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Is the Biologic Therapy for Asthma Cost Effective?

A recent study that reviewed the cost- and comparative-effectiveness of the biologic therapy for asthma reaffirmed that the current high pricing...

22 Mar, 2019

 
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Educational Interventions Targeting Doctors and Caregivers Can Reduce Inappropriate Antibiotic Prescription to Children for URIs

Interventions that train and educate doctors and patients/caregivers regarding appropriate antibiotic prescription and encourage doctors to review...

22 Mar, 2019

 
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Introduction of PCV10 Reduced the Incidence of Pneumonia in Kenya

Introduction of 10-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV10), followed by a simultaneous catch-up campaign for children less than 5 years of age...

08 Mar, 2019

 
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Decrease in Adiposity during Adolescence has Beneficial Impact on Blood Pressure

A recent novel study suggested that decreases in adiposity (as measured by changes in body mass index and waist circumference ) during early...

06 Mar, 2019

 
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Our Publications

Optimizing Inhaled Drug Delivery – Focus on Spacers

This booklet is intended to provide physicians with all the essential information on spacer devices.  

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...

Key Trials

OSTRICH: A Short Course of Oral Steroid Treatment not Beneficial over Placebo for Treating Otitis Media with Effusion in Children

The OSTRICH trial found no benefits of short course of oral steroids over placebo for treating persistent otitis media with effusion in children.  

Surfactant Therapy Using INSURE Method in Management of Respiratory Distress Syndrome

The best respiratory management for preterm infants remains a controversial issue. Due to adverse effects of mechanical ventilation, there is an...

Long-Term Positive Impact of Neonatal Caffeine Therapy on Neurobehavioral Outcomes while Treating Apnea of Prematurity

Neonatal caffeine therapy safely treats apnea of prematurity in very low birth weight neonates without any adverse long-term neurobehavioral...

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...

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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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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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