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High Rate of Drug/Alcohol-Related Deaths in WTC Survivors

People who were exposed to the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center (WTC) have elevated rates of alcohol- or drug-related death, reports a study in the October Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
23-Oct-2018 9:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

As Medical Societies Seek to Expand Online Member Resources, Wolters Kluwer Creates a Specialty Focused Digital Solution of Clinical and Educational Content

Wolters Kluwer, Health announced today the launch of an online solution that allows its medical society partners to expand beyond traditional clinical content by providing members with streamlined access to comprehensive digital libraries...
22-Oct-2018 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

How Do Pelvic Floor Muscle Exercises Reduce Overactive Bladder Symptoms?

Overactive bladder (OAB) is a common form of urinary incontinence that is widely treated with pelvic floor muscle (PFM) training. A new laboratory study lends insights into how PFM training works: by reducing contractions of the detrusor muscle of...
19-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

For Preterm Infants, Skin-to-Skin Contact Affects Hormone Levels – And May Promote Parental Engagement

For premature infants in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU), skin-to-skin contact with parents influences levels of hormones related to mother-infant attachment (oxytocin) and stress (cortisol) – and may increase parents' level of engagement...
18-Oct-2018 2:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Terminology for Cognitive Change Associated with Anesthesia and Surgery in Older Adults

An international working group has proposed a new set of terms to better describe and define cognitive changes related to surgery and anesthesia in older adults. The new consensus document has been simultaneously published by Anesthesia & Analgesia...
17-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Costs of Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program May Exceed Reimbursements

For some healthcare providers – especially those serving racial/ethnic minority and low-income patients – the costs of delivering a new Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP) may be much higher than the expected reimbursement, reports a...
15-Oct-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Physical Therapy Is Highly Effective for Infants with Congenital Muscular Torticollis

Congenital muscular torticollis (CMT) is a common postural deformity in infants, and one that can be effectively treated by physical therapy. A set of updated, evidence-based recommendations for physical therapy management of CMT is presented in the...
3-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Technique Uses Umbilical Cord Stem Cells for Early Repair of Cleft Palate

A technique using umbilical cord blood stem cells could be a promising new approach for repair of cleft palate in infants, reports a paper in The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery, published in the Lippincott portfolio by Wolters Kluwer.
2-Oct-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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