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Long-Term Impact of GBS Infection on Pediatric Population

The incidence of group B streptococcus (GBS) infections in children has diminished, yet; the risk of poor health outcomes associated with GBS has...

21 Aug, 2018

 
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Non-Valved Spacers Less Effective than Valved Spacers for Administration of Inhaled Steroids in Young Asthmatic Children

A recent study compared the long-term effectiveness of fluticasone propionate administered by metered dose inhalers (MDI) with non-valved spacers (...

17 Aug, 2018

 
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Newly Initiated Omalizumab Therapy Reduces the Need for Concomitant Medications and Exacerbations in Allergic Asthma

Omalizumab treatment was associated with reduced use of concomitant asthma medications in patients newly initiating omalizumab treatment for...

13 Aug, 2018

 
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Impact of Daily High-Dose Vitamin D Supplementation on Prevention of Seasonal Influenza A in Infants

High-dose vitamin D (1200 IU) supplementation is a safe option for the prevention of seasonal influenza and rapid relief from its symptoms in...

13 Aug, 2018

 
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Key Trials

Doctors’ Perception of Diagnosis and Management of Asthma in Malaysia: A Survey of Doctors

This survey of doctors in Malaysia revealed that spirometry and peak flow meter use could be increased. Budesonide, Salmeterol/fluticasone,...

Sustained Reduction in Incident Diabetes Even 3 Years after Withdrawal of Active SMS-based Lifestyle Intervention

An Indian study demonstrates persistent reduction in risk of T2DM even 3 years after withdrawal of active SMS-based lifestyle intervention.  

Indian Prospective Study Comparing the Nephrotoxicity of Colistin and Polymyxin B Administered in Currently Recommended Doses

Polymyxins have been associated with a risk of nephrotoxicity. Different studies have evaluated the toxicity of polymyxins and have demonstrated a...

Impact of Diabetes on Kidney Function Decline: Results from A 26-year Follow up of Community-based Cohort

The prospective, community-based 26-year follow-up study looks at the impact of diabetes on kidney function decline in a general population.  

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Mental Health in Old Age

This slide set contains basic understanding of common mental health problems in old age, early warning signs and tips for better mental health care...

 
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This slide set discusses the issue of substance abuse in India with the risk factors, common reasons, early signs, and treatment of substance abuse...

 
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Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This slide set contains general understanding of principal features, risk factors, and treatment for ADHD in children and adults.  

 
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Synchrobreathe Technical Dossier

The inhaled route of drug delivery is the mainstay for treating chronic respiratory diseases like asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (...

Clarithromycin: An Emerging Treatment Recourse in Lower Respiratory Tract Infections

Parenteral macrolide therapy is needed for patients with moderate to severe CAP/AECB. This booklet gives an overview of the efficacy and safety of...

Optimizing Inhaled Drug Delivery: Focus on Dry Powder Inhalers

Inhalation therapy is the main route of drug administration in patients with asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Inhaled drug...

Omalizumab for Management of Severe Allergic Asthma: Your Questions Answered

This booklet addresses common queries on diagnosing and identifying severe asthma and management with Omalizumab.

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Understanding Parkinson’s Disease

The article consists of basic information on Parkinson’s disease, its common features, management and tips to cope with the disease.  

Mental Health in Old Age

This slide set contains basic understanding of common mental health problems in old age, early warning signs and tips for better mental health care...

Substance Abuse

This slide set discusses the issue of substance abuse in India with the risk factors, common reasons, early signs, and treatment of substance abuse...

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)

This slide set contains general understanding of principal features, risk factors, and treatment for ADHD in children and adults.  

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