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Researchers have used a novel and first-of-its-kind newborn mouse model to study the effect of high oxygen concentrations, or hyperoxia, on lung development of newborn mice that are germ-free -- meaning no microbes colonizing their lungs. Their goal is to learn how differences in the types of microbes that already [...]
Thu, Nov 21, 2019
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Malaise is a general feeling of being unwell. Read on to learn about the various symptoms and causes of malaise, and when to see a doctor. [...]
Wed, Nov 20, 2019
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Complications following a procedure to treat tongue-tie in babies are occurring that can result in admission to hospital, something a paediatrician says needs to be better understood by both health practitioners and parents. [...]
Wed, Nov 20, 2019
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
According to a recent analysis of 13-years' worth of studies, the side effects of ketamine infusion are mild and last only a few hours. [...]
Wed, Nov 20, 2019
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
If you or someone you know is considering suicide, you are not alone. Here's a list of hotlines and online resources to help prevent suicide. [...]
Wed, Nov 20, 2019
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Patients and medical providers should be aware that chronic opioid use can interfere with sleep by reducing sleep efficiency and increasing the risk of sleep-disordered breathing. [...]
Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Source: Science Daily- Depression
New research has found that boredom is rising year after year for teens in 8th, 10th, and 12th grades, with greater increases for girls than boys. [...]
Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Down syndrome, due to an extra chromosome 21, occurs in 250,000 children and adults in the United States, making it the country's most common chromosomal disorder. Inherited heart defects, thyroid cancer, celiac disease and developmental disabilities are common Down syndrome complications. Only recently has catatonia, a behavioral condition marked by [...]
Tue, Nov 19, 2019
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Children born to women on HIV therapy containing the drug efavirenz were 2 to 2.5 times more likely to have microcephaly, or small head size, compared to children born to women on regimens of other antiretroviral drugs, according to a new analysis. The children with microcephaly also had a higher [...]
Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Researchers found that a single, low-dose ketamine infusion was relatively free of side effects for patients with treatment-resistant depression. Widespread off-label use of intravenous subanesthetic-dose ketamine has raised concerns about side effects, especially given its history as a drug of abuse. The most common short-term side effect of the rapid-acting [...]
Mon, Nov 18, 2019
Source: Science Daily- Depression