Emicizumab Versus No Prophylaxis in Hemophilia A Participants (HAVEN 5)

This randomized, multicenter, open-label, Phase 3 study is designed to investigate the efficacy, safety, and pharmacokinetics of emicizumab in participants with hemophilia A regardless of factor VIII (FVIII) inhibitor status.

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A Study to Evaluate the Efficacy, Safety, Pharmacokinetics, and Pharmacodynamics of Emicizumab Given Every 4 Weeks in Participants With Hemophilia A (HAVEN 4)

This multicenter, open-label, non-randomized study will assess the efficacy, safety, pharmacokinetics, and pharmacodynamics of emicizumab administered at a dose of 6 milligrams per kilogram (mg/kg) every 4 weeks...

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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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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!

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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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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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