Bariatric surgery in extremely obese adolescents may also help treat previously undiagnosed cardiovascular abnormalities
(Medical Xpress)—This time of year many people make resolutions to live a healthier lifestyle, exercise more, lose weight and eat better. For the adolescents who are extremely obese in this country, diet ...
Surgery Jan 21, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Flu remains at epidemic proportions across the United States, but flu activity decreased in some areas during the second week of January, according to FluView, a weekly influenza surveillance ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 19, 2013 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay)—The Complexity Index in Sarcoma (CINSARC) and Genomic Index prognostic signatures are valid independent methods of assessing synovial sarcoma (SS) prognosis, according to a study published online ...
Cancer Jan 18, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress)—Serious errors administering drugs to children are occurring frequently due to workload, distraction and ineffective communication, according to a new study exploring the relationship between the nursing ...
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In a recent study, UW researchers sought to understand why high school athletes do not report concussive symptoms. The researchers conducted focus groups with 50 male and female Seattle-area varsity athletes ...
Health Jan 17, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Researchers have found clear, identifiable factors that signal whether an athlete will experience concussive symptoms beyond one week. The researchers sought to identify risk factors for prolonged concussion symptoms by examining ...
Health Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Melanomas that develop in the eye often are fatal. Now, scientists at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report they have identified a mutated gene in melanoma tumors of the eye that appears ...
Genetics Jan 16, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
New research in Nature concludes the eye – which depends on light to see – also needs light to develop normally during pregnancy.
Ophthalmology Jan 16, 2013 | 4 / 5 (4) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For pediatric patients with stage 4 neuroblastoma, surgery of the primary tumor site has no impact on outcomes, according to a study published online Jan. 2 in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.
Cancer Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—The majority of biologics approved since 1997 include pediatric information in their labeling and have been studied in pediatric trials, according to a review published online Jan. 14 in Pediatrics.
Pediatrics Jan 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow's milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child's body, new research has found.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Children who regularly see specialists for chronic medical conditions are also using complementary medicine at a high rate, demonstrates recently published research from the University of Alberta and the University of Ottawa.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | 5 / 5 (1) | 1
A new study highlights the risk that female teenagers face when they go online – a risk heightened for teen girls who have been victims of abuse or neglect.
Pediatrics Jan 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |
A study released today from the upcoming issue of the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (JPIDS) found that taking early and repeated white blood cell counts (WBC) is critical in determining whether infant ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 10, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Among infants undergoing major surgery, postoperative use of intermittent intravenous paracetamol (acetaminophen) for the management of pain resulted in a lower cumulative morphine dose over 48 hours, according to a study ...
Surgery Jan 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0 |