Similar Primary Outcome for Lower O2 Sat in Extreme Preterm

No significant difference in composite outcome of death, major disability for extremely preterm infants
Source: Pulmonary Medicine News - Doctors Lounge - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Internal Medicine, Critical Care, Pediatrics, Pulmonology, Journal, Source Type: news

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Authors: Wu M, Xu K, Xie Y, Yan F, Deng Z, Lei J, Cai L Abstract BACKGROUND Osteoblastoma is a rare, benign, osteolytic neoplasm commonly found in the spine in early adulthood. Here, we review the clinical characteristics, radiographic findings, and surgical management of patients with spinal osteoblastoma. MATERIAL AND METHODS Thirteen patients with osteoblastoma who underwent surgery at our institute from June 2008 to November 2017 were enrolled in this study. The American Spinal Injury Association (ASIA) impairment scale was used to assess neurological function. All patients were treated with either total excisi...
Source: Medical Science Monitor - Category: Research Tags: Med Sci Monit Source Type: research
AbstractPurpose of ReviewMODY6 due to mutations in the gene NEUROD1 is very rare, and details on its clinical manifestation and pathogenesis are scarce. In this review, we have summarized all reported cases of MODY6 diagnosed by genetic testing, and examined their clinical features in detail.Recent FindingsMODY6 is a low penetrant MODY, suggesting that development of the disease is affected by genetic modifying factors, environmental factors, and/or the effects of interactions of genetic and environmental factors, as is the case with MODY5. Furthermore, while patients with MODY6 can usually achieve good glycemic control wi...
Source: Current Diabetes Reports - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
In the current education policy environment, inclusion - that is the situation in which all disabled children and young people attend their local school and there is no alternative form of provision - is widely accepted as best representing a just state of...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
More than 6 million Americans live with disabilities following a stroke. Even mild strokes can leave survivors with arm and leg weakness, poor muscle control and memory lapses that worsen with age. Now UCLA neuroscientists have found that patients born without a gene called CCR5 recover better from mild stroke than patients with the gene. The team partnered with Israeli researchers to study the missing gene ’s effect on brain function.Published Feb. 21 in the journal Cell,  the findings could lead to the first pill to reverse the physical and mental aftermath of mild stroke.“This is the first time tha...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news
We report means and 95% uncertainty intervals (UIs) for incidence, mortality, and disability-adjusted life-years (DALYs) estimates for CNS cancers (according to the International Classification of Diseases tenth revision: malignant neoplasm of meninges, malignant neoplasm of brain, and malignant neoplasm of spinal cord, cranial nerves, and other parts of CNS) from the Global Burden of Diseases, Injuries, and Risk Factors Study 2016. Data sources include vital registration and cancer registry data. Mortality was modelled using an ensemble model approach. Incidence was estimated by dividing the final mortality estimates by m...
Source: The Lancet Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 February 2019Source: The Saudi Dental JournalAuthor(s): Ibrahem Alsuhimi, Abdulrahman Alshouibi, Abdulkareem Alotaibi, Mohammed Alharbi, Ahmed Aldossary, Mohammed nazir, Khalifa AlkhalifaAbstractObjectiveTo access the association of dental esthetic perception with oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) among adolescents in Dammam the Eastern province of Saudi Arabia.Material and methodsThis cross-sectional study was conducted on intermediate and high school students in Dammam the Eastern region of Saudi Arabia in the form of questionnaire during February-March 2018. The schools w...
Source: The Saudi Dental Journal - Category: Dentistry Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 7 February 2019Source: AlterAuthor(s): Gildas Brégain
Source: ALTER - European Journal of Disability Research - Category: Disability Source Type: research
Adults with developmental disabilities continue to consistently have poorer health outcomes across the board when compared to other adults, according to an Ontario report.
Source: CBC | Health - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news
Julian Tang, MDAttention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most commonly diagnosed mental health challenges in the United States. Approximately 8% of children between the ages of 6 to 17 yrs. old have been diagnosed with ADHD with boys being twice as likely as girls to have ADHD.Does my kid have ADHD?This is one of the most common questions we get from parents and caregivers and the answer is not that straightforward. Children already have a wide presentation of temperaments, levels of physical activity, and focus levels. The brain also continuously develops and matures over time which affects a child &rs...
Source: Pediatric Health Associates - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: news
LivaNova (NSDQ:LIVN) said on Wednesday that the U.S. Centers for Medicare &Medicaid Services finalized a National Coverage Decision for LivaNova’s Vagus Nerve Stimulation Therapy for treating treatment-resistant depression. The London-based company said that the modified NCD will enable Medicare coverage for VNS therapy through the Coverage with Evidence Development framework when offered through a CMS-approved, double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trial with a follow-up of at least 1 year. “As part of our commitment to improving the lives of patients around the world, LivaNova requested that C...
Source: Mass Device - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Clinical Trials Neurological LivaNova Source Type: news
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