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FDA approves first medical device, Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation System to treat ADHD

The FDA permitted marketing of the first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The prescription-only device, called...

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Application for Fintepla in Dravet Syndrome rejected by FDA

The FDA has refused to fully review the marketing application for Fintepla (low-dose fenfluramine) from Zogenix, developed to treat seizures...

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Two Phase III studies of VX 445, tezacaftor and ivacaftor meet primary endpoint in cystic fibrosis

Vertex has announced that treatment with the triple combination of the next-generation corrector VX 445, tezacaftor and ivacaftor resulted in...

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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.

Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis

The Atopic Dermatitis Knowledge Centre is an educational resource, intended for healthcare professionals, that provides credible medical information on the epidemiology, pathophysiology and burden of atopic dermatitis, as well as diagnostic techniques, treatment regimens and guideline recommendations.

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

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

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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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.

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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.

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Journal articles

Disease trajectories in childhood atopic dermatitis: an update and practitioner's guide.

Background: Atopic dermatitis (AD) is a heterogeneous disease with a multifactorial aetiology and complex pathophysiology. This heterogeneity translates into different trajectories of disease progression with respect to...

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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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Migraine in childhood: an organic, biobehavioral, or psychosomatic disorder?

Migraine is one of the most frequent complaints in children and adolescents and it can have a significant impact on quality of life. There are several factors underlying the onset and the maintenance of this disorder and there...

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Clinical trials

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

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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.

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Efficacy and Safety Study of Apremilast (CC-10004) in Pediatric Subjects From 6 Through 17 Years of Age With Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis

This is a Phase 3, multicenter, randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study of the efficacy and safety of apremilast (CC-10004) in pediatric subjects with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis.

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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.

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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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Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

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