Enfants nés sans main. Une succession de cas rarissimes et des questions

France – Enfants nés sans main. Une succession de cas rarissimes et des questions

Ils sont nés à Guidel, en Rhône Alpes et en Pays de Loire, entre 2009 et 2014. Au total, une dizaine d’enfants atteints de malformations congénitales sont nés...
Brexit and Chemicals Regulation: UK Government Sets Out Plans for a UK-Reach in The Event of a Hard-Brexit

UK – Brexit and Chemicals Regulation: UK Government Sets Out Plans for a UK-Reach...

Further to our previous alert (found here), which outlined the EU and the UK Government's general position on product regulation post-Brexit, on 24 September 2018...
Acetaminophen may lower odds of febrile seizure recurrence in youths

International – Acetaminophen may lower odds of febrile seizure recurrence in youths

1. Rectal acetaminophen reduces rates of second febrile seizure (FS) in children during the course of the same febrile illness when given rectally soon...
Cost-effectiveness of pediatric leukemia CAR T-cell therapy studied

UK – Cost-effectiveness of pediatric leukemia CAR T-cell therapy studied

Despite its $475,000 per-patient price tag, the survival gains and cost per life-year gained with tisagenlecleucel (Kymriah) in pediatric B-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL)...
Orphadata: une nouvelle plate-forme pour accéder aux données agrégées d'Orphanet

France – Orphadata: une nouvelle plate-forme pour accéder aux données agrégées d’Orphanet

Depuis 2011, Orphanet donne accès à des jeux de données massifs à partir de sa base de données, au profit de la recherche, via...
ABPI details Brexit plans at PIPA conference

UK – Making a success of Brexit

Following the outcome of the EU referendum, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is working closely with the Government to analyse the...
New Council of Europe’s EDQM publication on the donation of oocytes

Europe – New Council of Europe’s EDQM publication on the donation of oocytes

The European Committee on Organ Transplantation (CD-P-TO) in charge of organ transplantation activities at the EDQM, in collaboration with the European Society of Human Reproduction and...
Recardio halts UK heart trial on Brexit uncertainty

UK – Recardio halts UK heart trial on Brexit uncertainty

According to a report by BBC News online, the firm was intending to evaluate dutogliptin at sites in Clydebank, Leeds and Exeter, but has...
Modified vaccinia virus shows potential in fighting sarcoma tumours

International – Nobel prize awarded for research on cancer immunotherapy

“By stimulating the inherent ability of our immune system to attack tumor cells this year’s Nobel Laureates have established an entirely new principle for...
Flu Caused 80,000 Deaths in US Last Year

USA – Flu Caused 80,000 Deaths in US Last Year

Influenza was especially severe in the United States last year. According to new data released today at a news briefing held by the Centers...

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