PCPs play critical role in preventing, treating gestational diabetes
Gestational diabetes, one of the many health consequences caused by obesity can affect up to 10% of pregnancies in the U.S. each year, according to the CDC. Stephen Thung, MD...
21 hours ago - Healio
Use of prostaglandin E1 to treat pulmonary hypertension in congenital diaphragmatic hernia
Prostaglandin E1 has been used to maintain ductus arteriosus patency and unload the suprasystemic right ventricle in neonates with congenital diaphragmatic hernia and severe...
3 days ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Hypertension drugs associated with lower mortality in acute kidney injury
Patients with acute kidney injury receiving angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitor and angiotensin receptor blocker therapy had lower odds of dying but higher odds of being...
6 days ago - Healio
Elevated BP in young adults confers excess CVD risk
Young adults with hypertension had elevated risk for CVD events, according to two studies published in JAMA. In an American cohort, participants with elevated BP, stage 1...
9 days ago - Healio
Top stories in cardiology: Food can pack powerful punch in preventing heart disease, some antihypertensive treatments may do more harm than good
The most read story in cardiology this week was an article about how healthy foods lower the risk for heart disease, stroke and diabetes, followed by a study that found...
10 days ago - Healio - 3 articles
Overweight Kids 'Unaware' About Their High Blood Pressure
Children who are obese do not receive communication about hypertension or high blood pressure diagnosis from pediatricians during their visits.
11 days ago - Medindia Health
Sildenafil Use in Children with Pulmonary Hypertension
To assess the demographics, treatment algorithm, and outcomes in a large cohort of children treated with sildenafil.
13 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Increasing Immunization Rates in Infants with Severe Chronic Lung Disease: A Quality Improvement Initiative
OBJECTIVES: Immunizations provide important protection from serious childhood illnesses. Infant chronic lung disease is a serious complication of prematurity and predisposes...
14 days ago - Hospital Pediatrics - 2 articles
Antihypertensive treatment questionable in mild hypertension
Initiating antihypertensive treatment in patients with mild hypertension was not associated with lower risk for mortality or CVD but was associated with increased risk for...
17 days ago - Healio
Alcohol consumption not linked to HF risk in older adults with hypertension
Alcohol consumption was not related to risk for HF in older patients with hypertension, according to a study published in The American Journal of Cardiology. Berhe W. Sahle...
17 days ago - Healio - 2 articles
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Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Reduce Premature Birth Risk
High intake of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy can lower the risk of premature births, reveals a new study.
Carrie Underwood Uses CMA Stage To Reveal Sex Of Her Baby
“Waylon or Willie?” Carrie Underwood revealed big news at last night's CMAs During last night's Country Music Association Awards, Carrie Underwood, along with co-host, Brad...
Diesel fumes in London are so bad that children's lungs are becoming stunted
Tests on more than 2,000 eight- and nine-year-olds who lived in the capital of England showed they had an average five per cent lower lung capacity than expected.
Brain Damage in Newborns Can be Identified with the Help of a 15-minute Scan
Brain damage in babies can be detected earlier with a 15-minute scan than current methods, finds a new study.
Low carb diets DO work and are the best way to help slimmers keep weight...
A new study from Boston Children's Hospital has found that levels of ghrelin, a hormone that increases appetite, were lower in those on a low-carb diet than a high-carb diet.
Children ending up in hospital with serious burns thanks to new social media...
One of the 'challenges' sees teens setting themselves on fire
Why you should SUCK your baby's dummy to clean it
Researchers led by the Henry Ford Health System asked 128 mothers how they cleaned their children's dummies before taking blood tests from the infants to make the conclusion.
Parents, Kids Actually Agree About Confidential Medical Care: Study
Adolescents were almost twice as likely as their parents to think abortion services should be confidential, found new study.
Lullabies for Babies - Best Music for Baby
Since it's been 5 years since I had a newborn, I'm a little rusty on how to play with babies. One of the best ways to stimulate a very young child is through music. Lullabies...
Leftists claim killing unborn babies is "reproductive rights". but what...
Far-left rag Slate recently published a hideous op-ed encouraging women to teach their daughters how to get and “shout” their abortions, citing “reproductive rights” as the...