Antenatal active maternal asthma and other atopic disorders is associated with ADHD behaviors among school-aged children.

CONCLUSIONS: Maternal antenatal active atopy may be a risk factor for the development of ADHD-like symptoms, especially among girls. PMID: 31158498 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Category: Neurology Authors: Tags: Brain Behav Immun Source Type: research

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The precise regulation of synaptic dopamine (DA) content by the DA transporter (DAT) ensures the phasic nature of the DA signal, which underlies the ability of DA to encode reward prediction error, thereby driving motivation, attention, and behavioral learning. Disruptions to the DA system are implicated in a number of neuropsychiatric disorders, including attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and, more recently, autism spectrum disorder (ASD). An ASD-associated de novo mutation in the SLC6A3 gene resulting in a threonine-to-methionine substitution at site 356 (DAT T356M) was recently identified and has been show...
Source: Journal of Clinical Investigation - Category: Biomedical Science Authors: Source Type: research
Conclusions: The distribution of NICU beds between capital city and other cities of the State is adequate, considering Brazilian guidelines. However, there was a low adherence to the protocols for hypertensive and hemorrhagic emergencies, and a low coverage of humanization policies, pregnancy risk classification and ENC practices, especially breastfeeding in the first hour of life, and companion always during birth.RESUMO Objetivo: Descrever a estrutura e os processos de atendimento a gestante/rec ém-nascido, incluindo os componentes do Essential Newborn Care (ENC), das maternidades de Sergipe, Brasil. Método...
Source: Revista Paulista de Pediatria - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Conclusions: Adolescents diagnosed with asthma were more physically active than their non-asthmatic peers.RESUMO Objetivo: Avaliar o n ível de atividade física (AF) em asmáticos, comparando com não asmáticos, em estudo populacional. Métodos: Estudo transversal com adolescentes de 13 a 14 anos que participaram do estudo International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Os indivíduos foram classificados em tr ês grupos: indivíduos com asma ativa, indivíduos com diagnóstico de asma e assintomáticos respiratórios. Para ava...
Source: Revista Paulista de Pediatria - Category: Pediatrics Source Type: research
Conclusion Labor induction was successful inmost patients. In the cases in which the final outcome was a cesarean section, the most strongly associated factors were: previous history of cesarean delivery, presence of fetuses with IUGR, and either excessively short or excessively long periods of induction.Resumo Objetivo Avaliar os resultados da indu ção de trabalho de parto e determinar os principais fatores associados à realização de cesarianas intraparto em pacientes do Hospital Universitário da Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (HU-UFSC), Florianópolis, SC, Brasil. M...
Source: Revista Brasileira de Ginecologia e Obstetricia - Category: OBGYN Source Type: research
Source: International Journal of COPD - Category: Respiratory Medicine Tags: Clinical Pharmacology: Advances and Applications Source Type: research
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
The objective of this study is to evaluate the main dermatoses in patients with parkinsonism found at the Philanthropic Association of Curitiba - PR. A cross-sectional descriptive study was carried out with the application of a questionnaire and dermatological evaluation of the patients. The sample consisted of 386 patients and was composed mainly by men (55.4%), between 60-74 years old (51.6%), with complete primary education (45.3%), disease diagnosis time between 5-10 years (35%) and in use of medication (96.6%). The most prevalent dermatoses were pigmented nevus (36.3%), warts (25.1%), actinic keratosis (22%), seborrhe...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
SUMMARY OBJECTIVE: To evaluate endocervical and vaginal environment changes in women using a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS). METHODS: A quasi-experimental study included sixty women who had an LNG-IUS inserted in the Family Planning Clinic of UNICAMP between April and November of 2016. Women in reproductive age, non-pregnant, without the use of antibiotics and contraceptives seeking for LNG-IUS insertion were selected for this study. All women were evaluated with regard to vaginal and endocervical pH, vaginal and endocervical Gram-stained bacterioscopy, and Pap-smear before and two months after LNG-...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The analysis of the temporal trend identifies a reduction in the proportion of live births among adolescent mothers in Brasil. However, there is a growing trend among some specific groups.RESUMO OBJETIVO: Analisar a tend ência temporal da gestação na adolescência e de fatores associados durante dez anos no Brasil. MÉTODO: Estudo ecológico de séries temporais realizado com base no banco de dados do Sistema de Informações sobre Nascidos Vivos (Sinasc). Fizeram parte do estudo informações referentes a nasci dos vivos filhos de mães a...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: Although the knowledge of the natural evolution of the disease is still scarce, the current evidence is strong enough to establish a causal relationship between ZIKV infection during pregnancy and the increased incidence of the microcephaly and serious eye alterations that lead to the severe lower vision of these children.RESUMO: INTRODU ÇÃO: O vírus Zika (ZIKV) é um arbovírus isolado pela primeira vez no ano de 1947, sendo transmitido para o homem pelo mosquito Aedes aegypti. No Brasil foi detectado pela primeira vez em maio de 2015. Desde então, ZIKV foi identificado ...
Source: Revista da Associacao Medica Brasileira - Category: General Medicine Source Type: research
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