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Early diagnosis of acute kidney injury in preterm infants is possible through urinary protein markers, say investigators. Improving the ability to diagnose AKI, a sudden decline in kidney function, is critical, as approximately 25 percent of preterm infants develop AKI. [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Whether mental health care centers have a locked or open door policy does not appear to impact rates of absconding or attempting suicide, says a study. [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
A new study, which followed 180 pre-term infants from birth to age seven, found that babies who were fed more breast milk within the first 28 days of life had had larger volumes of certain regions of the brain at term equivalent and had better IQs, academic achievement, working memory, [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Brief, directed smartphone exercises can help quickly improve our mood. This is the latest finding from psychologists at the University of Basel and their international colleagues, reported in the... [...]
Fri, Jul 29, 2016
Source: Medical News Today- Mental Health
Researchers have found a connection between lack of ovarian hormones and changes in the brain's pleasure center, a hotspot in the brain that processes and reinforces messages related to reward, pleasure, activity and motivation for physical exercise. Findings suggest that activation of brain receptors in that part of the brain [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
An episode of major depression can be crippling, impairing the ability to sleep, work, or eat. But the drugs available to treat depression can take weeks or even months to start working. Researchers have discovered one reason the drugs take so long to work, and their finding could help scientists [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
Source: Science Daily- Depression
Women who engaged on social media after a breast cancer diagnosis expressed more deliberation about their treatment decision and more satisfaction with the path they chose, a new study finds. [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
Babies born with moderately high concentrations of thyroid stimulating hormone have a higher risk of poor educational and development outcomes at school age, a world-first study reveals. [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health
Not only is breast cancer more than one disease, but a single breast cancer tumor can vary within itself, giving the potential for very different patient treatment plans depending on the tumor sample and diagnostic testing used. The results demonstrate that tumor sampling techniques used with newly developed 'personalized medicine' [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Women’s Health
A successful treatment has now been conducted for the fetal lung disorder Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformattion (CPAM), also known as Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM). By performing a series of prenatal and postnatal treatments, the infant was discharged from the hospital without subsequent complications. This series of treatments potentially provides [...]
Thu, Jul 28, 2016
Source: Science Daily: Infant’s Health