Nearly 100 People Have Reported Lung Diseases That May Be Linked to Vaping, and the CDC Is Getting Involved
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a growing number of “severe” lung disease cases that appear to be related to vaping. Since late June...
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FDA approves first spinal tether device to treat children with idiopathic scoliosis
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the first spinal tether device intended to be used in children and adolescents to correct the most common form of...
1 day ago - News Medical - 4 articles
The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders to host fifth annual Hope & Help Gala
The Center for Autism & Neurodevelopmental Disorders, a UCI Health center, will host its fifth annual Hope & Help Gala on Saturday, Sept. 7 to raise awareness and funds to...
1 day ago - UC Irvine Health
SUN-PO294: Evaluation of Eating Habits of Adolescents from High-Schools from North-Eastern Part of Romania
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Zimmer Biomet receives FDA approval for spinal tether device for idiopathic scoliosis
Zimmer Biomet Holdings Inc. announced it has received FDA approval for The Tether, the first spinal tether device intended for use in children and adolescents to correct...
2 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
FDA Clears First Spinal Tether Device for Idiopathic Scoliosis
The Tether Vertebral Body Tethering System from Zimmer Biomet Spine is intended to treat growing children and adolescents whose spinal curves fail to respond to conservative...
2 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
Liraglutide in Children and Adolescents with Type 2 Diabetes
The incidence of type 2 diabetes in children and adolescents is increasing, with the increase driven by childhood obesity, and type 2 diabetes disproportionately affects...
3 days ago - New England Journal of Medicine
Distraction as a simple and effective method to reduce pain during local anaesthesia; a randomized controlled trial
The administration of local anaesthetics is considered the most unpleasant part of office-based surgery. Many procedural and pharmacological strategies have been developed to...
3 days ago - Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery - 2 articles
Pediatric hepatology: 6 reports on treating liver disease in children
Liver disease in children and adolescents takes on as many forms as in adults, including viral hepatitis, autoimmune diseases, fatty liver disease, and even the...
3 days ago - Healio
Prediabetes present in nearly 20% of children with NAFLD
Abnormal glucose tolerance, especially prediabetes, was highly prevalent among children and adolescent patients with established nonalcoholic fatty liver disease, according to...
3 days ago - Healio
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Pregnant women who drink fluoride-treated water may have children with lower...
A new study from York University in Toronto, Canada, found that there was a 4.5-point lower IQ score in boys for every 1mg/L increase of fluoride found in a mother's urine sample.
How 2 Moms Started A Genius, No-Bullshit Kids Clothing Line
An orange coat for her twin girls. That's all Galyn Bernard was looking for. Why did she have to go to the boys department to find one? And why did everything in the girls...
Blindness Can Be Treated Soon Using Optic Nerve Stimulation Technique
Permanent blindness may no longer be permanent, and it could be cured by stimulating the optic nerve with a new type of intraneural electrode called OpticSELIN.
Take Omega-3 Fatty Acid Medications to Control High Triglyceride Levels
Prescription omega-3 fatty acid drugs can effectively reduce triglyceride levels, and can be safely taken with statin drugs that reduce cholesterol levels.
New Molecule to Improve Heart Attack Recovery Discovered
Newly discovered molecule could help preserve heart tissue during and even after a heart attack, reveals a new study.
Insomniacs may have a greater risk of coronary artery disease, heart failure...
Researchers in Sweden found people with a genetic trait for insomnia faced higher odds of heart disease or a stroke.
Brown Coal Substance can Fight Viruses
Biologically active molecular components of humic substances extracted from brown coal can help combat tick-borne encephalitis virus, reveals a new study.
Mutation of a Specific Gene Can Put you at Higher Risk for Alcoholism
Mutation of the COMT gene puts people at higher risk for alcoholism and drug addiction at a younger age.
When it comes to chocolate, darker is healthier: Experts find it can reduce...
Let your sweet tooth rejoice: Eating dark chocolate is good for your cardiovascular health, says a recent study in the journal Nutrition. The research, a collaboration between...
You know the health benefits of chia - but what about basil seeds?
Chia seeds are popular superfoods because they can improve your digestive health. But if you want to try something new, consider something that also offers many health...