Nigeria: Acute Malnutrition - Emir of Kano Tasks Parents On Intensive Care
[Daily Trust] The Emir of Kano, Alhaji Aminu Ado Bayero, has said malnutrition, which has threatened the country for decades, could be addressed through the use of rich and multi-vitamin consumables among caregivers and children. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - June 3, 2022 Category: African Health Source Type: news

ADA Updates on Finerenone, SGLT2 Inhibitors, and Race-Based eGFR ADA Updates on Finerenone, SGLT2 Inhibitors, and Race-Based eGFR
ADA has made an interim change to its latest Standards of Medical Care, an update based on trial evidence and consensus about finerenone, SGLT2 inhibitors, and eGFR.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Auxora vs. Placebo for Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia Auxora vs. Placebo for Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia
Is Auxora beneficial in the treatment of severe COVID-19 pneumonia?Critical Care (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Critical Care Journal Article Source Type: news

A NICU baby gives hope to a waiting family
In April 2021, the sickest newborn in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Atrium Health Levine Children ’s Hospital was born awaiting a family. She didn’t have a revolving door of visitors itching at the chance to hold her or anyone to make medical decisions for her. Her doctors didn’t know if the baby would survive her first week. Just two months later, that baby girl – Evelyn – was healt hy, happy and at home with a new family. The NICU team joined forces with an adoption agency,… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - June 1, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Atrium Health Source Type: news

Zimbabwe: Midwives and Nurses Association Commemorates Covid-19 Pandemic Victims
[New Zimbabwe] The global COVID-19 pandemic which began in the later part of 2019 in China, left a huge trail of devastation as it swept across the globe. Nothing was spared; the global economy was brought to its knees as virtually all industries were shut down. Healthcare workers risked their lives as they battled to save dying patients on the wards and in Intensive Care Units with little or no protection. As a result, many lost their lives during the pandemic and those that survived suffered a lot of psychological trau (Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth)
Source: AllAfrica News: Pregnancy and Childbirth - June 1, 2022 Category: OBGYN Source Type: news

Decision-Support Tool Tied to Increased Outpatient Management of PE Decision-Support Tool Tied to Increased Outpatient Management of PE
A peer champion-led decision support intervention to increase outpatient management of pulmonary embolism was sustainable 4 years after implementation, a cohort analysis shows.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 31, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Group-based trajectory modeling of intracranial pressure in patients with acute brain injury: results from multi-center ICUs, 2008-2019 - Yang F, Peng C, Peng L, Wang P, Cheng C, Zuo W, Zhao L, Jin Z, Li W.
The objective of the study was to characterize the longitudinal, dynamic intracranial pressure (ICP) trajectory in acute brain injury (ABI) patients admitted to intensive care unit (ICU) and explore whether it added sights over traditional thres... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Global Prevalence of Occult Hepatitis B Global Prevalence of Occult Hepatitis B
A better understanding of the prevalence of occult HBV infection in the global population could lead to the development of better prevention and management strategies.Journal of Viral Hepatitis (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 30, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Gastroenterology Journal Article Source Type: news

COVID and Discrimination Aggravated Maternal Mortality in Latin America
Adequate maternal care during pregnancy, childbirth and the postpartum period is essential to curbing the high maternal mortality rates in Latin America, which stopped falling due to women's health care problems during the COVID pandemic. CREDIT: Government of Tigre / ArgentinaBy Mario OsavaRIO DE JANEIRO, May 27 2022 (IPS) Brazil had the dubious distinction of champion of maternal mortality in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic, with a 77 percent increase in such deaths between 2019 and 2021. A total of 1,575 women died in childbirth or in the following six weeks in the year prior to the pandemic in Latin America&...
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 27, 2022 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Mario Osava Tags: COVID-19 Development & Aid Editors' Choice Featured Gender Headlines Health Latin America & the Caribbean Population Regional Categories TerraViva United Nations Women's Health Brazil Maternal Mortality Rate (MMR) Pan-American Source Type: news

How Parents Should Handle the Baby Formula Shortage, According to Pediatricians
The U.S. is still in the throes of an unprecedented infant-formula shortage. Supply-chain issues caused by the pandemic started affecting baby formula in the summer of 2021, and inventory constricted even further after Abbott recalled certain formula products in February (then more in March) and shut down its Michigan plant. Families facing empty shelves are terrified that their children will go hungry, since breast milk or formula—or a combination of both—is a main source of nutrition for babies from birth until about age one. “It’s not fair that families have to be even worried about this on top o...
Source: TIME: Health - May 27, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Melody Schreiber Tags: Uncategorized healthscienceclimate Public Health Source Type: news

Does Viagra Reduce Mortality in Pulmonary Fibrosis? Does Viagra Reduce Mortality in Pulmonary Fibrosis?
Meta-analysis indicates potential mortality benefits, no help to hospitalization, acute exacerbations.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 26, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Pulmonary Medicine News Source Type: news

Wide Availability of Naloxone Could Combat Overdoses Wide Availability of Naloxone Could Combat Overdoses
Two Belgian academies of medicine recommend that topical naloxone (nasal spray) be made readily available. A professor of intensive care weighs in on the drug ' s importance for public health.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape Emergency Medicine Headlines - May 26, 2022 Category: Emergency Medicine Tags: Emergency Medicine News Source Type: news

Monkeypox: What Do Experts Actually Think? Monkeypox: What Do Experts Actually Think?
How much do we really know about the emerging risk of monkeypox? Join experts as they discuss the current situation, what people should focus on, and what to expect going forward.Medscape Emergency Medicine (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 25, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Emergency Medicine Commentary Source Type: news

COVID-19 May Cause Lasting Damage to Multiple Organs COVID-19 May Cause Lasting Damage to Multiple Organs
A prospective study finds cardio-renal inflammation, reduced lung function, and impair-ments in physical and psychological function after COVID-19 hospitalization.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines)
Source: Medscape Critical Care Headlines - May 24, 2022 Category: Intensive Care Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

Intensive care units for children not meeting standards, says NHSE report
Three intensive care units for children are not meeting standards for co-located services, a national report has found. (Source: HSJ)
Source: HSJ - May 23, 2022 Category: UK Health Source Type: news