Tonsillectomy in childhood raises risk of respiratory diseases

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ConclusionThis systematic review highlighted the potential of a goal setting technique in the asthma self-management education. However, due to the limitations of the quality and quantity of the included literature, more rigorous studies are needed. In the future, better effective study protocol combining with goal setting approach and other behavior technique is needed to further investigate.
Source: International Journal of Nursing Sciences - Category: Nursing Source Type: research
Authors: Nafiu OO, Owusu-Bediako K, Chimbira WT Abstract BACKGROUND: Recent data among pediatric otolaryngology patients showed unexplained higher rates of serious perioperative respiratory adverse events (PRAE) in black children compared to their white peers. We evaluated whether preoperative respiratory comorbidity (PRC) burden contributes to racial disparity in serious PRAE in children undergoing non-otolaryngologic procedures. METHODS: Rates of serious PRAE (laryngospasm and/or bronchospasm) were compared across racial groups in a retrospective cohort of black and white children (N = 18538; black ...
Source: Journal of the National Medical Association - Category: General Medicine Tags: J Natl Med Assoc Source Type: research
Journal Name: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism Issue: Ahead of print
Source: Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe prevalence of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes was significantly lower in indigenous than in nonindigenous participants. Also, prevalence of type 2 diabetes was lower those living in rural areas. Health benefits of a traditional lifestyle may partially account for these differences.
Source: Journal of Clinical and Translational Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
ConclusionVisceral fat thickness as measured by ultrasonography has no significant difference between NERD and ERD.
Source: Diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome: Clinical Research and Reviews - Category: Endocrinology Source Type: research
Our weekly series of diabetes humor at DiabetesMine features a cartoon by Brad Slaight.
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Publication date: Available online 20 April 2019Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical JournalAuthor(s): Omar M. Noman, Ramzi A. Mothana, Adnan J. Al-Rehaily, Ali S. Al qahtani, Fahd A. Nasr, Jamal M. Khaled, Mohamed F. Alajmi, Mansour S. Al-SaidAbstractThe Loranthus genus has been demonstrated to be used in the treatment of wide range of diseases e.g. diabetes, inflammations and cancers. Many species of Loranthus represent a major source of biologically active constituents. Therefore, our study was carried out to investigate the anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of Loranthus acaciae Zucc. (Loranthaceae) grown...
Source: Saudi Pharmaceutical Journal - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
This study was carried out to evaluate embryotoxicity of CR decoction in vivo and in vitro, and to explore the mechanism of embryotoxicity from the perspective of bone metabolism.Materials and methodsIn animal experiments, pregnant mice were randomly assigned into 5 groups, i.e. mice were orally treated with CR decoction at dosages of 0 (distilled water, as negative controls), 2, 8, 32 g/kg/d (low, medium and high-dose group), and vitamin A (as positive controls), respectively. Maternal and embryo-fetal parameters were registered after cesarean section. The fetal skeletal development was further assessed with the alizari...
Source: Journal of Ethnopharmacology - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The combination of a mutation of the ABCC8 gene c.4412delT, associated with CHI, and the mutation of c.3979G > A, associated with neonatal diabetes, resulted in a neonate with hypoglycemia. The mechanism remains unclear. PMID: 31002010 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Fetal and Pediatric Pathology - Category: Pathology Tags: Fetal Pediatr Pathol Source Type: research
In conclusion, the use of the GnRHa to trigger ovulation in patients undergoing ovulation induction may be considered in patients treated with IUI. PMID: 31001335 [PubMed]
Source: International Journal of Endocrinology - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Int J Endocrinol Source Type: research
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