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Rate of infant deaths attributed to birth defects declines by 10% in US

16 hours ago   |   Healio

The birth defect-related infant mortality rate in the United States declined by 10% from 2003 to 2017, according to data published in MMWR. “Pediatricians and other health care...
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Disabled man fighting for his life with sepsis was 'sent home with antibiotics' the day before

Disabled man fighting for his life with sepsis was 'sent home with antibiotics' the day before

1 day ago   |   Daily Mail

Naythen Watkin, 22, was rushed to Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham on January 2 when he was unresponsive. His mother, Debra Newbert, 47, was told he may only survive two...
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State and Local Officials Kick-off Expansion of Medicare Savings Programs

3 days ago   |   Massachusetts Healthy Aging Collaborative

Looking to save money on your Medicare Coverage? A new law that took effect this month may help. Officials from the Baker-Polito Administration and City of Boston kicked-off...
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Dialogic Praxis - A 16-Year-Old Boy with Anxiety in Southern Brazil

4 days ago   |   New England Journal of Medicine

J. a 16-year-old boy, presented to a public outpatient clinic for evaluation and treatment for anxiety, learning disabilities, and behavioral problems. J. lived in a shantytown...
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A Randomized Trial of Erythropoietin for Neuroprotection in Preterm Infants

4 days ago   |   New England Journal of Medicine

Advances in the care of infants born before 28 weeks of gestation have been associated with a dramatic improvement in survival. However, one or more major impairments (e.g...
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Being rich adds years to your lifespan, study says

4 days ago   |   News Medical

A team of researchers from the University College London as found that attaining a net household worth of about $636,791, when you reach 50 years old can add about nine...
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Touching moment a little girl, 4, with cerebral palsy takes her first steps

Touching moment a little girl, 4, with cerebral palsy takes her first steps

4 days ago   |   Daily Mail

A video has gone viral of Kinley Jones, four, of Fayetteville, North Carolina, who has the motor disability, learning how to walk as ditches the walker and begins walking...
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Comparison of the Energy Expenditure Index and Oxygen Consumption Index During Self-Paced Walking in Children with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy and Children Without Physical Disabilities

Comparison of the Energy Expenditure Index and Oxygen Consumption Index During Self-Paced Walking in Children with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy and Children Without Physical Disabilities

5 days ago   |   Pediatric Physical Therapy

The aim of this study was to assess whether the Energy Expenditure Index , based on heart rate adjusted for speed, was a clinical indicator of the Oxygen Consumption Index...
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Major Financial Impact, Disability Tied to Post-TBI Epilepsy

5 days ago   |   Medscape

Epilepsy that develops following traumatic brain injury significantly increases the risk for disability and boosts healthcare costs, new research suggests. Medscape Medical News
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Flame retardants and pesticides responsible for intellectual disabilities among millions

6 days ago   |   News Medical

A few decades back one of the commonest environmental causes of intellectual disabilities among babies was exposure to lead and mercury. A new study reveals that while exposure...
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Exercise And Tips To Ensure Good Health And Fitness

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Novel Way to Reduce Sudden Cardiac Death Risk Identified

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Popular 'cocktails in a can' and alcopops can contain as much sugar as SIX...

Popular 'cocktails in a can' and alcopops can contain as much sugar as SIX Krispy Kreme doughnuts

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Medicinal cannabis may not ease sleep problems in people with chronic pain

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Researchers at the University of Israel assessed the sleep quality and levels of pain of 128 people over 50 being treated at a specialist clinic. Read more ...

Men 'should be allowed to donate sperm after DEATH'

Men 'should be allowed to donate sperm after DEATH'

Two experts from the University of Leicester and Wythenshawe Hospital in Manchester said it would be 'morally acceptable' for men to have their sperm harvested after they died... Read more ...

Using marijuana may put the lives of millions of heart patients at risk

Using marijuana may put the lives of millions of heart patients at risk

More than two million Americans with heart disease are using or have used marijuana - and it could put them at risk of dangerously bleeding or liver damage, a Brigham and... Read more ...

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Congratulations are in order for Ashley Graham and her husband Justin Ervin! The model announced that they welcomed their first child together on Saturday, January 18 at 6 p.m... Read more ...

Scientists discover 49 approved drugs that may treat cancer

Scientists discover 49 approved drugs that may treat cancer

Researchers at Harvard, MIT and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute screened thousands of already-approved medications and were shocked to find that so many common drugs have effects... Read more ...