Diet

Health Outcomes and Quality of Life Indices of Children Receiving Blenderized Feeds via Enteral Tube

1 month ago   |   By The Journal of Pediatrics

To determine whether clinical and patient-reported outcomes differ in children receiving blenderized diets compared with conventional formula.
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How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

How Does Room Temperature Affect Test Scores?

1 month ago   |   By Web MD

The findings suggest that ordinary variations in room temperature can affect brain performance significantly and differently for men and women, the study authors said.
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Study finds no significant differences in conventional, femtosecond phaco

1 month ago   |   By Healio

Researchers who compared outcomes of conventional phacoemulsification with femtosecond laser-assisted cataract surgery found nonsignificant differences in clinical and patient-reported outcomes.
In this single-center, prospective, interventional, case-controlled trial, cataract surgery patients were randomized to receive one of the two procedures. The study involved 400 eyes of 400 patients; seven in the femtosecond laser group were unable to complete treatment and received conventional phaco; nine did not return for follow-up.
Researchers evaluated visual acuity, corneal topography, spectral
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Women Who are Early Risers Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Women Who are Early Risers Have Lower Risk of Breast Cancer

Women who wake up early may have a lower risk of developing breast cancer compared to evening persons or night owls. Women who maintain health lifestyle, i.e., following a... Read more ...

Migraine Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth

Migraine Increases Risk of Complications During Pregnancy, Childbirth

Pregnant women with migraine are at a higher risk of developing various complications such as risk of miscarriage, cesarean sections and giving birth to a child with low birth... Read more ...

Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer

Being More Active during Middle and Older Age can Make You Live Longer

Regular exercise during middle and older age can cut down early death risk. So, start being more active as you age to live longer. Read more ...

Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm

Watch Out: Hospital Sinks, Faucets are Often Home to Slime and Biofilm

Dirty sinks and faucets in the hospital are often home to slime and biofilm, reveals a new study. Read more ...

New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent

New Female External Catheter Technology Cuts CAUTI by 50 Percent

Catheter-associated urinary tract infection reduction is a top priority for the overall reduction of healthcare-associated infections. Newly developed Female External Catheter... Read more ...

Link Between Education and Lowered Risk of Heart Attack Discovered

Link Between Education and Lowered Risk of Heart Attack Discovered

A link between higher levels of education and lowered risk of heart attack and stroke has been discovered by researchers. Read more ...

Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study

Prostate Cancer Urine Test Shows Who Needs Treatment and When: Study

New urine test for prostate cancer was found to have enormous potential, said researchers. Read more ...

Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding

Almost 1 in 5 Blood Cancer Patients Suffer Blood Clots, Bleeding

Blood cancer patients are more likely to suffer complications such as blood clots and bleeding, reveals a new study. Read more ...

Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment

Machine Learning Improves Heart Attack Risk Assessment

Machine learning approach better discriminated which patients would have a cardiac event from those who would not, said new study. Read more ...

New, Noninvasive Test to Detect Bowel Diseases Faster

New, Noninvasive Test to Detect Bowel Diseases Faster

Novel, non-invasive test has been developed to assess gut function. Early diagnosis would enable patients to control symptoms before they become severe, and improves their... Read more ...