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MedImmune Presents New Data Demonstrating Increased Risk for Medically Attended RSV in Late-Preterm Infants

... oxygen or assisted ventilation during the neonatal period. These findings were presented at the 2009 ... sought to quantify the relationships between neonatal characteristics and the occurrence of RSV ... January 1, 1996, and December 31, 2002. The neonatal characteristics evaluated included GA, infant ...

New Research Shows Masimo Perfusion Index (PI) Effective in the Noninvasive Detection of Congenital Heart Defects (CHD) in Newborns

... systemic circulation. Even when routine neonatal physical examinations and saturation screenings ... heart disease are not detected by routine neonatal physical examinations and that neonatal screening fails mainly in children with ...

New Data Supports Significant Economic and Clinical Value of MENOPUR(R) in IVF

... (2) average cost of treatment; (3) average cost per live-birth; (4) incremental cost-effectiveness; (5) impact of inclusion of maternal and neonatal costs arising from successful pregnancies. After a sequence of one fresh and up to two frozen or fresh cycles, the cumulative live-birth rate ...

Lupus Foundation of America Fosters the Next Generation of Lupus Researchers by Awarding Gina M. Finzi Memorial Student Summer Fellowships to Five Students

... Pro-Inflammatory HDL in SLE-prone Mice" Sean Lavine, New York University School of Medicine (New York, NY) "Cyclooxygenase 2 and Injury in neonatal Lupus" Bruce Volpe, Winifred Masterson Burke Medical Research Institute (White Plains, NY) "Putative Mechanism of NP-SLE: Toxicity of Anti-DNA ...

New Data Shows Blood Pressure Reduction Therapy with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R) Effectively Reduces Blood Pressure in Elderly Patients to Target Blood Pressure

... drugs Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. Hepatic Impairment Thiazides should be used ...

The Injured Obese Child: Let's Give Him Some Ankle Support

... top three children's hospitals for general pediatrics and is highly ranked for its expertise in digestive diseases, respiratory diseases, cancer, neonatal care, heart care and neurosurgery, according to the annual ranking of best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. One of the three ...

Program Improves Language Skills in Deaf, Hard of Hearing

... top three children's hospitals for general pediatrics and is highly ranked for its expertise in digestive diseases, respiratory diseases, cancer, neonatal care, heart care and neurosurgery, according to the annual ranking of best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. One of the three ...

Lack of Food Variety Puts Kids With Autism at Risk for Poor Nutrition

... top three children's hospitals for general pediatrics and is highly ranked for its expertise in digestive diseases, respiratory diseases, cancer, neonatal care, heart care and neurosurgery, according to the annual ranking of best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. One of the three ...

Hospital Care Varies Greatly for Children with Urinary Tract Infections

... top three children's hospitals for general pediatrics and is highly ranked for its expertise in digestive diseases, respiratory diseases, cancer, neonatal care, heart care and neurosurgery, according to the annual ranking of best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. One of the three ...

New Study Using Combination of Bioengineered Skin and Stem Cells Shows Promise in Treatment of Non-Healing Wounds

... skin that consists of living human keratinocytes (cells that make the upper skin layer) and fibroblasts (cells that make collagen) -- derived from neonatal foreskin following a circumcision and preserved for medical research. From this initial study, Dr. Falanga and his team were very encouraged by ...

Children's Hospital Receives $6.7 Million Grant From Gates Foundation to Study Influenza Vaccine in Pregnant Women in Asia

... top three children's hospitals for general pediatrics and is highly ranked for its expertise in digestive diseases, respiratory diseases, cancer, neonatal care, heart care and neurosurgery, according to the annual ranking of best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. One of the three ...

Infant Blood May Provide Insights into Diseases Present at Birth

... have roots in the perinatal period," said Resau. "Measuring the relative abundance of thousands of expressed genes from universally collected neonatal blood spots may open new avenues of research into perinatal markers and determinants of disease development." By state law in effect since ...

March of Dimes Honors Dr. Susan Carlson for Outstanding Work In Maternal-Fetal Nutrition

... healthy brain development, especially in young children. Dr Carlson and her collaborators continue to actively study the role of DHA during fetal and neonatal development. Dr. Carlson, the A.J. Rice Professor of Nutrition in the Department of Dietetics and Nutrition, Professor of Pediatrics at the ...

Leading Healthcare System Decreases MRSA Infection Rate by 53 Percent - Offers Protocol & Educational Materials Free of Charge to Other Organizations

... zero-tolerance campaign after Wiles was devastated by the death of a premature infant from MRSA and a MRSA outbreak in a Novant hospital neonatal unit. Wiles learned the spread of MRSA to 18 premature infants was a direct result of hospital staff and physicians not properly washing their ...

TRANSCEND(TM) Trial Results Presented at European Society of Cardiology Congress and Published in The Lancet

... (see WARNINGS, Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality). Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. MICARDIS is contraindicated in patients who are ...

Beckman Coulter Buys Out Royalty Obligation for Preeclampsia Markers

... Organization, in the United States alone, preeclampsia is responsible for 18 percent of all maternal deaths, 80,000 premature births and numerous neonatal complications, and costs more than $7 billion in healthcare costs annually. With early detection, it may be possible to provide treatment to prevent ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Completes Enrollment in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial in Patients With Urea Cycle Disorders

... that comprise the urea cycle, the body's primary vehicle for removing ammonia, a potent neurotoxin, from the bloodstream. UCDs often present in the neonatal period, but onset can occur at any age depending on the severity of the disorder. Left untreated, UCDs can cause dangerously heightened levels of ...

