• Evaluation of the BISAP scoring system in prognostication of acute pancreatitis - A prospective observational study

    7 monthes ago - By International Journal of Surgery

    Severe acute pancreatitis has a high mortality and its early identification is important for management and risk stratification. The bedside index for severity in acute pancreatitis is a simple scoring system done at admission which predicts the severity of pancreatitis. Procalcitonin is an inflammatory marker which is raised very early and helps in early prediction of the severity of disease. This study aims to evaluate the BISAP score and Procalcitonin in prognostication of acute pancreatitis.
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  • High-sugar diets during pregnancy and early childhood linked to poor cognitive scores

    High-sugar diets during pregnancy and early childhood linked to poor cognitive scores

    7 monthes ago - By Daily Mail

    A Harvard University study found that children whose mothers consumed processed foods and sugary sodas during pregnancy scored lower on tests for learning, memory and other skills.
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