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Antibiotic Treatment Spikes up the Risk of Wheezing and Infantile Colic in Neonates

Antibiotic treatment during the first week of life burdens the infant with an increased risk of wheezing and infantile colics, according to a recent...

17 Jan, 2018

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Risk of Childhood Asthma Increases with Maternal Exposure to Acid-Suppressive Drugs

Use of acid-suppressive drugs during pregnancy was associated with an increased risk of childhood asthma, according to a recent systematic review...

16 Jan, 2018

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Low Birth Weight, A Potential Marker of Future Type-2 Diabetes Risk

Low birth weight increases the risk of type-2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), as per a recent meta-analysis. On the contrary, high birth weight had no...

08 Jan, 2018

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Higher Doses of Inhaled Corticosteroids Do Not Improve Lung Function in Children with Severe Asthma

A 3-year longitudinal study in Brazil evaluated 384 spirometry tests and found that there was no change in the spirometric parameters in 65 severe...

27 Dec, 2017

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Recent Advances in Surfactant Therapy for Management of RDS


Dr. Henry Roukema
Director of Nurseries London Health Sciences Centre & St Joseph’s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
Mr. Ron Valotaire
Diploma in Tool and Die, Diploma in Science Lab Technology, Diploma in Respiratory Therapy
Respiratory Therapist, St. Joseph’s Health Care, London, Ontario, Canada
Expert Views on GINA Guidelines - Step Wise Approach on Pediatric Asthma


Dr. N C Gowrishankar
Pediatric Pulmonologist & Bronchoscopist Head- Pediatrics- Operations & Quality Mehta Children's Hospital, Chennai Editor in Chief, Indian Journal of Practical Pediatrics Secretary, Indian Academy of Pediatrics National Respiratory Chapter Chennai, India
Dr. Somu Sivabalan
Consultant pediatrician and Pulmonologist Kanchi Kamakoti Child trust Hospital Chennai, India
Effective Doctor-Patient Communication - Module - 4: Role Plays & Conclusion


Dr. Anand Nadkarni
M.D., D.P.M., F.I.P.S.
Consultant Psychiatrist Institute for Psychological Health, Thane

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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...

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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

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...

Efficacy and Safety of Single-Dose Russian-backbone Live Attenuated Influenza Vaccine among Children in Bangladesh

The current trial was conducted to determine the efficacy and safety of a single-dose Russian-backbone live attenuated influenza virus (LAIV)...

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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