New Study Shows BENICAR(R) (olmesartan medoxomil) Reverses Blood Vessel Damage Independent of Blood Pressure Lowering

... derived drugs. Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. Hepatic Impairment Thiazides should be used with ...

New Data Shows 45 Percent of Patients with Stage 1 Hypertension Reached Normotension with BENICAR(R) and BENICAR HCT(R)

... drugs Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. Hepatic Impairment Thiazides should be used with ...

PRoFESS(R) Results Announced at XVII European Stroke Conference

... (see WARNINGS, Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality). Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. MICARDIS is contraindicated in patients who are ...

Hope for Emphysema Sufferers: Clinical Trial That May Help Patients Breathe Easier Begins at Central DuPage Hospital

... in the nation to offer robotic-assisted surgery, minimally invasive spine surgery with bio-engineered bone protein as well as the first Level III neonatal Intensive Care Unit in DuPage County. Recently, CDH was recognized by U.S. News & World Report on the list of Best Hospitals in the orthopaedics ...

Landmark ONTARGET(TM) Trial Demonstrates Micardis(R) is Equally Effective as Ramipril, with Fewer Discontinuations, in a Broad High-Risk Cardiovascular Population

... (see WARNINGS, Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality). Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. MICARDIS is contraindicated in patients who are ...

Infant Formula Manufacturers Again under Ethical Cloud: 'Marketing Gimmick' Linked to Serious Illnesses

... formula manufacturers appear to have encouraged new mothers to give up nursing for the questionable products. "When I worked in the hospital's neonatal ward, the nurses all called it 'the diarrhea formula'," says Sam Heather Doak, LPN, IBCLC, from Marietta, Ohio. "We've seen infants, tiny little ...

Simple Test Accurately Predicts Risk of Serious Jaundice in Newborns

... babies are at risk for developing dangerous levels of jaundice, according to researchers at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. While neonatal jaundice, a yellowing of the skin caused by a buildup of a blood product called bilirubin, is common in newborns and usually disappears on its own, ...

Hyperion Therapeutics Announces Enrollment of First Patient in Phase 1/2 Clinical Trial of GT4P in Patients With Urea Cycle Disorders

... urea cycle, the body's primary vehicle for removing ammonia, a potent neurotoxin, from the bloodstream. The age of onset of UCDs is typically in the neonatal period, but onset can occur at any age, depending on the severity of the disorder. Left untreated, UCDs can cause dangerously heightened levels of ...

Preterm Infants with Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Incidence Rates of Death when Treated with Surfactant Replacement Therapies

... Meeting demonstrate that premature infants with neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome (RDS) have a nearly ... Associate Division Chief, USC Division of neonatal Medicine, and Section Head, Division of Neonatology and neonatal Intensive Care Unit, LAC and USC Women's & ...

Discovery Labs Presents Surfaxin and Aerosurf Data At the Pediatric Academic Societies' Annual Meeting

... (nCPAP) to treat premature infants in the neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) with RDS. Discovery ... to address other pulmonary conditions in neonatal and pediatric medicine. Data from Discovery's ... respiratory disorders has been recognized by the neonatal medical community. Chrysalis Technologies ...

Surfaxin (Lucinactant) Long-Term Survival Advantage vs. Comparators Published in Pediatrics

... of Discovery's broad SRT pipeline. The neonatal medical community has repeatedly indicated a ... this critically important information to the neonatal community. The article by Dr. Moya et al. ... Surfaxin is also being developed for other neonatal and pediatric indications. Aerosurf(tm), ...

Discovery's KL-4 Surfactant Technology Demonstrates Novel Anti-Inflammatory Properties

... developed as a therapeutic addressing other pulmonary conditions in neonatal and pediatric medicine. Data from Discovery's pivotal, multinational ... Syndrome in premature infants. Surfaxin is also being developed for other neonatal and pediatric indications. Aerosurf, Discovery's aerosolized SRT, is being ...

Ceragenix Announces Ceragenins Virtually Prevent Catheter Biofilm Formation in 21 Day Study

... Ceragenix also owns exclusive rights to Barrier Repair Technology for the treatment of dermatological disorders including atopic dermatitis, neonatal skin disorders and others. Ceragenix's patented Barrier Repair Technology, invented by Dr. Peter Elias and licensed from the University of ...

Benicar HCT Reductions in Seated Systolic Blood Pressure for Stage 2 Patients Compared With Amlodipine + Benazepril

... drugs. Fetal/Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality Thiazides cross the placental barrier and appear in cord blood. There is a risk of fetal or neonatal jaundice, thrombocytopenia, and possibly other adverse reactions that have occurred in adults. Hepatic Impairment Thiazides should be used with ...

Common Preterm Labor Drug Has More Side Effects Than Alternative, Finds Study from Packard Children's Hospital and Stanford

... strongly when choosing which drug to prescribe. Newborns whose mothers had received magnesium sulfate were also more likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit than those whose mothers had received the alternative treatment, although the data do not offer an explanation for this finding ...

Near-Patient Testing: The Advantages of C-Reactive Protein in Hematological Testing

... tool for monitoring inflammatory conditions and has numerous clinical applications. CRP measurement is used in the monitoring of adult and neonatal infection and immune disorders, and is also an approved risk marker for cardiovascular disease. Clinical situations: CBC and CRP ...

Tight Glycemic Control in the ICU

... Accu-Chek Inform System. All 3 systems have handheld devices that provide quantitative glucose measurement of capillary, venous, arterial and neonatal whole blood, and yield plasma calibrated results. TELCOR provides connectivity for the 3 systems, and RALS-Plus provides connectivity for Roche and ...
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