Early EEG helps predict cardiac arrest outcomes in comatose

(HealthDay)—Early electroencephalography (EEG) reliably predicts the outcome of comatose patients after cardiac arrest, according to a study recently published in the Annals of Neurology. Barry J. Ruijter, M.D., Ph.D., from the University of Twente in Enschede, Netherlands, and colleagues assessed whether early EEG can reliably predict outcomes among comatose patients after cardiac arrest. Blinded reviewers assessed five-minute EEG epochs at […]

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Study identifies new potential target in glioblastoma

Researchers are hopeful that new strategies could emerge for slowing the growth and recurrence of the most common primary brain cancer in adults, glioblastoma, based on the results of a study published today in Cancer Research. Research led by Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) suggests the protein ID1 is critical to tumour initiation and […]

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Bias erodes translational value in animal spinal cord injury studies

An analysis led by researchers from The Ohio State University College of Medicine at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center found that bias in the design and reporting of spinal cord injury (SCI) studies in animals results in overestimation of the effectiveness of a potential treatment to prevent infections in human patients with SCI. The research findings are published […]

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Uncovering possible role of polyphosphate in dialysis-related amyloidosis

Long-term dialysis treatment is tough on the body in many ways, but one of the most serious complications is dialysis-related amyloidosis, a disease characterized by abnormal buildup of protein aggregates—called amyloid fibrils—in joints, tissues and organs. Although there is no cure, recent research by Osaka University researchers sheds light on how amyloid fibrils form and aggregate, thereby allowing the identification […]

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Microvascular disease anywhere in the body may be linked to higher risk of leg amputations

Microvascular disease is independently associated with a higher risk of leg amputation compared to people without the disease, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation. The study, funded by the American Heart Association Strategically Focused Research Network in Vascular Disease and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, examined amputation risk among people with microvascular disease or […]

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New research suggests three profiles of communication delays in early childhood

Parenting books, magazines and apps are filled with tools to help parents keep track of their child’s developmental milestones. Parents are often particularly concerned about their child’s language and communication skills. But what does it mean if your child doesn’t meet these early milestones? New research published in the Journal of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics suggests that repeated delays in […]

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What do sick kids really want in hospital?

Feeling safe and being able to get to sleep at night are the things that matter most to sick kids in hospital, according to world-first research from Edith Cowan University. Researchers at ECU’s School of Nursing developed the ‘Needs of Children Questionnaire’ (NCQ), the first of its kind to measure children’s self-reported psychosocial, physical and emotional needs in paediatric wards. […]

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Tess Holliday Looks Amazing in ‘Love Your Body’ Bathing Suit on ‘Nylon’

Tess Holliday looks radiant in a bikini on Nylon magazine’s July 2019 cover! And she’s got plenty to say about body-positivity, self-confidence and sexuality too. The plus-size model graces the cover of the publication’s digital beauty issue wearing a bright yellow ruffled swimsuit and splashing around in the ocean in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. She also appears in a black and […]

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