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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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LATEST NEWS

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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FEATURED STUDY

Comparison of platelets stored for 2-5 days versus platelets stored for 6-7 days in preventing and treating haemorrhage in thrombocytopenic patients – a randomised controlled trial

Comparison of platelets stored for 2-5 days versus platelets stored for 6-7 days in preventing and treating haemorrhage in thrombocytopenic patients – a randomised controlled trial


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RECENT PUBLICATIONS

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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