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Ultra-Processed Food Products Positively Linked to Risk of Asthma and Wheezing among Adolescents

Consumptions of ultra-processed products and incidence of asthma are common during adolescence. Yet, the epidemiological evidence with regards to...

20 Jun, 2018

 
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Gestational Age <37 Weeks at Birth, A Risk Factor for Wheezing

Children born preterm are at an increased risk of asthma in early childhood. A team of researchers recently investigated whether wheezing...

19 Jun, 2018

 
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Reslizumab, Safe and Effective for Long-Term Treatment of Eosinophilic Esophagitis in Children

The current treatment options for the chronic disease; eosinophilic esophagitis (EOE) are very limited. This study was conducted to evaluate the...

11 Jun, 2018

 
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Early Childhood Otitis Media Impacts Behavioural Development in Children Later in Life

A recently conducted longitudinal cohort study examined the link between early life episodes of otitis media and later behavioural development in...

08 Jun, 2018

 
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Our Publications

Comprehensive Guide on the Use of Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine (Nasovac-S)

Influenza, one of the most common infectious diseases, is an acute respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. A country like India, apart from...

Handbook on Childhood Asthma

Asthma is a widely prevalent childhood disease. There are lot of challenges associated with it, in terms of diagnoses, management, prescribing...

Inhalation Devices: Guide for Paramedics

Asthma and COPD patients have many myths regarding the treatment and the inhaler use. Role of paramedic is very important to counsel and solve all...

HMS: Paediatric HIV/AIDS - A Clinician’s Guide

Early HIV diagnosis, timely care and treatment can prevent many AIDS-related deaths among children living with HIV. The Global Plan towards the...

Patient Education

Typhoid Fever in Children: What should Parents Know?

Here are some healthy practices that will help prevent typhoid – one of the most common communicable diseases in India. 

Ensuring Internet Safety

While internet can be educational, many children may be exposed to content that is inappropriate. Here are some quick tips that should be followed...

Encouraging Good Video/Interactive Computer/ Mobile Games Habits

So many children and adolescents these days are playing video and computer games. But, to determine which ones are good for health, is important....

Promoting Good Television Habits

Television can have a positive effect on the child’s social, emotional and mental development but too much television viewing can be harmful. Here...

Key Trials

Long-Term Maternal Use of Acetaminophen during Pregnancy Increases the Risk of ADHD in Offspring

Long-term but not short-term maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy significantly increases the risk of ADHD in offspring, as per this study...

Impact of Polyethylene Glycol Treatment on Children with Constipation

The present study demonstrated that polyethylene glycol can effectively treat functional constipation especially in children aged above 6 months.

AVICA: A Head-to-Head Comparison of Acetaminophen vs. Ibuprofen in Young Children with Mild Persistent Asthma

The Acetaminophen versus Ibuprofen in Children with Asthma (AVICA) was initiated to determine whether the use of acetaminophen vs. ibuprofen under...

NEAD Study: Fetal Exposure to Antiepileptic Medications and Its Impact on IQ and Cognitive Outcomes at Age 6 Years

The Neurodevelopmental Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs (NEAD) study aimed at determining whether fetal exposure to the commonly used antiepileptic...

Slide Library

When to Refer to a Surgical Specialist: A Pediatrician’s Guide

Glance through this referral recommendations that The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has created in collaboration with Surgical Sections of...

 
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Basics of Inhalation Devices

This presentation discusses basics of inhalation therapy. It gives an overview and pros & cons of various types of inhalation devices - pMDI,...

 
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HIV- Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

Post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) is the method of preventing exposures of HIV to blood and body fluids and it is considered to be the most important...

 
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HIV - Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP): Introduction to PrEP

PrEP is the use of an antiretroviral medication by HIV-negative individuals to prevent them from acquiring HIV. These slides give an overview of the...

 
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