Most children with isolated skull fractures may not need to stay in the hospital, which finding has the potential to save the health care system millions of dollars a year ("Isolated Skull Fractures: Trends in Management ...
Other Apr 30, 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)—In the fourth week of 2013, influenza activity remained elevated in the United States, with the proportion of pneumonia and influenza-linked deaths above the epidemic threshold, according to ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Feb 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Heart defects are the most common form of congenital malformations affecting newborns. Infants who were prenatally diagnosed with congenital heart disease (CHD) are more stable and have better outcomes than infants who were ...
Pediatrics Sep 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Tight blood sugar control in the intensive care unit for pediatric cardiac surgery patients does not improve patients' infection rate, mortality, length of stay or organ failure when compared to standard care, new research ...
Cardiology Sep 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Low-birth-weight babies with a particular brain abnormality are at greater risk for autism, according to a new study that could provide doctors a signpost for early detection of the still poorly understood disorder.
Autism spectrum disorders Feb 25, 2013 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—For healthy full-term infants, development at age 12 months is associated with gestational age, with scores increasing for each additional week of gestation, according to a study published online ...
Pediatrics Apr 15, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
California's pediatricians-in-training are not adequately educated about the methods to prevent recurrent sexually transmitted infections in teenagers. That's the conclusion of a study from the Stanford University School ...
Pediatrics Sep 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 0 |
(HealthDay)—It's not how much time teens spend watching TV but how intensely they watch that adds on the pounds, new research suggests.
Overweight and Obesity Apr 08, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Infants who are bottle-fed face a higher risk of developing a serious intestinal condition that can lead to surgery, Danish researchers report.
Pediatrics Sep 03, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0 |
(HealthDay)—Flu season descended on the United States early and hard this winter, with significant increases in flu activity observed over the past month, according to an update issued Jan. 4 by the U.S. ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Jan 05, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Peering intently at the tiny white smudge in their baby's brain scan, Sue and Ben Erickson could see that the image did not reveal the miracle they had prayed for.
Cancer Sep 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
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 |
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 |
Duke University School of Medicine has received approval from the Food and Drug Administration to market DUCORD, a stem cell product derived from umbilical cord blood, for use in transplants between unrelated donors and recipients.
Medical research Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0