More than 350,000 people had sudden cardiac arrest outside of a hospital in 2017. Those who received CPR were two to three times more likely to survive. It is a moment everyone hopes they never experience, but it could happen at any time: finding a person in cardiac arrest unconscious and nonresponsive.
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Only about one-third of young children in the U.S. receive recommended screenings or surveillance designed to catch developmental delays. Findings reveal wide variations in rates across states, with as few as 17% of children under three years old receiving developmental screening in the lowest performing state
More than 80% of a dengue fever-spreading mosquito has been wiped out in an Australian town during landmark trial scientists said the new study offered hope for combating the dangerous pest globally.
According to a study, researchers examine the prevalence of interest in and uptake of MC1R testing in the general population and examine patterns across demographic and skin cancer risk factors. There is moderately high interest in genetic testing for melanoma risk among the general population. The study was published in the JAMA Dermatology.
In a new study, a team led by clinician-researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) surveyed family members and patients with recent ICU experiences about their willingness to speak up about care concerns to medical providers.
Stanford researchers discovered that a receptor that binds to nicotine and to clusters of beta-amyloid molecules is found on certain types of immune cells that can act as suppressors and regulators of the immune system
To commemorate World Population Day 2018, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Sri Lanka hosted a Generation-to-Generation dialogue today to highlight the need for Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) in Sri Lanka especially, to educate the country's youth.
A new study shows that overweight seven-year-olds have a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes as adults, but only if they are still overweight by the time they hit puberty and beyond. It's well known that overweight in childhood leads to an increased risk of type 2 diabetes later in life.
Our research has previously shown that children who weigh just a couple of kilograms too much have a much higher chance of developing the disease and that this effect is more pronounced in girls than boys. The study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a voluntary recall of several drug products containing the heart drug valsartan because of impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), which was found in the recalled products.
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic disease that causes inflammation and tissue damage. SLE can involve many organs and systems and has a poor prognosis. It is one of a large group of autoimmune disorders, which occur when the immune system attacks the body's own tissues and organs
Certain type of antibodies against α-Gal, a carbohydrate expressed by many organisms including the malaria parasite, could protect against malaria, according to a new study led by ISGlobal, an institution supported by "la Caixa" Foundation. The results, published in Scientific Reports, indicate that a-Gal is an interesting candidate to include in future vaccines against malaria and other infectious diseases.