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13-01-2022 | Paediatrics | News | Article

Novel loci affect asthma treatment response in children of African descent

Researchers identify novel loci that may contribute to the success of asthma treatment in children of African descent, but find these differ between adolescents and younger children.

This independent news story was supported by an educational grant from L’Institut Servier, Suresnes, France.

16-12-2021 | Paediatrics | News | Article

Encouraging interim results for Hurler syndrome gene therapy

Altering and reintroducing the haematopoietic stem and progenitor cells of children with Hurler syndrome results in “extensive” correction of metabolic abnormalities, report researchers.

This independent news story was supported by an educational grant from L’Institut Servier, Suresnes, France.


06-12-2021 | Oncology | News | Article

High prevalence of multifocal disease highlighted for paediatric papillary thyroid carcinoma

Research points to a high prevalence of multifocal disease in children with papillary thyroid carcinoma, with age and tumour stage possible risk factors for this diagnosis.

This independent news story was supported by an educational grant from L’Institut Servier, Suresnes, France.

25-11-2021 | Paediatrics | News | Article

Significant and sustained phase 2 results for maralixibat in Alagille syndrome

The bile acid transport inhibitor maralixibat, given at a higher dose than previously tested, may significantly improve cholestasis in children with Alagille syndrome, shows the phase 2 ICONIC trial.

This independent news story was supported by an educational grant from L’Institut Servier, Suresnes, France.

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