Outcomes for children with brain injury acquired during childhood are difficult to predict and vary significantly, states an analysis of evidence on the topic published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Pediatrics Jun 18, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In a new study released today in New England Journal of Medicine, researchers demonstrate that whole genome sequencing can provide clinically relevant data on bacterial transmission within a timescale that can influence infect ...
Genetics Jun 13, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(Medical Xpress) -- University of Florida researchers have identified a medical condition they say keeps many intensive care, heart surgery and burn patients from recovering fully and returning home.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay) -- Maternal smoking has been identified as a risk factor associated with the development of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC) in premature infants, according to a study published June 11 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jun 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A Scottish whisky distillery at the centre of an investigation into an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that has infected up to 74 people has temporarily halted production, it said Friday.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jun 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A simple, cheap dose of zinc helps the recovery of newborns suffering from bacterial infections such as pneumonia and meningitis, according to an Indian study reported on Thursday in The Lancet.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 31, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, have found that critically ill patients were more likely to die if they were taking the most commonly ...
Medications May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Frank M. Brunkhorst, M.D., of Friedrich-Schiller University, Jena, Germany, and colleagues conducted a study to compare the effect of the antibiotics moxifloxacin and meropenem with the effect of meropenem monotherapy on ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 21, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Nighttime intensivist physician staffing in intensive care units (ICUs) with a low-intensity daytime staffing model is associated with reduced mortality, according to a new study published in the New England Journal of Me ...
Other May 21, 2012 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
For people receiving health care for acute and persistent low-back pain, symptoms will improve significantly in the first six weeks, but pain and disability may linger even after one year, states a large study published in ...
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
Women are more likely to suffer post-traumatic stress than men after leaving an intensive care unit (ICU), finds a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Critical Care. However, psychological and physic ...
Psychology & Psychiatry May 13, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay) -- About half of medications used in children have little or no label information about drug effectiveness, safety or dosing in children, new research finds.
Pediatrics May 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(AP) -- A Romanian baby born with virtually no intestines who confounded doctors by tenaciously clinging to life and captured international attention and offers of medical help, died on Thursday. He was nine ...
Other May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A review of 30 years of life-threatening asthma cases in a San Antonio intensive care unit found that annual ICU admissions for the condition have dropped 74 percent. The study, by UT Medicine San Antonio physicians who reviewed ...
Inflammatory disorders May 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients who are diagnosed in the emergency room with a specific type of brain bleed should be considered for immediate transfer to a hospital that treats at least 35 cases a year, according to a new scientific statement ...
Other May 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0