Neonatal Diet Type and Associations With Adverse Feeding Outcomes in Neonates With Critical Congenital Heart Defects

JPNN
Apr 09, 2024

Human milk and direct chest/breastfeeding may be protective against some adverse feeding outcomes for CCHD neonates. Larger, multicenter cohort studies are needed to continue investigating the effects of neonatal diet type and feeding modality on the development of adverse feeding outcomes in this unique population.

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Oral Linezolid Compared With Benzathine Penicillin G for Treatment of Early Syphilis in Adults (Trep-AB Study) in Spain

The Lancet
Apr 08, 2024

The efficacy of linezolid at a daily dose of 600 mg for 5 days did not meet the non-inferiority criteria compared with BPG and, as a result, this treatment regimen should not be used to treat patients with early syphilis.

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GPi-DBS-Induced Brain Metabolic Activation in Cervical Dystonia

J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry
Apr 01, 2024

GPi-DBS increases metabolic activity at the stimulation site and sensorimotor network. The clinical benefit and adverse effects are mediated by modulation of specific networks.

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Telehealth Privacy and Security Tips

Skyscape
Apr 22, 2024

Buzz, a HIPAA-complaint platform enables providers to conduct secure video conferences or calls with patients quickly, easily & seamlessly.

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Ectopic HCN4 Provides a Target Biomarker for the Genetic Spectrum of mTORopathies

Neuro Genetics
Mar 26, 2024

HCN4 provides a biomarker for the genetic spectrum of mTORopathies and may present a potential therapeutic target for seizure control in mTOR-related epilepsy.

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Rapidly Evolving Pre- and Post-surgical Systemic Treatment of Melanoma

Am J Clin Dermatol
Mar 25, 2024

Melanoma therapeutics continues to advance with combination adjuvant approaches now investigating anti-PD1 with lymphocyte activation gene 3 (LAG3), T-cell immunoreceptor with Ig and ITIM domains (TIGIT), and individualized neoantigen therapies. How this progress will be integrated into the management of a unique patient to reduce recurrence, limit toxicity, and avoid over-treatment will dominate clinical research and patient care over the next decade.

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Assessment of the Diagnostic Accuracy and Reliability of the HEART Score Calculated by Ambulance Nurses Versus Emergency Physicians

AENJ
Mar 22, 2024

The study shows a moderate interrater reliability and lower predictive accuracy of a HEART score calculated by Ambulance Nurse (AN) versus EP. AN underestimate the risk of patients with acute chest pain, with the largest discrepancies in the elements History and Risk factors. Reconsidering the cut-off values of the low-risk HEART category, as well as a carefully developed training program, will possibly lead to a higher interrater reliability of the HEART score and higher predictive accuracy used by AN.

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Efficacy and Safety of Fractional Microneedle Radiofrequency for Atrophic Acne Scars

Lasers Surg. Med.
Mar 19, 2024

FMR is a safe and effective treatment modality for improving facial atrophic acne scars, and the number of FMR treatment sessions and pulse width are associated with clinical efficacy.

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Single-Cell Transcriptomic Analysis Deciphers Heterogenous Cancer Stem-Like Cells in Colorectal Cancer and Their Organ-Specific Metastasis

Gut
Mar 18, 2024

By using integrative scRNA-seq, spatial transcriptomic analysis and functional assays, authors have uncovered a stem-like cell cluster marked with PTPRO and ASCL2 as the metastatic culprit, whose subpopulations show further different liver or ovary organotropism.

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Exploring the Interrelationships Between Physical Function, Functional Exercise Capacity, and Exercise Self-Efficacy in Persons Living with HIV

Clinical Nursing Research
Mar 12, 2024

While physical activity can mitigate the metabolic effects of HIV disease and HIV medications, many HIV-infected persons report low levels of physical activity.

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Childhood-Onset Myopathy With Preserved Ambulation Caused by a Recurrent ADSSL1 Missense Variant

Neuro Genetics
Mar 08, 2024

This study expands the phenotypic spectrum and variability of ADSSL1 myopathy with unusual manifestations in this rare disorder. Because the variant c.781G>A (p.Asp261Asn) is the most common mutation among Indian patients similar to other Asian cohorts, this finding could be useful for genetic screening of suspected patients.

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