Pediatrics

Premature infants at greater risk of SIDS

Premature infants still have a greater risk compared to full-term babies of dying of SIDS and other sleep-related infant deaths despite recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics that hospital NICU's provide ...

Diabetes

Surgeon urges new focus on diabetic ulcers

Foot ulcers are a prevalent complication for millions of people with diabetes. Estimates indicate that as many as one-third of people with the disease will develop at least one foot ulcer over the course of their lifetime. ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Can pain increase the risk of dying early?

Pain that interferes with daily life, rather than pain per se, was associated with an increased risk of early death in a recent analysis.

Health

Baby deaths soar 30% in Venezuela: ministry

Deaths of babies soared by 30 percent last year in Venezuela, hit by shortages of food and medicine in an economic and political crisis, the health ministry said on Wednesday.

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