Lactation Policy and Resources for Trainees in the Department of Radiology

The benefits of breastfeeding are well established for both lactating mothers and their children. Breast milk has been shown to improve infant health outcomes across a number of different measures, including respiratory tract infections, gastrointestinal tract infections, allergies, obesity, and mortality [1], while breastfeeding has been demonstrated to improve health outcomes for mothers, including decreasing the risk for type 2 diabetes and breast and ovarian cancer [1,2]. Given these significant benefits, the American Academy of Pediatrics, World Health Organization, and Institute of Medicine all recommend breastfeeding for 1 year or longer if desired by mother and child [1].
Source: Journal of the American College of Radiology : JACR - Category: Radiology Authors: Tags: Case studies in training and education Source Type: research

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ConclusionsFindings suggest that self-harm behavior and psychiatric disorders are associated with increased ED utilization for subsequent chronic disease-related ED utilization. Chronic disease among adolescent psychiatric patients should be attended to, potentially involving new models of clinical follow-up care.
Source: Journal of Adolescence - Category: Child Development Source Type: research
Conclusions: If perceived QOL is used as an indicator of the success of intervention programs, certain factors accompanying the adoption of measures for the prevention of falls may mask the results (failure or success) of the intervention. Because most determinants of QOL are modifiable and physical activity has the potential to improve QOL, this research suggests that physical activity programs should be a component of health care for older adults.
Source: Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy - Category: Physiotherapy Tags: Research Reports Source Type: research
In this study, to estimate the states that are not directly available from the Bergman minimal model a high-order sliding mode observer is proposed. Then fractional calculus is combined with sliding mode control (SMC) for blood glucose regulation to create more robustness performance and make more degree of freedom and flexibility for the proposed method. Then an adaptive fractional-order SMC is proposed. The adaptive SMC protect controller against disturbance and uncertainties while the fractional calculus provides robust performance. Numerical simulation verifies that the proposed controllers have better performance in t...
Source: IET Systems Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
This paper deals with the design of robust observer based output feedback control law for the stabilisation of an uncertain nonlinear system and subsequently apply the developed method for the regulation of plasma glucose concentration in Type 1 diabetes (T1D) patients. The principal objective behind the proposed design is to deal with the issues of intra-patient parametric variation and non-availability of all state variables for measurement. The proposed control technique for the T1D patient model is based on the attractive ellipsoid method (AEM). The observer and controller conditions are obtained in terms of linear mat...
Source: IET Systems Biology - Category: Biology Source Type: research
[Guardian] Researchers are unanimous that talc or talcum powder can cause lung, ovarian, stomach and endometrial (uterine) cancers. They said talc consisting of asbestos is generally accepted as being able to cause cancer if it is inhaled or/and used regularly in the genital area. Evidence on asbestos-free talc is however less clear.
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - Category: African Health Source Type: news
Could a simple blood test catch cancer before symptoms appear?Nicola Davis goes beyond the hype and investigates the future of blood diagnostics and cancerA blood test that could detect cancer earlier than current methods has long been a dream of oncologists. The hope is that these “liquid biopsies” could save countless lives by diagnosing cancer before symptoms show. They’re less invasive, quicker and easier than what is available now.However, this area of research has been plagued with hype. This happened most notably when a Silicon Valley startup –Theranos– allegedlyduped investors out of h...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - Category: Science Authors: Tags: Science Cancer research Medical research Source Type: news
Huazhang Wu, Fengchang Qiao, Yunli Zhao, Shouwei Wu, Minjie Hu, Tao Wu, Fuxin Huang, Wenjing Chen, Dengzhong Sun, Mulin Liu, Jinsong Zhao
Source: Frontiers in Genetics - Category: Genetics & Stem Cells Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2019Source: Urology Case ReportsAuthor(s): Fumio Ishizaki, Ryo Maruyama, Kazutoshi Yamana, Takashi Kasahara, Tsutomu Nishiyama, Yoshihiko TomitaAbstractWe herein report an unusual case of brain metastasis from prostate cancer during androgen deprivation therapy and post-docetaxel and definitive local therapy. The brain metastasis was surgically resected followed by Whole-brain radiation therapy. Postoperatively, his PSA again decreased to an undetectable level and remained undetectable with no evidence of new or recurrent disease.
Source: Urology Case Reports - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
ABSTRACT Objectives: To ascertain the opinions of North American genitourinary (GU) experts regarding inclusion of technologies such as prostate - specific membrane antigen (PSMA) and C – 11 choline positron emission tomography (PET) into routine practice. Materials and Methods: A survey was distributed to North American GU experts. Questions pertained to the role of PSMA and C – 11 PET in PCa management. Participants were categorized as “ supporters ” or “ opponents ” of incorporation of novel imaging techniques. Opinions were correlated with practice patterns. Results: Response rate wa...
Source: International Braz J Urol - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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