Family of toddler with a 'one-in-a-million' paralysis condition are trying to raise £25,000 for cure

Anya Bell, from Edinburgh, was diagnosed with alternative hemiplegia of childhood after she suffered a stroke-like attack when she was 10 weeks old.
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Abstract: Preeclampsia is a complication of pregnancy that affects approximately 4% of pregnancies. Preeclampsia is defined as new-onset hypertension after 20 weeks gestation often accompanied by new-onset proteinuria. Women who experience preeclampsia during pregnancy are at an increased risk for hypertension and stroke later in life. Healthcare providers should screen women appropriately to minimize risk.
Source: The Nurse Practitioner - Category: Nursing Tags: Feature: WOMEN'S HEALTH: DNP SPECIAL ISSUE Source Type: research
Post-stroke depression has been previously associated with poorer recovery, but new research suggests depression may also be a risk factor for stroke.Medscape Medical News
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The rate of older black and white people who receive Medicare benefits and die after an initial stroke has fallen over the last 25 years, a new study says.
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Christine Smith, Mingxu Sun, Laurence Kenney, David Howard, Helen Luckie, Karen Waring, Paul Taylor, Earl Merson, Stacey Finn, Sarah Cotterill
Source: Frontiers in Neurology - Category: Neurology Source Type: research
Conclusions: Among stroke patients in ICU, we identified significant risk factors of stroke-associated AKI. Serum CysC level at ICU admission was an important biomarker for predicting AKI and 28-day mortality.Blood Purif
Source: Blood Purification - Category: Hematology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2019Source: Journal of Critical CareAuthor(s): Luigi Vetrugno, Elena Bignami, Daniele Orso, Maria Vargas, Giovanni M. Guadagnin, Francesco Saglietti, Giuseppe Servillo, Giovanni Volpicelli, Paolo Navalesi, Tiziana BoveAbstractPurposeThe effects on the respiratory or hemodynamic function of drainage of pleural effusion on critically ill patients are not completely understood. First outcome was to evaluate the PiO2/FiO2 (P/F) ratio before and after pleural drainage. Secondary outcomes: evaluation of A-a gradient, End-Expiratory lung volume (EELV), heart rate (HR), mean arterial pre...
Source: Journal of Critical Care - Category: Gastroenterology Source Type: research
Publication date: Available online 19 March 2019Source: Pharmacological ResearchAuthor(s): Manish Kumar, Ritu Kulshrestha, Nirmal Singh, Amteshwar Singh JaggiAbstractImatinib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor and is used as a first line drug in the treatment of Philadelphia-chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukaemia and gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Being tyrosine kinase inhibitor, imatinib modulates the activities of Abelson gene (c-Abl), Abelson related gene (ARG), platelet-derived growth factor receptor (PDGFR), FMS-like tyrosine kinase 3 (FLT3), lymphocyte-specific protein (Lck), mitogen activated protein kinase (MA...
Source: Pharmacological Research - Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: research
Every now and then we come across a technology that just begs the question: How on Earth did they think of that? Case in point, a toilet seat designed to detect heart failure by measuring a patient's biometrics during "natural" processes.  A team of researchers at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) are responsible for the idea, which is intended to lower hospital readmission rates by alerting doctors of a patient's deteriorating cardiovascular condition before the patients even realize they have symptoms. The idea is for hospitals to buy the seats and issue them to heart failure patie...
Source: MDDI - Category: Medical Devices Authors: Tags: Cardiovascular Source Type: news
Publication date: Available online 20 March 2019Source: Indian Heart JournalAuthor(s): Gaurang Nandkishor Vaidya, Abdur Khan, Shahab GhafghaziAbstractBackgroundMorphine is the recommended analgesic in acute myocardial infarction (AMI). This recommendation has come under scrutiny due to possible slow uptake of oral antiplatelet agents.ObjectiveWe performed a meta-analysis of all available studies in AMI patients treated with prasugrel or ticagrelor (P2Y12 inhibitors), that reported use of morphine prior to loading the antiplatelet agents to critically assess the safety of co-administration of morphine and the newer P2Y12 in...
Source: Indian Heart Journal - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
This article concludes with a pragmatic approach to real-time anesthesia decision-making (sedation versus general anesthesia) and the goals and methods of acute phase anesthesia management of endovascular thrombectomy patients. PMID: 30883416 [PubMed - in process]
Source: Anesthesia and Analgesia - Category: Anesthesiology Authors: Tags: Anesth Analg Source Type: research
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