Experts from Hong Kong are recommending cardiac evaluation of surviving relatives and next-generation sequencing (NGS) molecular autopsy as components of forensic investigations for young victims of sudden cardiac death (SCD).
Long hours spent on social media may increase the risk of depression in teenagers, with a particularly strong effect in girls, according to results of the UK Millennium Cohort Study.
Preterm infants who tested positive for ureaplasma respiratory tract infection had poorer survival over the first year of life, according to a study presented at ERS 2018. However, a 3-day course of prophylactic azithromycin could potentially reduce this morbidity and mortality burden.
The interleukin-5 receptor alpha (IL-5Rα) antagonist benralizumab has demonstrated durable efficacy and safety among patients with severe, uncontrolled eosinophilic asthma in a study reported at the recent European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2018.
Malaysia’s children are generally well fed but there are certain regions where their nutritional status can be further improved with inter-ministry collaboration and community management, says an expert.