Towards a new set of classification criteria for PFAPA syndrome
Diagnosis of Periodic Fever, Aphthous stomatitis, Pharyngitis and Cervical Adenitis syndrome is currently based on the modified Marshall's criteria, but no validated evidence...
12 hours ago - Pediatric Rheumatology
Should you take a pregnancy test? 10 signs
Nausea, a missed period, and breast changes are all common early signs of pregnancy. Learn more about these and other signs that you should take a pregnancy test.
18 hours ago - Medical News Today
UNC Researchers Find Racial Disparities in Treatment for Heart Attack Patients
Sameer Arora, MD, a UNC School of Medicine cardiology fellow, led a study reviewing hospitalizations for a certain type of heart attack that occurred over a 15-year period and...
21 hours ago - UNC Healthcare
Why I'm Still Pumping Milk For My Toddler
When my school year ended in June, I told myself that was my last day of pumping. Period. My daughter would be 18 months old and while we were still breastfeeding, she was...
1 day ago - Scary Mommy
Systems-based practice to improve care within and beyond the emergency department
There is evidence that an emergency department visit signifies a period of vulnerability for older adults. Transition between the ED and community care can be fraught with...
1 day ago - Aurora Health Care
Educational Disabilities More Likely With Neonatal Abstinence
Children with a history of neonatal abstinence syndrome are more likely to be referred for a disability evaluation and meet criteria for a disability, according to a study...
1 day ago - Topix
Three countries with 30 foreign catfish producers want access to U.S. market
The federal government is taking comments for 30 days about whether China, Vietnam and Thailand should be listed in the Code of Federal Regulations as eligible to export...
1 day ago - Food Safety
UTA researchers patent new smart seat cushion technology that helps prevent painful ulcers
The University of Texas at Arlington has patented a smart seat cushion that uses changes in air pressure to redistribute body weight and help prevent the painful ulcers caused...
1 day ago - News Medical
The burden of surgery and postoperative complications in children with inflammatory bowel disease
Pediatric inflammatory bowel disease may be associated with a higher burden of surgery and postoperative complications. This study aimed to measure the burden in pediatric IBD...
1 day ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Study data reveal ‘complexity' of evaluating benefit of breast cancer screening
Inviting women to mammography screenings may reduce breast cancer mortality by up to 20%, according to retrospective study of Danish national registries. However, the reduction...
1 day ago - Healio - 3 articles
The headlines of Master Doctor
It doesn't matter how long you sleep, it's WHEN you go to bed
A new study on sleep patterns suggests that a regular bedtime and wake time are just as important for heart and metabolic health among older adults, Duke researchers found.
First HIV immunotherapy drug proves safe in phase 1 trial
The phase 1 trial is an early but significant milestone for the team at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, which won a $20 million grant to make their ideas a...
Context before vocabulary: New research shows babies as young as 6 months...
Babies are naturally curious, and their drive to explore the world around them can help them become fast learners. A recent study has even discovered that infants as young as...
High Gluten Diet in Pregnancy can Increase Diabetes Risk in Children
High consumption of gluten pregnant women can increase the risk of Type-1 diabetes in children. Proteins found in foods rich in gluten such as wheat, rye, and barley can...
Artificial Intelligence can Help Doctors Diagnose Lung Disease Accurately
Artificial intelligence or AI correctly interprets lung function test results and helps pulmonologists diagnose lung disease in patients.
New Innovative Approach to Develop a Vaccine Against Plasmodium vivax Malaria
A new innovative approach can pave the way for developing a vaccine to treat iPlasmodium vivax/i malaria, reveals a new study.
Do YOU wear contact lenses? Beware of a rare infection
Moorfields Eye Hospital researchers checked medical records since 1986 to analyse and compare rates of the infection in south east England.
New Study Reports Poor Physical and Mental Health in Rural Borderland...
Poor mental and physical health is seen among American rural borderline communities due to the impact of high stress.
TINY Cancer Detection Tool Proves Effective as Kaposi Sarcoma-associated...
New TINY cancer detection device shows promise as a Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus detector.
New Fatty Acids Can Slow Down an Over Reactive Immune System
New type of fatty acid identified can slow down the overreactive immune system which may lead to potential treatments for the disease