Weekly Link Love-Edition 12
Research of the Week Maternal choline supplementation reduces the impact of Alzheimer's disease across generations . Subtitles are better than dubbing for learning a new...
1 day ago - Mark's Daily Apple
The Unkindest Cut? Circumcision Ethics, Evidence, and Activism
Netflix documentary raises ethical questions, attacks circumcision to prevent HIV in Africa
2 days ago - MedPageToday
Smegma Is Real And Here's What You Need To Know About It
You've heard the word smegma , I am sure. Maybe you were even saying it when you were young without even knowing what the hell it meant. You just knew it had to do with...
22 days ago - Scary Mommy
Morning Break: Migrant Child's Death; Life Years in Space; Fatal Circumcision
Health news and commentary from around the Web gathered by the MedPage Today staff
23 days ago - MedPageToday
Gomco or Mogen for Newborn Circumcision: Is One Better?
Which device is associated with more post-op complications? Medscape Pediatrics
1 month ago - Medscape
The postnatal management of boys in a national cohort of bladder outlet obstruction
The most common cause of congenital bladder outlet obstruction is posterior urethral valves. Initial treatment requires decompression, but transurethral incision or primary...
1 month ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery - 2 articles
Folks Are Getting Penis Facials And Vampire Facials, And We Have Questions
The first time I heard the term “ penis facial ,” I immediately assumed it could only mean one of three things: 1. Something really gross I saw in a porno once and don't want...
1 month ago - Scary Mommy
Attempting to trace the origins of circumcision
The trouble with attempting to trace the origins of circumcision, as your correspondents have tried , is that it is lost in prehistory, evidence is scant and open to...
2 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Reply to letter to the Editor: Tracing the origins of circumcision
Dr. Moreton has placed many contentious arguments regarding circumcision. I agree with him that tracing the origins of this ancient procedure is not an easy task; however, the...
2 monthes ago - Journal of Pediatric Surgery
Immediate Complications of Elective Newborn Circumcision
OBJECTIVES: To determine the incidence of immediate complications of elective newborn circumcision in 2 community teaching hospitals. METHODS: We performed a retrospective...
3 monthes ago - Hospital Pediatrics
The headlines of Master Doctor
Renewable Source of Cancer-fighting T Cells Created
The technique uses structures called artificial thymic organoids, which work by mimicking the environment of the thymus, the organ in which T cells develop from blood stem cells.
Home-Based Hypertension Program Kept BP Under Control
Brigham and women's hospital developed a home-based care delivery program to help control blood pressure quickly and at lower costs than office-based blood pressure programs...
Chemical Exposure During Pregnancy Could Lower Blood Pressure Levels
Exposure to chemicals such as phthalates, parabens or Bisphenol A can decrease blood pressure during pregnancy, reveals a new study.
Cytomegalovirus: Reactivation Of This Virus Can Be Prevented After Stem Cell...
Reactivation Of a Cytomegalovirus After Stem Cell Transplantation Can Be Prevented Using This Technique.
Stop, Drop, and Pour: Coffee-Mate's New Oat Milk Creamer Is Here to Brighten...
After aptly being named one of the biggest trends of 2019 , oat milk is hitting grocery stores! Whether you've heard your friends talking about making the switch over from...
Study: Marketing to Docs, Opioid Crisis Linked
A county-by-county analysis showed that opioid use increased in places where drug makers focused their marketing efforts to physicians, researchers say.
Why I HATE That ‘How Hard Did Aging Hit You' Meme
It's the first big Internet fad of 2019. Call it the “10 Year Aging Challenge,” the “2009 v. 2019 Challenge,” “The How Hard Did Aging Hit You Challenge” or the “First Profile...
Frail older people are at greater risk of getting dementia, even when their...
Experts from Dalhousie University in Canada now believe frailty could reduce people's tolerance to brain changes, so that they are more likely to become forgetful.
Raising A Child With Strong Faith When You're Not So Sure
I was making dinner one night when my 3-year-old came up to me with a stack of papers in his hands. He hands me the papers and says “These are to teach you about Jesus. Share...
A National Survey on Interhospital Transport of Children in Cardiac Arrest*
Objectives: To describe the U.S. experience with interhospital transport of children in cardiac arrest undergoing cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Design: Self-administered...