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New Hampshire reports gonorrhea outbreak after ‘significant’ spike in cases

January 20, 2017

New Hampshire is amid a gonorrhea outbreak after seeing a sharp spike in cases in 2016, state health officials said.

The state, which had the lowest incidence of gonorrhea in the country in 2015, saw 465 new cases last year, according to the Division of Public Health Services. That is a more than 250% increase from an average of approximately 130 cases of gonorrhea reported in the years between 2007 and 2013.

Dasotraline effective for ADHD in children

January 20, 2017
Sunovion Pharmaceuticals recently announced dasotraline, a dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor, significantly improved ADHD in children aged 6 to 12 years. To…

CDC investigates Seoul virus outbreak among rat breeders in Illinois, Wisconsin

January 20, 2017
The CDC announced today that it is assisting state health officials in Illinois and Wisconsin to investigate cases of Seoul virus infection among eight people who worked…

Guest commentary: Keys to successful ASP development

January 20, 2017
New regulatory requirements from CMS and The Joint Commission that have gone into effect this month require all hospitals and critical access hospitals to implement
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FDA grants rare pediatric disease label to gene therapy for GM1

January 20, 2017
The FDA has issued a rare pediatric disease designation to a gene therapy for the treatment of children with GM1 gangliosidosis, according to the drug’s…
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Agreement Between Three Optical Coherence Tomography Devices to Assess the Insertion Distance and Thickness of Horizontal Rectus Muscles

Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus
Online Advanced Release, January 17, 2017
To assess the agreement between two different spectral domain (SD-OCT) and one swept source (SS-OCT) optical coherence…
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Childhood Epilepsy: February 2015

Keck School of Medicine of USC and Pediatric Annals

It is rare indeed for any child with suspected seizures to present to a pediatric neurologist’s offi ce de novo…
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January 16, 2017
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