Feature Review: Xylitol sugar supplement for preventing middle ear infection in children

This study shows that there is e vidence for the use of xylitol in preventing middle ear infections. We hope that future studies will widen their sample, determine the ideal dosage of xylitol and, the ideal mode of delivery.”Read the full Cochrane ReviewVisit the Cochrane Acute Respiratory Infections websiteRelated Resources:Featured Review: Influenza vaccines for preventing acute otitis media in infants and childrenPress Release: Doctors and patients making decisions together could reduce the number of antibiotics prescribed for acute respiratory infectionsFeature Review: Water precautions for prevention of infection in children with ventilation tubes (grommets)Press Release: Effect of natural sweetener Xylitol in preventing tooth decay still unprovenWednesday, August 10, 2016
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Source: Giornale Italiano di Dermatologia e Venereologia - Category: Dermatology Tags: G Ital Dermatol Venereol Source Type: research
Authors: Momeni M, Arab M, Dehghan M, Ahmadinejad M Abstract Materials and Methods: This randomized, parallel, single-blind controlled trial study was performed on 75 ICU patients. Patients were allocated into three groups (massage by a nurse, massage by the patient's family, and control group) by the minimization method. Swedish massage was provided for the patients in experimental groups (each foot for 5 minutes) once a day for six days. The pain was examined in all three groups before, immediately, and one week after the intervention. Results: The mean scores of pain in the groups of foot massage by the pati...
Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
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Source: Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine - Category: Complementary Medicine Tags: Evid Based Complement Alternat Med Source Type: research
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Source: Best Practice and Research Clinical Anaesthesiology - Category: Anesthesiology Source Type: research
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Source: Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) Molecular Basis of Disease - Category: Molecular Biology Source Type: research
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Source: Preventive Medicine - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research
ConclusionsOur experience illustrates that in cases of painful posttraumatic distal tibiofibular synostosis, simultaneous synostosis resection with peroneus longus ligamentoplasty may show good clinical results.Level of evidence5
Source: Journal of Medical Case Reports - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
Musculoskeletal/ Spine Interventions 1) Genicular artery embolization for knee pain/ osteoarthritis and Genicular artery embolization for hemarthroses after TKA Geniculate Artery Embolization: New Treatment for Knee Osteoarthritis - UCLA Radiology, Los Angeles, Westwood, Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica, CA 2) Genicular nerve... forums.studentdoctor.net
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