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SOCIAL MEDIA IN THE AGE OF THE "NEW POLIO"

In September 2014, after a viral illness, my 4-year-old child awoke with a neck so weak that his head flopped backward and a dominant...

DISSEMINATED CYSTICERCOSIS

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PSYCHOSIS WITH METHYLPHENIDATE OR AMPHETAMINE IN PATIENTS WITH ADHD

Stimulants are effective for the treatment of attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder. The prescription of stimulants for the treatment...

PSYCHOSIS DURING ATTENTION DEFICIT-HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER TREATMENT WITH STIMULANTS

Attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder is one of the most commonly diagnosed conditions in child and adolescent mental health services....

 
 
 

HEART OF GOLD

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PITUITARY HYPERPLASIA FROM PRIMARY HYPOTHYROIDISM

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OOCYTE CRYOPRESERVATION IN A TRANSGENDER MALE ADOLESCENT

To the Editor: Since the effects of gender-affirming therapy on fertility are unknown, multiple medical societies endorse the preservation...

"DOUGHNUT" LESIONS

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PLATELET TRANSFUSIONS IN NEONATES - LESS IS MORE

Thrombocytopenia is common in preterm neonates. At some point during their stay in the neonatal intensive care unit, this condition...

SEPARATION OF CRANIOPAGUS TWINS BY A MULTIDISCIPLINARY TEAM

The craniopagus variant of conjoined twins is a rare congenital defect that occurs in 0.6 of every 1 million births. Conjoined twins...

 
 
 

YOUTH VAPING AND ASSOCIATED RISK BEHAVIORS - A SNAPSHOT OF COLORADO

To the Editor: In 2017, Colorado had the dubious distinction of leading the nation in the use of nicotine-containing vapor products...

BOBBLEHEAD-DOLL SYNDROME

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PEUTZ-JEGHERS SYNDROME

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OPHTHALMIA NEONATORUM

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HYDROXYUREA - AN ESSENTIAL MEDICINE FOR SICKLE CELL DISEASE IN AFRICA

Higher levels of fetal hemoglobin ameliorate the clinical course of sickle cell disease. Hydroxyurea, an inhibitor of the enzyme ribonucleoside...

ADOLESCENT VAPING AND NICOTINE USE IN 2017-2018 - U.S. NATIONAL ESTIMATES

To the Editor: A rapid increase in the prevalence of vaping among adolescents has aroused public health concern. Adolescents who "vape"...

 
 
 

RANDOMIZED TRIAL OF PLATELET-TRANSFUSION THRESHOLDS IN NEONATES

Prophylactic platelet transfusions are commonly administered to preterm infants to reduce the risk of bleeding. Policies regarding...

ETHICAL PROBLEMS IN DECISION MAKING IN THE NEONATAL ICU

In the neonatal intensive care unit , disagreements about whether life-sustaining treatment can ethically be withheld or withdrawn...

 
 
 

HYDROXYUREA FOR CHILDREN WITH SICKLE CELL ANEMIA IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

Sickle hemoglobinopathies are common and life-threatening genetic disorders. Homozygous hemoglobin S is the most severe genotype, and...

REVERSE-TRANSCRIPTASE INHIBITORS IN THE AICARDI-GOUTIÈRES SYNDROME

To the Editor: The Aicardi-Goutières syndrome is a genetic encephalopathy that is associated with childhood illness and death. The...

 
 
 



Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness...

Japanese researchers link omega-3 intake to reduced muscle stiffness post-exercise

Supplementation of omega-3s EPA and DHA had a positive role in reducing muscle stiffness after exercise, according to new data published in the Journal of the International... Read more ...

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

Gene Therapy Restores Immunity for ‘Bubble Boys'

A team of scientists say they have treated 10 "Bubble Boy' babies born with the disease called X-linked combined severe immunodeficiency, or SCID-X1, using a combination of... Read more ...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding...

Beloved mother dies of drug-resistant superbug days after her son's wedding at her bedside

Stephanie Spoor, who first fell ill in November, died on February 11 in Chicago, days after one of her sons Zack married his fiancee Carley at her bedside in hospital gowns... Read more ...

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

Sophie Turner Opens Up About Depression And Social Media Scrutiny

"I would cry and cry and cry over just getting changed and having to put on clothes,” the actress said. Read more ...

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Zapping the brain REVERSES age-related memory loss in older people

Researchers at Northwestern University in Illinois tested electrical stimulation of the hippocampus on the brains of 16 64 to 80-year-olds and found it boosted their memories. Read more ...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus...

Cystic fibrosis sufferer who had double lung transplant contracted a virus from her donor 

Rima Manomaitis, 29, from Pepperell, Massachusetts, received a double lung transplant in May 2017 to treat her cystic fibrosis, only to learn her donor had a dormant virus that... Read more ...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic'...

Chips Ahoy cookies recalled after furious customers found lumps of 'plastic' baked into them

Mondelēz Global recalled 13-ounce packs of Chewy Chips Ahoy cookies after customers found 'an unexpected solidified ingredient' and experienced choking and even dental injuries. Read more ...

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Two hours or more of screen time makes children 'badly behaved'

Researchers at the University of Alberta studied more than 2,400 families to find more than two hours per day looking at screens as a toddler could lead to a seven times higher... Read more ...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are...

Organ donor? Organs are cut out of patients' bodies even while they are conscious and aware, horrifying new science study reveals

If you're an organ donor, you might have chosen that status out of a sense of goodwill, thinking that medical personnel don't harvest your organs until after you're dead and... Read more ...

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Recall: Some Chewy Chips Ahoy After Baking Mishap

Only 13-ounce packages of Chewy Chips Ahoy, which are sold nationwide, are part of the recall. Read more ...