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High-Dose Human Milk Feedings Decrease Oxidative Stress in Premature Infant
Background: Premature infants are susceptible to oxidative stress, increasing the risk of serious morbidities. High-dose human milk (HM) feedings decrease morbidity risks and may reduce oxidative stress in this population. ...
The Association between Trajectories of Physical Activity and All-cause and Cause-specific Mortality
(Oxford University Press, 2018-02-26)
Background: The benefits of physical activity (PA) for health have primarily been evaluated during midlife. Whether patterns of change in late-life PA associate with overall and cause-specific mortality remains unclear. ...
Safety and Feasibility of Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation in Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis – A pilot study with a single subject experimental design.
(Taylor & Francis, 2018-02)
Introduction: Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has been explored as a neuromodulatory tool to prime motor function in several neurological disorders. Studies using tDCS in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) ...
Jobs for Youth Program: An Intervention to Improve Transition Outcomes of Former Dropout Minority Youth
(SAGE Publications, 2018-01-11)
This study describes an intervention developed to implement several best transition practices with a high risk/high need population. 116 students with disabilities from a charter school for dropouts participated. All ...
Healthy Weight and Obesity Prevention and Management
Overweight and obesity have reached epidemic levels in the United States and worldwide, and this has contributed to substantial cardiovascular and other health risks. However, controversy exists concerning the causes of ...
Sex specific associations between biomechanical recovery and clinical recovery after total hip arthroplasty
BACKGROUND: There are sex-specific gait differences in men and women before and after total hip arthroplasty (THA) but we do not know their impact on clinical outcomes. The objective of this study was to identify sex-specific ...
Considerations in Donor Human Milk Use in Premature Infants
(Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2018-11)
A computationally efficient formal method for discovering simultaneous masking in medical alarm
Numerous patient injuries and deaths have been caused by medical practitioners failing to respond to medical alarms. Simultaneous masking, where concurrently sounding medical alarms result in one or more being unhearable, ...
Enhancing Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Question of Proximity and Integration of Outpatient Services
Numerous investigations have established the strong clinical utility of cardiac rehabilitation, while clinical guidelines continually call for a high level of referral and participation. Historically, medical facilities ...
The Evaluation of a Brief Motivational Intervention to Promote Intention to Participate in Cardiac Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial
(International Press, 2018-06-26)
Objectives: Cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is an effective treatment for cardiovascular disease, yet many referred patients do not participate. Motivational interviewing could be beneficial in this context, but efficacy with ...