Pediatrics

Apgar score effective in assessing health of preterm infants

The vitality of preterm infants should be assessed with an Apgar score, a tool used to measure the health of newborns immediately after birth. That is the conclusion by researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden who in ...

Cardiology

Home blood pressure test eases GP demand

Patients who need a blood pressure test might not need to visit their GP thanks to a digital system that makes it easier to send results to their doctor.

Arthritis & Rheumatism

Dextrose injections aid knee osteoarthritis pain

(HealthDay)—Intra-articular dextrose prolotherapy (DPT) injections are a safe and effective treatment for knee osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the May/June issue of the Annals of Family Medicine.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

What do Australians really think about coronavirus?

Understanding how Australians are coping with the threat of COVID-19, and their level of concern, is the focus of new research from the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (BIDA) Research Centre at the University of ...

Cardiology

NT-proBNP does not improve evaluation of syncope in the ED

(HealthDay)—For adult emergency department (ED) patients with syncope, serum N-terminal pro-B-type natriuretic peptide (NT-proBNP) does not improve prognostication above the Canadian Syncope Risk Score (CSRS), according ...

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