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
People have long taken for granted that glasses and contact lenses improve vision for nearsightedness, but the genetic factors behind the common condition have remained blurry. Now researchers at Duke Medicine ...
Genetics May 02, 2013 | 5 / 5 (2) | 2 |
Today, during the 81st American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) Annual Scientific Meeting, researchers announced new findings regarding the development of methods to turn human induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSC) ...
Medical research May 02, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Two babies at risk of brain injury following a lack of oxygen at birth have received xenon gas and cooling therapy while being transferred from one hospital to another in a specially equipped ambulance.
Other Apr 30, 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 study conducted by researchers at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) provides new evidence that longwave ultraviolet light (UVA) induces a protein that could result in premature skin aging. The findings demonstrate ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 25, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
The protective effect of inducing controlled hypothermia following sudden cardiac arrest will now be investigated in detail. The goal of the scientific work is to judge whether this type of cryotherapy can ...
Cardiology Apr 22, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A software program for screening for cervical cancer, particularly in developing countries with limited resources, earned the top award and $10,000 in the Qualcomm Wireless Innovation Prize at UW-Madison. The AlgoCerv software ena ...
Cancer Apr 19, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Pain is an undeniable focal point for patients with sickle cell disease but it's not the best focus for drug development, says one of the dying breed of physicians specializing in the condition.
Medical research Apr 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Studies have shown that about 10 percent of men infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an elevated resting energy expenditure (REE). Their bodies use more kilocalories for basic functions including circulation, ...
HIV & AIDS Apr 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Tumor necrosis factor—normally an infection-fighting substance produced by the body—can actually heighten susceptibility to tuberculosis if its levels are too high. University of Washington TB researchers ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 11, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(AP)—Federal health officials say the parents of premature babies enrolled in a treatment study several years ago weren't properly informed of potential risks.
Health Apr 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A report from the University of Freiburg that is published in one of the last issue of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics address the presence of cerebral abnormalities in eating disorders.
Psychology & Psychiatry Apr 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
In an engineering breakthrough, a Washington University in St. Louis biomedical researcher has discovered a way to use light and color to measure oxygen in individual red blood cells in real time.
Medical research Mar 25, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0 |
When babies are deprived of oxygen before birth, brain damage and disorders such as cerebral palsy can occur. Extended cooling can prevent brain injuries, but this treatment is not always available in developing ...
Medical research Mar 21, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0