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The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence refuses recommendation for Waylivra to treat Familial Chylomicronaemia Syndrome.- Akcea Therapeutics

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued an Evaluation Consultation Document (ECD), refusing Waylivra (volanesorsen) as...

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Lonafarnib filed with FDA for rolling review in progeria.- Eiger Biopharma

Eiger BioPharmaceuticals announced that it has initiated submission of a New Drug Application (NDA) for Lonafarnib for the treatment of...

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Phase III study of BMN 111 shows positive results in achondroplasia.- BioMarin Pharma

BioMarin Pharmaceutical reported positive final results from its randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled Phase III study evaluating the efficacy and safety of...

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Learning Zones

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EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

EPNS 2019 Congress Highlights

The epgonline.org team is creating daily reports from the 13th European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) Congress, held in Athens, Greece from 17th to 21st September 2019, to bring you coverage of cutting-edge science and advances in clinical care across all fields of paediatric neurology. 

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

Transplantation

See information on best practice in solid organ transplantation, and expert discussions on related hot topics.

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Guidelines

Cannabis-based medicinal products

This guideline covers prescribing of cannabis-based medicinal products for people with intractable nausea and vomiting, chronic pain, spasticity and severe treatment-resistant epilepsy.

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Fever in under 5s: assessment and initial management

This guideline covers the assessment and early management of fever with no obvious cause in children aged under 5. It aims to improve clinical assessment and help healthcare professionals diagnose serious illness among young children...

Added 6 years ago

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 8 years ago

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Journal articles

Summary of recommendations for the management of infantile seizures: Task Force Report for the ILAE Commission of Pediatrics.

This report provides a comprehensive foundation of an approach to infants with seizures, while identifying where there are inadequate data to support recommended practice, and where further data collection is needed to address these deficits.

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Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder: treatment discontinuation in adolescents and young adults.

Aims: To determine the prevalence of methylphenidate, dexamfetamine and atomoxetine prescribing and treatment discontinuation in adolescents and young adults.

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Non-pharmacological interventions for cognitive difficulties in ADHD: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is the most common neurodevelopmental disorder in children and is associated with significant risk of educational failure, interpersonal problems, mental illness, and delinquency.

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Clinical trials

Study of Nusinersen (BIIB058) in Participants With Spinal Muscular Atrophy

The primary objective of the study is to examine the clinical efficacy of nusinersen administered intrathecally at higher doses to participants with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

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A Study of Ocrelizumab in Children and Adolescents With Relapsing-Remitting Multiple Sclerosis

This 2-year study will evaluate the safety, tolerability, pharmacokinetics (PK), and pharmacodynamic (PD) effects of ocrelizumab in children and adolescents ages >/= 10 to < 18 years with relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (RRMS).

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A Dose-finding Study of Inhaled OligoG vs Placebo in Patients With Cystic Fibrosis (SMR3372)

Randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study. The study has two parts:
Dose-finding part, followed by longer term follow-up (6 months)

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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 4 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 4 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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