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WHEN IS ACTIGRAPHY USEFUL FOR THE DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT OF SLEEP PROBLEMS?

Actigraphy is an ambulatory study that captures sleep-wake patterns for up to two weeks in the patient's natural sleep environment.An...

SLEEP DISORDERED BREATHING IN DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY

Symptoms of sleep disordered breathing in younger boys with DMD are often poorly perceived and/or articulated by the patients or their...

 
 
 

SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY: A MODIFIABLE DISEASE EMERGES

Respiratory muscle failure and death in infancy or early childhood were the hallmarks of the heterogeneous neuromuscular disorder Spinal...

CHANGING RESPIRATORY EXPECTATIONS WITH THE NEW DISEASE TRAJECTORY OF NUSINERSEN TREATED SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY TYPE 1

Spinal muscular atrophy is the most common genetic cause of childhood mortality, primarily from the most severe form SMA type 1. It...

 
 
 

A SYSTEMATIC COCHRANE REVIEW OF AUTOGENIC DRAINAGE FOR AIRWAY CLEARANCE IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Cystic fibrosis is an autosomal recessive genetic condition affecting the gene that codes for the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance...

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE CYSTIC FIBROSIS MINISYMPOSIUM URINARY TRACT STONES IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Urinary tract stones are a common problem in a general population but increasingly so in cystic fibrosis patients as survival improves....

 
 
 

DISEASE CAUSED BY NON-TUBERCULOUS MYCOBACTERIA IN CHILDREN WITH CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections pose a considerable challenge in the management of lung disease in patients with cystic fibrosis....

PAEDIATRIC SARCOIDOSIS

Sarcoidosis, also called Besnier-Boeck-Schaumann disease, was first described in the 19th century as a systemic granulomatous disorder...

 
 
 

THE USE OF LUMACAFTOR/IVACAFTOR TO TREAT ACUTE DETERIORATION IN PAEDIATRIC CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Lumacaftor/ivacaftor is a precision medicine targeting the defective cystic fibrosis transmembrane regulator protein in cystic fibrosis...

TRACHEAL BRONCHUS DIAGNOSED IN CHILDREN UNDERGOING FLEXIBLE BRONCHOSCOPY

This paper describes the clinical features of paediatric patients with tracheal bronchus identified with flexible bronchoscopy in a...

 
 
 

AGE-RELATED RANGES OF RESPIRATORY INDUCTANCE PLETHYSMOGRAPHY REFERENCE VALUES FOR INFANTS AND CHILDREN

The current noninvasive method for respiratory monitoring is respiratory inductance plethysmography ; two bands are connected, one...

PERTUSSIS: NEW PREVENTIVE STRATEGIES FOR AN OLD DISEASE

Authors have no conflict of interest to declare. This research did not receive any specific grant from funding agencies in the public,...

 
 
 

WITHDRAWN: MINI-SYMPOSIUM: OXYGEN AND INFANCY

The Publisher regrets that this article is an accidental duplication of an article that has already been published, duplicate article...

ERRATUM TO CHILDHOOD ASTHMA IN 2015: THE FUSS AND THE FUTURE

It was discovered that the original online version of the above article containing errors that were not the fault of the author. The...

 
 
 

ROYAL SOCIETY OF MEDICINE CYSTIC FIBROSIS SYMPOSIUM 2017

The articles in this supplement arise from presentations given at the Royal Society of Medicine Cystic Fibrosis Symposium held in London...

READY, STEADY, GO - ACHIEVING SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Successful transfer to adult services is the paediatric team's anticipated endpoint for the care they provide to their patients. The...

 
 
 

MULTI-RESISTANT PSEUDOMONAS AERUGINOSA ST235 IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection is associated with a decline in lung function and overall poorer prognosis in the cystic fibrosis...

ASSESSMENT OF LIVER DISEASE IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS

Liver disease in cystic fibrosis has many causes, with biliary fibrosis due to abnormal CFTR protein predominating. Assessment requires...

 
 
 

WHAT ARE THE EFFECTS OF INHALED CORTICOSTEROIDS ON GROWTH IN CHILDREN?

This review summarizes the current evidence regarding the effects of inhaled corticosteroids on growth in children with asthma. The...

EXERCISE TESTING IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS: WHO AND WHY?

Annual review exercise testing is recommended by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust. Testing to date has focused on evaluating aerobic fitness,...

 
 
 



Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied at School May Raise Mental Health Problems

Being Bullied in secondary school may dramatically raise the victim's chances of mental health problems and unemployment later in life, finds a new study. Read more ...

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

FrankenSWINE? Scientists bring some functions in a pig's BRAIN ‘back to life'

A research team led by Yale School of Medicine obtained the pigs' brains from abattoirs and placed them in a system they created called BrainEx. Read more ...

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Perfect Skin and Hair Care Tips for This Summer

Summer is here, and it can wreak havoc on your sensitive skin and flawless hair. So, make sure to beat the heat by following simple summer skin care and hair care tips to keep... Read more ...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Gene editing could cure cystic fibrosis before birth, study suggests

Scientists at the University of Pennsylvania successfully edited the DNA of embryonic mice just days before birth to get rid of genetic defects that cause fatal lung diseases. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...