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Other conditions

We also work on other conditions and interventions (in addition to cancer, HIV and TB), where we can make an important contribution to improving health. These include:

  • respiratory diseases including pleural infection and obstructive sleep apnoea
  • dermatology
  • blood transfusions
  • influenza (flu)
  • overdose management
  • other infections, including hospital acquired infections and antibiotic resistance
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27 August 2014

The PREDICT trial results have shown that continuous positive airway pressure can reduce sleepiness in older people with obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome. This treatment is also likely to be cost-effective, so researchers are recommending that it should be offered routinely to older patients with moderate to severe obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome.

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Partially randomised trial of quinacrine in human prion disease

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Morley, S.L., Hudson, C.L., Llewelyn, C.A., Wells, A.W., Johnson, A.L., Williamson, L.

Transfusion in children: epidemiology and 10-year survival of transfusion recipients. Transfusion Medicine. 2016; 26:111-117

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