An upcoming disposable positive expiratory pressure (PEP) device for individuals with cystic fibrosis may lessen the occurrence of infections and subsequently, reduce antibiotic use and medical consultations, said researchers from the University of Limerick, Ireland.
The rates of acute gastroenteritis have reduced in primary care in the UK following the introduction of oral rotavirus vaccination in infants, a recent study found.
Long hours on screen devices may play a part in encouraging obesity in adolescents, a US study reported.
EGFR-ASAP1 signalling may contribute to hepatoblastoma (HBL) tumorigenesis and invasiveness, say US-based researchers.
A combination of ciprofloxacin and fluocinolone is more effective at treating acute otitis media with tympanostomy tubes (AOMT) in children than either agent alone, according to two recent studies.