Pediatrics

Receipt of breast milk increases with gestational age at birth

(HealthDay)—Receipt of any breast milk varies with gestational age, ranging from 71.3 percent of extremely preterm infants to 84.6 percent of term infants, according to research published in the June 7 issue of the U.S. ...

Cardiology

Low fitness, obesity linked to later disability pension

(HealthDay)—Among men, low cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity in adolescence are associated with an increased risk for later receipt of a disability pension, according to a study published online Feb. 12 in the Annals ...

Psychology & Psychiatry

Mood disorders up for children of consanguineous parents

(HealthDay)—Children of first-cousin consanguineous parents are more likely to be in receipt of antidepressant or anxiolytic medications and antipsychotic medications, according to a study published online April 4 in JAMA ...

Surgery

Racial/ethnic disparities up for live donor kidney transplant

(HealthDay)—Racial/ethnic disparities in the receipt of live donor kidney transplantation (LDKT) among first-time kidney transplantation candidates in the United States increased from 1995-1999 to 2010-2014, according to ...

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