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European Commission approves Waylivra to treat patients with familial chylomicronemia syndrome at high risk for pancreatitis

Akcea Therapeutics, Inc.,an affiliate of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., and Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. announced that Waylivra has received conditional marketing authorization...

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Phase III Blum trial of CM AT shows symptom improvements in autism

Curemark LLC announced that results from its Phase III clinical trial of CM AT focused on data from the preschool...

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FDA approves Kalydeco to treat infants with CFTR gene cystic fibrosis

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced the FDA approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for use in children with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages six months...

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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

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Psoriasis

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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.

Added 11 months ago

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Journal articles

Clinical pharmacology, efficacy and safety study of a triple-secured fibrinogen concentrate in adults and adolescent patients with congenital fibrinogen deficiency.

This non‐randomized, open‐label, prospective study investigated pharmacokinetics, efficacy, and safety of a novel fibrinogen concentrate (FibCLOT®/CLOTTAFACT® LFB, France) in inherited deficiency.

Added 5 days ago

Comparative features and outcomes between paediatric T-cell and B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Contemporary paediatric clinical trials have improved 5-year event-free survival above 85% and 5-year overall survival above 90% in B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL) in many study groups, whilst outcomes for...

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Somatic and germline genomics in paediatric acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

Advances in genomic research and risk-directed therapy have led to improvements in the long-term survival and quality of life outcomes of patients with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukaemia (ALL)

Added 15 days ago

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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

Added 2 months ago

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.

Added 2 months ago

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.

Added 2 months ago

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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.

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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Eczema in children: management and advice for parents

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