Impact of Atopic Dermatitis Treatment on Child/Parent Sleep, Daytime Functioning, and Quality of Life
Atopic dermatitis (AD) impacts up to 20% of children worldwide (1;2). Children with AD experience physical discomfort, poorer quality of life (3-5), increased behavior problems (6;7), higher frequency of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) (8-11) and higher healthcare utilization (12). Parents of children with AD report decreased quality of life (13-16), negative impact on the family (14;17), increased depression and anxiety (16), and increased work absenteeism (18;19).
Many treatments exist for RA, but methods for determining which to use for a given patient are sorely lacking, said the lead researcher of a new study on a precision approach: synovial tissue biopsy.Medscape Medical News
Authors: Roman A, Palego F, Achimas-Cadariu P, Vlad C, Andries A, Tomuleasa CI, Gata VA, Pintican R, Rada MP, Feier D Abstract AimsThe present study aims to investigate the pain, anxiety and other factors that are associated with percutaneous computed tomography (CT)- and ultrasound (US)-guided biopsies of tumors.Material and MethodsThe study prospectively included 60 consecutive patients, of which 24 underwent CT-guided biopsies and 36 US-guided biopsies. The location of targeted tumors was within the thorax, abdomen, pelvis, and limbs. A questionnaire containing numerical rate scales (0-10) regarding procedural a...
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological PsychiatryAuthor(s): Su-Ying Cui, Yuan-Li Huang, Xiang-Yu Cui, Hui-Ling Zhao, Xiao Hu, Yu-Tong Liu, Yu Qin, Nurhumar Kurban, Yong-He Zhang
Publication date: Available online 25 February 2020Source: Neuroscience LettersAuthor(s): Jie Li, Binke Yuan, Guoxiong Li, Xingqi Lu, Yun Guo, Ying Yang, Minjie Liang, Jianping Ding, Quan Zhou
Dr William Balistreri explains what many people still get wrong when they decide to'go against the grain. 'Medscape Gastroenterology
Conclusions/Importance: This study revealed that many users are not responsibly using CBD products, many believe CBD products provide health benefits that are not yet scientifically proven, and they are not knowledgeable about legal and regulatory issues. Until CBD use is more thoroughly researched and has more comprehensive regulation, public health professionals should address alternative stress and anxiety treatment methods. PMID: 32093530 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Partisan divisions in favorable opinion of the ACA have gotten larger rather than smaller over time
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Physiology &BehaviorAuthor(s): Vicente Javier Clemente-Suárez
Publication date: Available online 26 February 2020Source: Clinical Epidemiology and Global HealthAuthor(s): Anuja Pradeep, Asha Susan Geoji, Athira Elezebath George, V. Athira, Dilip Chandrasekhar, Saju Xavier, Jishnu Narayanan
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