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01 Sep 2015
A 10 to 35 minute time on the scene of cardiac arrest was linked with improved survival of paediatric patients, particularly adolescents, based on an observational study.
27 May 2016

Synbiotics—mixtures of prebiotics and probiotics—are effective in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD), particularly if they contain mixed strains of bacteria and if they are given to children aged 1 year or older, according to a recent meta-analysis.

05 May 2017
Early prediction of intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) in preterm infants may be facilitated by mean diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and short-term scaling exponent from beat-to-beat DBP, systolic BP (SBP) and mean arterial pressure (MAP), reports a new study.
Christina Lau, 13 Jun 2016

A fully automated bionic pancreas delivering insulin and glucagon with an autonomously adaptive dosing algorithm is to begin pivotal trial in the first half of 2017 after promising results from a randomized study in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).

Probiotics in the management of diarrhoea in children

19 Jul 2016
The term probiotic is coined from a peculiar combination of a Latin word pro (meaning in favour of) and a Greek word bios (meaning life) with the intention to convey the idea of being opposite to antibiotic. Following many refinements to its definition, probiotics today refer to live microorganisms taken for health benefits and have in more recent times seen increasing use for various purposes. At a recent symposium, Professor Keya Rani Lahiri discussed the safety and efficacy of the probiotic Bacillus clausii (Enterogermina®, sanofi-aventis) in paediatric diarrhoea.

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Most Read Articles
01 Sep 2015
A 10 to 35 minute time on the scene of cardiac arrest was linked with improved survival of paediatric patients, particularly adolescents, based on an observational study.
27 May 2016

Synbiotics—mixtures of prebiotics and probiotics—are effective in the treatment of atopic dermatitis (AD), particularly if they contain mixed strains of bacteria and if they are given to children aged 1 year or older, according to a recent meta-analysis.

05 May 2017
Early prediction of intraventricular haemorrhage (IVH) in preterm infants may be facilitated by mean diastolic blood pressure (DBP) and short-term scaling exponent from beat-to-beat DBP, systolic BP (SBP) and mean arterial pressure (MAP), reports a new study.
Christina Lau, 13 Jun 2016

A fully automated bionic pancreas delivering insulin and glucagon with an autonomously adaptive dosing algorithm is to begin pivotal trial in the first half of 2017 after promising results from a randomized study in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM).