Today's Health News

Surgical Site Infection Rates May Differ by Gender

SSI rates differ by gender for certain procedures, including increased risk for women after heart surgery

Late-Pregnancy US Could Prevent Undiagnosed Breech Presentation

Universal ultrasound at 36 weeks in nulliparous women would ID thousands of undetected cases

Stimulation of Targets in Brain May Up Recollection in Seniors

Effects of stimulation were greater on fMRI recollection signals versus recognition signals

Sensory Sensitivity Tied to Constipation in Young Children

Feeding problems due to sensory sensitivities common in children with constipation

Perinatal Complications Tied to Childhood Social Anxiety

Perinatal birth complications associated with childhood social anxiety symptoms and behavioral inhibition

Infections May Up Risk for Developing Sjögren Syndrome

Lung, skin, urogenital infections tied to increased risk for developing primary Sjögren syndrome

Public Disclosure Law Improves Nurse Staffing Ratios

After enactment of N.J. law mandating reporting of staffing info, patients per RN fell for 10 specialties

UB-421 Monotherapy Maintains HIV Viral Suppression

Suppression maintained for up to 16 weeks in HIV-infected undergoing analytic treatment interruption

Machine Learning IDs Risk for Familial Hypercholesterolemia

Classifier developed using EHR data identifies patients at highest probability threshold for FH

Digital Replantation Seems Better Than Revision Amputation

Replantation recommended when three or more digits amputated, for distal single-finger amputation