Coming to Terms with Cardiovascular Morbidity after Early Term Birth
There is accumulating evidence that the consequences of even late preterm birth reach well beyond the neonatal hospitalization into morbidities commonly seen in adulthood. The...
12 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Impaired fasting glucose and the metabolic profile in Danish children and adolescents with normal weight, overweight, or obesity
ConclusionsThe prevalence of IFG, when applying the ADA criterion compared with the WHO criterion, was 4 times higher in individuals with overweight and obesity and 14 times...
18 days ago - MedWorm - 2 articles
Magnesium Reduces Diabetes and Helps Keep You Young
By Dr. Mercola Magnesium is an essential mineral used in pathways for energy production, protein synthesis and cell signaling. 1 The mineral is involved in nearly 300 metabolic...
20 days ago - Mercola
Infants Born with Down Syndrome: Burden of Disease in the Early Neonatal Period
To evaluate the incidence of direct admission of infants with Down syndrome to the postnatal ward vs the neonatal intensive care unit , and to describe the incidence of...
23 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Pregnancy Outcomes Worse with Myopathies
Increased rates of hypertensive disorders and longer length of stay
24 days ago - MedPageToday
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: is the heart the problem?
Congenital diaphragmatic hernia continues to be one of the most challenging conditions in neonatal intensive care. Despite the wide adoption of lung protective strategies for...
25 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Gestational Diabetes and Hypertension = Huge Risk for Later Disease
Women who have both gestational diabetes and high blood pressure during a pregnancy are at a substantially higher risk of subsequently developing related disease than those...
25 days ago - Medscape - 2 articles
AMA adopts policies to prevent tobacco use, increase organ donation
During its interim meeting, the AMA voted to advance its anti-tobacco efforts and to increase nationwide organ donation rates, calling for the development of public education...
29 days ago - Healio
AHA: Follow Same HTN Cutoff for Adults and Teens
But adult and pediatric hypertension guidelines differ in other respects
1 month ago - MedPageToday
Combined effect of gestational diabetes and hypertension leaves both parents at high risk
Research has already shown that women who develop either diabetes or high blood pressure during pregnancy are at risk of getting type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure or heart...
1 month ago - News Medical - 2 articles
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Elevated Blood Glucose Levels may Pose Heart Defect Risk to Infants
Elevated blood glucose levels during early pregnancy may increase the risk of congenital heart disease in infants even if the mother is nondiabetic.
Your memory is best when thinking about your children
Binghampton University in New York has found that human memory is better when we are thinking about raising our children, new research suggests
Zika babies in Brazil struggle to sit, see, hear or talk
The CDC has tracked the progress of 19 babies with Zika-related microcephaly since birth and reports that as they approach their second birthdays, most face significant...
Children exposed to air pollution are at risk of asthma
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University found a mix of dust, sand and non-exhaust tailpipe emissions increases youngsters under 11's risk of the lung condition by 1.3...
Family Meals Serve Up Better Behaved Kids
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