What I Don't Tell People When They Ask Why My Daughter Is An Only Child
Living in rural Mexico, I'm a bit of an anomaly as the mother of an only child. Women see me and Maya together and ask - do you have other children? When I say no, they ask...
7 days ago - Scary Mommy
Vascular complications not linked to neonatal congenital anomalies in type 1 diabetes
Vascular complications may be associated with preeclampsia in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, but these conditions do not appear to affect the health of offspring...
27 days ago - Healio - 4 articles
Using CRISPR technology for conditional gene regulation
CRISPR allows scientists to precisely target and edit DNA within living cells, which could help them correct anomalies that cause inherited diseases. A team has now developed a...
29 days ago - ScienceDaily
Case report of the successful use of Mirena levonorgestrel intrauterine system in a patient with didelphys uterus and obstructed hemivagina
The Mirena levonorgestrel intrauterine system is frequently used for menstrual suppression in adolescents with special needs. However, the presence of a uterine anomaly is...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology
A patient coughed up this huge blood clot that perfectly replicates the airways of his lung
A man undergoing treatment for heart failure coughed up an enormous, intact blood clot that formed a perfect cast of the air passageways of his lung. The completeness of the...
1 month ago - National Post
Doctors Aren't Sure How This Even Came Out of a Patient
On Tuesday, The New England Journal of Medicine tweeted the most recent addition to its photo series of the most visually arresting medical anomalies. The image is of a...
1 month ago - The Atlantic
Challenges and Opportunities in Adolescent Gynecology Patients with Surgically-Treated Congenital and Acquired Anomalies: Transition of Care from Pediatric to Adult Surgery
The transition from adolescence to young adulthood in patients with reproductive health care needs such as disorders of sexual development and congenital anomalies is a complex...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology - 2 articles
The conus medullaris ratio: A new way to identify tethered cord on MRI
Approximately 25% of patients with anorectal malformation have tethered cord. The traditional way of determining conus medullaris level on magnetic resonance imaging relies on...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery - 2 articles
Closer location of the tracheoesophageal fistula to the carina in newborns with esophageal atresia and VACTERL association
VACTERL is a complicated syndrome with an unknown etiology where many studies have failed to identify the cause. In esophageal atresia roughly 10%-23% also have concurrent...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Global Surgery Symposium
This article describes the Global Surgery Symposium held within the 65th British Association of Paediatric Surgeons Annual Congress in 2018. Global surgery is a rapidly...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
The headlines of Master Doctor
Mindfulness could ease emotional symptoms of the menopause, scientists say
Researchers from the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota quizzed 1,744 women about their symptoms, stress levels and mindfulness, a practice championed by celebs like Angelina Jolie .
Obesity means 'generation of children may live shorter lives than their parents'
The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on its first ever obesity strategy
Exercise Improves Survival in Patients with Diabetes
Doctors should advise and be actively involved in exercise programs for diabetic patients in order to achieve better control of blood sugar and improved heart health which in...
Five Times More Metastasis of Breast Cancer in Women Within 10 Years of...
Breast cancer in young women have five times more metastasis than breast cancer in women who had no recent childbirths or in those who did not have a child.
Strong Neck Strength may Help Prevent Concussions: Study
Athletes who are at higher risk for sports-related concussions should build neck strength to prevent such injuries, finds a new study.
Dramatic Drop in China's Air Pollution Raises Life Expectancy
Significant drop in China's air pollution level increases their citizen's life expectancy, finds a new study.
Farmers Exposed to High Levels of Pesticide More Likely to Have Poor Sense...
High pesticide exposure among farmers can be associated with a poor sense of smell in later life, reveals a new study.
New Wearable Sensor Can Help Detect Hidden Anxiety, Depression in Kids
Newly developed wearable sensor can help detect hidden anxiety and depression in young children, reveals a new study.
Engineered T Cells Promote Long-term Organ Transplant Acceptance, Says Study
A way to selectively suppress the immune reaction of the body against the donor organ by modulating the protein coronin 1 has been discovered.
Medical Detection Dogs Benefit Diabetes Patients
Alert dogs can help Type 1 patients regulate their blood sugars in a non-invasive way and avoid the risks of hypoglycaemic episodes and hyperglycaemia, found new study.