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Postpartum Screening In A Pediatric Emergency Department

A mother brings her infant to the emergency department (ED) in the middle of the night with a chief complaint of the baby being fussy. Nothing she does can stop the incessant crying, she tells the triage nurse. When doctors examine the baby, they do not see anything wrong. Often, this finding is reassuring. But, despite their best efforts to comfort her, the mother is not reassured and leaves the hospital feeling anxious and overwhelmed. The study was published online in Pediatric Emergency Care.

Grey Matter Changes The Pain Matrix With Sjogren's Syndrome

Research smell and the taste is a relatively new field in Norway. Humans have five senses: sight, hearing, smell, taste, and touch. In modern neurology, knowledge of the classical senses, especially sight and hearing, has played an important role in understanding how the brain interprets sensory impressions. The senses of smell and taste, on the other hand, have received little attention.

Among patients who have problems with smell and taste are those with Sjögren's syndrome. Researchers investigated disturbances in smell and taste in this group of patients in a study published in the European Journal of Oral Sciences.

Childhood Stress Is Toxic To DNA

The real danger of separating children from parents is not the psychological stress, it's the biological time bomb. The screaming and crying, the anguish and desolation is gut-wrenching. But the fallout pales in comparison to the less visible long-term effects that are more sinister and dangerous.

Ear Wax Is Very Important And Should Not Remove

Although a lot of people try to get rid of it, a little bit of earwax is actually a good thing.

1. Most of us spend time trying to get rid of that sticky, yellow substance in our ears earwax.

2. But have you ever stopped to ask why you're cleaning your ears and if you even should?

3. INSIDER spoke with several specialists to find out what exactly earwax does for the body and why you need it.