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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,...

 
 
 



New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking

New Shoe Insole Technology Can Heal Diabetic Ulcers Better While Walking

Diabetic foot ulcers: Newly developed shoe insole technology can heal diabetic ulcers better while walking. Read more ...

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Omega-3 fatty acids found to control non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

It is a little-known fact that even teetotalers can end up with liver disease. In fact, the most common form of this type of disease in the United States - non-alcoholic fatty... Read more ...

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Homeopathic remedies for high blood pressure

Hypertension is a common and critical health concern, especially for older people. An article in Homeopathic covered some of the best ways of naturally treating high blood... Read more ...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second...

Pregnant Amy Schumer hospitalized with severe morning sickness during second trimester 

The pregnant comedian, who is in her second trimester, posted a photo from her hospital bed while informing fans that she has been forced to cancel her Texas gig. Read more ...

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

FDA to Limit Flavored E-Cigarettes, Ban Menthol

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday that it will limit or ban access to flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Read more ...

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

Tick-Borne Diseases Set U.S. Record in 2017

The 2017 increase mirrors a rise in tick-borne diseases reported in the United States. Between 2004 and 2016, the number of cases doubled, and researchers discovered seven new... Read more ...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks...

Women in the arts and men in construction have the highest suicide risks, new CDC data show

Women who work in public-facing creative fields like entertainment and the arts and men who work in construction - where they have 'access to lethal means' are at higher... Read more ...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease...

Patients may be getting turned away from surgery until their painful disease becomes bad enough to operate on

Wales' only endometriosis centre is inadequately funded and is turning complex cases away because 'it cannot cope with demand' Read more ...

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

If You Want to Lose Weight and Keep It Off, a New Study Suggests Going Low-Carb

Carbs seem to be so controversial: some people swear by eating them to boost energy and help them lose weight , while others eschew them almost entirely to get their body into... Read more ...

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

FDA to crack down on menthol cigarettes, flavored vapes

About half of teens who smoke cigarettes choose menthols and flavored e-cigarettes have been blamed for a recent increase in teen vaping rates. Read more ...