Neuroscience

Nocturnal supervision may have protective effect in SUDEP

(HealthDay)—There is limited, very low-certainty evidence of a protective effect for nocturnal supervision against sudden unexpected death in epilepsy (SUDEP), according to a report published online April 2 in the Cochrane ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Morocco announces first coronavirus death

Morocco's health ministry said Tuesday the country had recorded its first death linked to the new coronavirus, an 89-year-old woman who suffered from chronic health problems.

Medical research

Working to change the future of prosthetics

Robots powered by human-like artificial muscles are still in the research and development stage, but Taylor Henderson is certain that they'll change the future of prosthetics.

Pediatrics

New study calls for supervision orders to have 'more teeth'

20% of all children in England who return home after care proceedings and are placed on a supervision order are back in the family court within 5 years because of further significant harm, new research led by Lancaster University ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Final CDC update on Salmonella linked to backyard poultry

(HealthDay)—At least 334 people in 47 states have been sickened in Salmonella outbreaks linked to contact with live poultry in backyard flocks, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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