Oral prednisolone significantly reduces the length of hospital stay in preschool-age children with virus-associated wheeze who present to the emergency department (ED), a new randomized controlled trial confirms.
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Women who suffer from depression, anxiety, and fatigue are more likely to be injured at work, according to a new study published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine led by researchers from the Colorado School of Public Health's Center for Health, Work & Environment on the CU Anschutz Medical Campus. The study found that these health factors significantly affected women's risk of injury but not men's risk.
The FDA has approved dexamethasone intraocular suspension (Dexycu, Icon Bioscience, Inc.), a long-acting treatment for inflammation associated with cataract surgery that allows patients to dispense with weeks of self-administered eye drops.
Individuals suffering from chronic pain and comorbid depression may experience higher levels of stigma related to their conditions compared with patients with chronic pain alone, according to a study published in the Journal of Affective Disorders.
Elevated levels of troponin I by high-sensitivity assay (hs-TnI) may predict mortality over the next 2 weeks, but not over the longer term, among patients with sepsis when measured during the first four days of an intensive care unit (ICU) stay, a new study suggests.
The results are from a prospective cohort study that excluded people with clinically apparent causes of troponin release.
In this study, researchers analyzed the anatomical structure of muscle of the bicipital aponeurosis (BA) and its implications for the compression of the median nerve, which is positioned medially to the brachial artery, passing under the bicipital aponeurosis. The median nerve is formed by the junction of the lateral and medial fascicles of the brachial plexus.
A new comprehensive literature review by University of Virginia faculty members reveals that female athletes could have an increased risk of suffering sports-related concussions.
In many modern animated movies, the trick to achieving realistic movements for individual characters and objects lies in motion-capture technology. This process often involves someone wearing a tracking suit covered in small, colored balls while a camera captures the position of those colored balls, which is then used to represent how the person is moving. The paper was published in Biophysical Journal.
"Aquablation," an investigational nonthermal and robotically assisted means of treating benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH) using a waterjet, has shown advantages over transurethral resection of the prostate (TURP) in a randomized phase 3 study.
A new study published in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery suggested that dynamic facial reanimation surgery benefits patients over age 60 who have facial palsy and should not be denied to them solely because of their age.