Neonatal nonoliguric hyperkalemia (NOHK) is a frequently observed electrolyte imbalance that occurs in nonoliguric premature infants during the first days after birth. Researchers report the first case of very early onset neonatal hyperkalemia induced by maternal hypermagnesemia.
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In a new research published Journal BMJ Open, researchers have reported that multimorbid patients with a high treatment burden, altered quality of life by problems with mobility, anxiety or depression, often also have low levels of health literacy. Primary care practitioners should, therefore, pay particular attention to these patients in their daily practice.
According to findings, use of antihypertensive among women with preeclampsia increased from 2006 to 2015, as the incidence of stroke decreased. The study findings were published in the journal Obstetrics and Gynecology
According to a team of researchers from the Roswell Park Cancer Institute, a new gene mutation could be responsible for ovarian cancers and this could be passed on from fathers to their daughters. The study findings were published in the journal PloS Genetics
A study determined that in the spaceflight under weightlessness condition, human's brain function may be affected by the changes of physiological effects along with the distribution of blood and body fluids to the head. This variation of brain function will influence the performance of astronauts and therefore create possible harm to flight safety.
An expert committee of Europe's medicines watchdog recommended that a drug used to treat epilepsy and linked to malformations in children not used in pregnancy.
A study from Scotland suggests, After patients remove their soft contact lenses, biometry can be performed sooner than currently advised. The study findings were published in the journal Eye.
In this study, researchers estimated strategies to treat metastatic melanoma have undergone a fundamental paradigm shift. Targeted therapies and more recently immunomodulatory agents have largely replaced unspecific cytotoxic chemotherapies.
Research led by the Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh, and Warwick suggests, patients having surgery in low-income countries are more likely to develop an infection than those in wealthier nations, which may be linked to drug-resistant bacteria. The study was published in Lancet Infectious Diseases.
The United States now has 1800 hospitals with palliative care programs, which means that more than 80% of the patients who are hospitalized for serious illness have access to palliative services, according to a study published in the journal Health Affairs.