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2015-05-27 08:35:26

DALLAS, May 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The 'Gastroenteritis - Pipeline Review, H1 2015' market research report provides an overview of the Gastroenteritis's (stomach flu)

2015-05-26 12:28:04

CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y., May 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Par Specialty Pharmaceuticals, a division of Par Pharmaceutical, Inc., today announced the launch of Cortisporin(®)-TC Otic Suspension

2015-05-21 23:02:06

An existing anti-stroke drug is an effective treatment for middle-ear infections, showing the ability to suppress mucus overproduction, improve bacterial clearance and reduce hearing loss, according

2015-05-20 08:33:30

Building on results of the recently concluded phase 2a clinical trial, this phase will assess higher and repeat doses of aerosolized KL4 surfactant WARRINGTON, Pa., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/

2015-05-19 04:21:49

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, May 19, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Triptorelin 6-month formulation phase III trial demonstrates good efficacy in terms of pituitary and gonadal suppression

2015-05-18 20:23:47

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The latest research on digestive disorders and treatments has the potential to transform patients' lives.

2015-05-15 12:27:27

NEW YORK, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent U.S.

2015-05-14 08:35:01

Encouraging safety and physiological data suggest that aerosolized KL4 surfactant can be delivered to the lung of premature infants with respiratory distress syndrome WARRINGTON, Pa., May 14,

2015-05-13 16:33:17

BOULDER, Colo., May 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Nivalis Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical stage pharmaceutical company committed to the discovery, development and commercialization of product candidates

2015-05-12 23:01:58

Recently IMU Southwest—an immunization clinic based in the Houston metro area—strongly recommended that people get the MMR immunization.


Latest Pediatrics Reference Libraries

Cystic Fibrosis
2013-07-19 15:03:45

Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...

Politzerization
2012-12-31 12:28:34

In 1861 Adam Politzer of Vienna spent much time studying the air movement in the Eustachian tubes and the ear canal. He would measure the air movement by attaching a manometer, a very large gauge, to the ear canal and the pharynx. He developed an apparatus known as the Politzer bag in 1863 which is a less invasive way to clear the Eustachian tubes. Procedure Politzerization, also known as the Politzer maneuver, is a medical procedure which inserts air in the middle ear while the patient...

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2011-02-23 20:42:46

Rotavirus is the most common cause of diarrhea among infants and young children and is one of several viruses that cause the stomach flu. It is in the family Reoviridae and is a genus of double-stranded RNA. Most children have been infected by the age of five. Each infection builds on previous immunity and thus subsequent infections are less severe and adults are rarely affected. The fives species of the virus are referred to as A, B, C, D, and E. Type A, which is the most common, causes more...

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2011-02-23 17:56:27

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) causes respiratory tract infections and is a major cause of lower respiratory tract infection and hospital visits during infancy and childhood. For premature infants and infants with congenital heart disease there is a prophylactic medication. During winter months in temperate climates there is an annual epidemic. Infection in tropical climates is most common during the rainy season. 60% of infants, in the United States, are infected during their first...

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2011-02-22 18:09:06

The B19 virus, referred to as parvovirus B19, was first known human virus in the family of parvovirus. It causes a childhood rash called fifth disease or commonly called slapped cheek syndrome. Discovered in 1975 by Yvonne Cossart, the virus gained its name because it was found in well B19 of a large series of Petri dishes. The virus is mainly spread through infected respiratory droplets. Symptoms usually appear six days after exposure and last about a week. Patients aren't usually...

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