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In a randomized trial performed to help resolve the uncertainty about the optimal oxygen saturation therapy in extremely preterm infants, researchers found that targeting saturations of 85 percent to 89 percent compared with ...
Pediatrics May 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers from Murdoch University's School of Health Professions are urging health organisations to reconsider their attitudes to mothers and babies bedsharing.
Health Apr 29, 2013 | 4.1 / 5 (34) | 0
A new research technique, pioneered by Dr. Maria Angela Franceschini, will be published in JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) on March 14th. Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard M ...
Medical research Mar 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
An important predictor of the severity of respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) in infants may be what their mothers ate during pregnancy, according to a Vanderbilt study published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Cr ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Not all nursing interventions recommended in the Surviving Sepsis Campaign (SSC) are actually implemented in emergency departments, according to a review published in the January issue of the ...
Health Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
By the time they reached toddlerhood, very preterm infants originally treated with higher oxygen levels continued to show benefits when compared to a group treated with lower oxygen levels, according to a follow-up study ...
Health Dec 27, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
For individuals with obstructive sleep apnea traveling to higher altitudes (which may exacerbate symptoms), use of a combination therapy resulted in improvement in symptoms including reduced insomnia and better control of ...
Sleep apnea Dec 11, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In 2010 breast reconstruction entered the Top Five list of reconstructive procedures in the US, with 93,000 procedures performed, up 8% from 2009, and 18% from 2000. This is among the most common skin flap procedure performed.
Cancer Sep 25, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) experience poorer sleep quality than people of a similar age without COPD, according to research published in the journal Respirology.
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Webcam software developed by a new Oxford University spin-out company will offer a simple, non-invasive way of monitoring patients' vital signs.
Other Sep 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—A newly developed spatial frequency domain imaging (SFDI) device can be used to quantify biochemical compositional changes in port wine stain (PWS) lesions after laser therapy, according to ...
Surgery Sep 10, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Sleep apnoea severity has been associated with increased cancer mortality in a new study.
Sleep apnea Sep 04, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Weight loss improved both metabolic parameters and sleep-disordered breathing (SDB) in obese children in a new study from researchers in Belgium, confirming links between metabolic dysregulation, SDB and obesity.
Sleep apnea May 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The severity of sleep disordered breathing and nocturnal hypoxemia independently predict both glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), according to a new study.
Sleep apnea May 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Margaret Rosenfeld, M.D., M.P.H., of Seattle Children's Hospital, and colleagues conducted a study to examine if hypertonic saline would reduce the rate of pulmonary exacerbations in children younger than 6 years of age with ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes May 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0