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Obesity ups risks in pediatric procedural sedation

(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients undergoing procedural sedation, obesity is associated with increased risk of adverse respiratory events and frequency of airway interventions, according to research published in the July ...

Jun 12, 2015
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New evidence on risks of advanced maternal age

Many of the risk factors associated with pregnancy are more harmful when the expectant mother is over 35. According to an extensive, register-based study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland, the risks associated ...

Feb 11, 2015
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More HIV+ patients undergoing spinal fusion

(HealthDay)—More HIV-positive patients are undergoing spinal fusions, and these patients have higher rates of complications resulting from the procedures, according to a study published in the Sept. 15 issue of Spine.

Sep 25, 2014
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