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Renal-replacement timing has no effect in kidney injury, sepsis

(HealthDay)—For patients with early-stage septic shock and severe acute kidney injury, 90-day mortality does not differ for patients randomly assigned to an early strategy for initiation of renal-replacement therapy versus a delayed strategy, according to a study published in the Oct. 11 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Saber D. Barbar, M.D., Ph.D.,

The HPV vaccine IS safe

HPV vaccine IS safe: Study finds just 0.001% of those given the life-saving jab proven to protect against several forms of cancer will experience ‘serious’ side effects Just 0.001 per cent of people have a ‘serious’ reaction to the HPV vaccine Experts confirm the life-saving jab is safe and causes no unexpected side effects Of those

Cramps but no period: What does it mean?

While some people experience light cramps and a feeling of heaviness during and just before their period, others can experience severe pain or pain that occurs at different times during the menstrual cycle. In this article, learn about causes of cramps and their associated symptoms, as well as when to speak to a doctor. Causes

Liposomal Bupivacaine Block No Aid for Cesarean Pain

THURSDAY, Aug. 16, 2018 — A liposomal bupivacaine incisional block at the time of cesarean delivery does not improve pain scores in the first 48 hours postoperatively, according to a study published in the July issue of Obstetrics & Gynecology. Malavika Prabhu, M.D., from Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, and colleagues evaluated whether a liposomal

Breast milk no different to formula, say two thirds of Britons

Two-thirds of Britons wrongly believe breast milk is no different to formula products, despite experts insisting it can’t be replicated in labs The UK has one of the lowest breastfeeding rates in the world, says documentary Experts stress that many nutrients in breast milk cannot be replicated artificially Breast milk gives babies natural painkillers, aids

Real Life Weight Loss: "I have no limits now"

Jennifer Sierra, now 28, was 13 when her mother first put her on a diet. Among five siblings, “I was always the heaviest.” Sierra, who stands just under 160cm, yo-yoed between 63 and 72kg until her marriage at 21, when things fell apart. Related: Six reasons you haven’t been able to get rid of belly fat

Pediatricians say no to spanking

(HealthDay)—Most U.S. pediatricians say spanking is a bad way to discipline children. “In the past couple of decades, a tremendous amount of research has come out that shows hitting children is counterproductive and leads to more harm than good,” said Catherine Taylor, author of a new survey on the subject. “I hope that pediatricians will

Growth of Greenlandic children is no longer stunted

For centuries, Inuit children in Greenland, Canada and Alaska have been observed as small. But recently, growth has increased. “During the last couple of years, people have noticed that Greenlandic boys and girls are getting taller compared to older generations. These common observations have now been scientifically proved,” says Marius Kløvgaard, MD and one of

No need for high-dose vitamin D in infants: study

Tripling the dose of vitamin D supplementation for babies does not make their bones any stronger by age two, according to a study in Finland published Tuesday. Vitamin D is essential because it helps the body absorb calcium. It is naturally produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight, but as many as 40 percent

Consumer sleep technology is no substitute for medical evaluation

According to a position statement from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM), consumer sleep technology must be cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and rigorously tested if it is intended to diagnose or treat sleep disorders. Consumer sleep technologies are non-prescription devices such as wearables and mobile apps that are directly marketed