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(HealthDay)—In children under the age of 3, a high dot-blot count for retinal hemorrhages (RHs) is a strong predictor of inflicted traumatic brain injury (ITBI) rather than accidental traumatic brain injury ...
Pediatrics Oct 09, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Researchers at the University of Toronto and the Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) are paving the way towards individualized medicine for patients with cystic fibrosis.
Medical research Aug 29, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
Parental hopes of a "miraculous intervention," prompted by deeply held religious beliefs, are leading to very sick children being subjected to futile care and needless suffering, suggests a small study in the Journal of Me ...
Health Aug 13, 2012 | 4 / 5 (2) | 9
Excess weight in pregnant women, both before pregnancy and gained during pregnancy, is the main predictor of whether mothers will have larger than average babies, which can result in increased risk of cesarean section or ...
Pediatrics May 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Oral zinc treatments may shorten the duration of symptoms of the common cold in adults, although adverse effects are common, according to a study published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Medications May 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
(HealthDay) -- A previously derived clinical dehydration scale (CDS) is characterized by moderate interobserver reliability and weak links with objective measures of disease severity for children administered ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Cystic fibrosis is the most common fatal genetic disease affecting Canadian children and young adults, more than two children each and every week are diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF). ...
Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes Mar 28, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Board of Directors has recently approved and released an evidence-based clinical practice guideline (CPG) on "The Treatment of Supracondylar Humerus Fractures."
Other Nov 16, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Home nursing visits are as safe and effective as office-based care for initial post-delivery well-baby check-ups, according to medical researchers.
Health Nov 09, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Parents of children in the palliative stage of cancer favour aggressive chemotherapy over supportive care compared with health care professionals, states an article in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal).
Health Oct 17, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Doctors have been prescribing codeine for postpartum pain management for many years, and, until recently, it was considered safe to breastfeed while taking the opioid. But the death of an infant exposed to codeine through ...
Health Sep 06, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Fast ripples confirmed to be valuable biomarker of area responsible for seizure activity in children
New research focusing on high-frequency oscillations, termed ripples and fast ripples, recorded by intracranial electroencephalography (EEG), may provide an important marker for the localization of the brain region responsible ...
Medical research Jul 29, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
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