Acetaminophen-induced liver injury, failure more common in women
Acetaminophen-induced acute liver injury and failure are more common in women than men, according to recently published data. Women also have greater critical care needs and...
1 day ago - Healio
HCV nucleic acid test offers ‘opportunity' to increase liver transplant pool
Utilizing hepatitis C antibody-positive but nucleic acid test-negative liver donors for HCV-negative liver transplant recipients opens up liver transplant options, allowing for...
7 days ago - Healio
VIDEO: Pediatric vaccine updates discussed at IDC New York
NEW YORK - Mark H. Sawyer, MD, discussed what's new in pediatric vaccinations during his presentation at the 2017 Infectious Diseases in Children Symposium. Sawyer, a professor...
8 days ago - Healio
General screening for infectious disease in foster children not cost effective
Routine screening for infectious diseases in children and teenagers entering foster care does not demonstrate cost-effectiveness because the lab testing confirms a prevalence...
9 days ago - Healio
Laboratory Screening for Children Entering Foster Care
OBJECTIVES: To determine the prevalence of medical illness detected by laboratory screening in children entering foster care in a single, urban county. METHODS: All children...
13 days ago - AAP Publications
Sirolimus for management of complex vascular anomalies - A proposed dosing regimen for very young infants
Neonates with vascular anomalies causing airway compromise and other complications require early initiation of medical therapy. Sirolimus has emerged as a safe and effective...
13 days ago - International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology
Hepatic Vascular Tumors in the Neonate: Angiosarcoma
A 6-week-old infant girl presented to a local emergency department with blood-tinged emesis, lethargy, decreased oral intake, abdominal distension, and a pale appearance...
14 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Improves Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease-Related Liver Damage in Adolescents by Reshaping Cellular Interactions and Hepatic Adipocytokine Production
To investigate whether the modulation of local cellular cross-talks and the modification of hepatic adipocytokine expression could mechanistically explain the improvement of...
14 days ago - The Journal of Pediatrics
HCC rates after interferon-free HCV treatment linked to baseline risk factors
Recently published data suggest that higher hepatocellular carcinoma incidence after sustained virologic response with interferon-free hepatitis C treatment correlates to...
14 days ago - Healio
Increasing Prevalence of Hepatitis C Virus and Associated Substance Abuse in Hospitalized Children
Most of the increase in pediatric HCV hospitalizations was in adolescents and 40% of these patients had associated substance use disorder.
16 days ago - Journal Watch
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Morgan Spurlock Admits History Of Sexual Misconduct: ‘I Am Part Of The Problem'
He confesses a long history of sexual misdeeds in an open letter You may remember filmmaker Morgan Spurlock from the 2004 a ward-winning documentary Super Size Me , where he...
Why a family meal is so important, study says
Children who routinely eat their meals together with their family are more likely to experience long-term physical and mental health benefits, a new Canadian study shows.
Baby born ONE WEEK before the abortion time-limit
One of the youngest premature babies to survive in Britain, Arthur, from Nottingham, is even more of a miracle as both of his parents suffer health problems and thought they...
Kids Who Feel Good About Themselves Eat Better
Healthy eating habits in children related to the frequency of fruit, vegetables, fat and sugar intake is associated with self esteem.
Salma Hayek: ‘Harvey Weinstein Is My Monster Too'
Hayek adds her voice to the “me too” movement by telling her Weinstein story In a recent essay for the New York Times , Salma Hayek adds her name to the ever-growing list of...
ADHD medication could cause birth defects
Children exposed to ADHD drugs like Ritalin in the first trimester are more likely to have heart deformities, according to a new study by the Brigham and Women's Hospital.
Mum of baby born with heart outside body on This Morning
Speaking on This Morning from Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, Naomi Findlay told how she was desperate to cradle daughter Vanellope Hope for the first time.
Keaton Jones Asked Why People Bully. The Answer Isn't Easy
Image by Youtube.com What is it that makes some people so cruel? We asked the experts America has thousands, if not millions, of children and adults like Keaton Jones. On...
Ladies, You Don't Need To Buy Expensive Mascara. Here's Proof
As a 42-year-old woman, I refuse to leave my house without my mascara. It just makes me feel better, more alive. I've been wearing it every day since I was 13, and I've tried...
This Is Why School Lunch Should Be A Literal Free-For-All
One time, I forgot to pay my son's school lunch balance. I had gotten the low-balance alert via email, but it had been pushed down the screen by a bazillion other emails and...